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Command Sergeant Major – Army


Command Sergeant Major Kevin A. Dean

Command Sergeant Major Kevin A. Dean

Command Sergeant Major Kevin A. Dean is a native of Blackfoot, Idaho, and a graduate of Snake River High School. CSM Dean joined The Idaho Army National Guard on 20 February 1993. He attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

He currently resides in Blackfoot, Idaho, with his wife Tonya.
Throughout his 27 years of service he has served in every enlisted leadership position from Fire Support Specialist, Assistant S4 NCO, Supply Sergeant, Battalion Fire Direction NCO, Targeting NCO, Readiness NCO, PSD Platoon Sergeant, Battalion Operations NCO, First Sergeant B Battery/1-148th Field Artillery and Command Sergeant Major, 1-148th FAR, and to his current position as IDARNG State Command Sergeant Major.

His military education includes five different Military Occupation Specialties and completion of all NCOES courses.

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Bronze Star

Meritorious Service Medal

Army Commendation Medal w/1 bronze oak leaf cluster

Army Achievement Medal w/7 bronze oak leaf clusters

Army Good Conduct Medal/2 silver knots

Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal

National Defense Service Medal 1 star

Iraq Campaign Medal w/2 campaign stars

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Humanitarian Service Medal

Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/silver hourglass/1 “M” device

Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon w/numeral 5

Army Service Ribbon

Overseas Service Ribbon w/numeral 2

Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon w/numeral 2

Idaho Emergency Duty Ribbon w/2 bronze oak leaf clusters

Idaho Reenlistment Ribbon w/1 silver and 1 bronze oak leaf clusters

Idaho Service Ribbon w/4 bronze oak leaf cluster

Meritorious Unit Commendation

Idaho Governors Outstanding Unit Award w/1 bronze oak leaf cluster

Combat Action Badge

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