Command Sergeant Major Biography
Command Sergeant Major Charlie Bryant
Senior Enlisted Leader, 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion
Command Sergeant Major Charlie Bryant was born in Monticello, Florida. He enlisted in the Army in June 1990. CSM Bryant attended basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, Georgia, where he was trained as a combat Signaler (31K). He is currently assigned to the 44th ESB in Grafenwoehr, Germany.
Command Sergeant Major Bryant’s previous assignments include: Sergeant Major E-TNOSC Mannheim, Germany; United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 61) and as a Battle Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Course Instructor (Ft Bliss, Texas); Brigade S-6 NCOIC, HHC BSTB 1SG, Charlie Company BSTB 1SG while assigned to the 4TH Brigade 10TH Mountain Division (Ft Polk, La), Battalion S-6 NCOIC, Brigade S2, 25U Instructor/Writer, Intel Analyst while assigned to the 15th Signal Brigade (Ft Gordon, Georgia). Additionally, he served as a Section Chief with the 728TH MP BN in Camp Henry Korea. and in various duty positions with 1/10th FA 3rd Infantry Division (Ft Benning, Georgia) He has completed one tour in Iraq in support of OIF and one tour in Kuwait in support of OEF. He has also participated in Hurricane Katrina Relief operations in Louisiana.
Command Sergeant Major Bryant’s military and civilian education includes: Sergeant Major Academy (Class 61), First Sergeant Course, Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Warrior Leader Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, Army Basic Instructor Course, and the Small Group Instructor Course. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Social Science from Upper Iowa University and a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).
Command Sergeant Major Bryant’s awards and decorations include: The Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (6 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (5 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (7th AWD), National Defense Service Medal (1 BS), Southwest Asia Service Medal (1 BS), Korean Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal , NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Outstanding Volunteer Service Ribbon (1 OLC) Army Service Ribbon, and the Army Superior Unit Award (3 OLC).