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Command Sergeant Major, 38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade

CSM Neil Sartain

Command Sergeant Major Neil Sartain was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He graduated from Raleigh Egypt High School in 1987 and later attended Austin Peay State University from 1988 to 1991, where he was awarded a full athletic scholarship for track and cross country. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in July 1993, and completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He was the distinguished honor graduate of his class while attending advanced individual training at Fort Bliss, Texas and was awarded the MOS of 14J (Early Warning Systems Operator).

Command Sergeant Major Sartain’s assignments include: 2-43 ADA BN, Fort Bliss, Texas; 32d Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Bliss, Texas; 3-43 ADA BN, Fort Bliss, Texas; 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii; 1-7 ADA BN, Fort Bliss, Texas/Osan Air Base, South Korea/Fort Bragg, North Carolina; United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado; 2-44 ADA BN, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; 1-44 ADA BN, Fort Hood, Texas; 5-5 ADA BN, Camp Stanley/Camp Red Cloud, South Korea; 1-3 ADA BN, Fort Stewart, Georgia; 1-5 ADA BN, Fort Stewart, Georgia. He has served in the following positions: Battalion Command Sergeant Major, G-3 Sergeant Major, Battalion S-3 Operations SGM, G-3 Training NCOIC, First Sergeant, Operations Center NCOIC, Sentinel Radar Platoon Sergeant, Air and Battle Management Operations Center (ABMOC) NCOIC, Training Room NCOIC, Sentinel Radar Squad Leader, A2C2 Operations Sergeant, Sentinel Radar Team Chief, Sentinel Radar/Early Warning Systems Operator.

Command Sergeant Major Sartain’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with one silver and one bronze oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Good Conduct Medal (8th award), National Defense Medal with two star devices, Operation Iraqi Freedom Campaign Medal with two star devices, Korean Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Medal (5th award), Overseas Service Ribbon, and Army Service Ribbon. He also holds the Drivers Badge (W), Meritorious Unit Citation, and the Air Assault Badge. He is also a member of the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara.

Command Sergeant Major Sartain’s military education include Battalion CSM Pre-Command Course, Battalion CSMDP, United States Army Sergeant’s Major Academy (Class 63), First Sergeant’s Course, Battle Staff Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Primary Leadership Development Course, Combat Lifesavers Course, Unit Prevention Leaders Course, and Air Assault Course.

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