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Command Sergeant Major


    CSM MELANIE T. BROOKS

Command Sergeant Major Melanie T. Brooks is presently the Command Sergeant Major for the 10th Special Troops Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, at Fort Drum, NY.

CSM Brooks entered the United States Army in October 1990 and attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, with Advanced Individual Training as a 76C at Fort Lee, Virginia.

She has served in the following positions and organizations: PLL/TAMMS Clerk, 126th Trans Company, Fort Bragg, NC; Reports of Survey NCO, 34th Support Group, Yongsan Korea; Warehouse NCOIC, HHC 603rd ASB, HAAF, GA; Senior Drill Sergeant, Whiskey Company, 244th Quartermaster Battalion, Fort Lee, VA; SSA Platoon Sergeant, K Company, 159th Aviation Regiment , HAAF, GA; First Sergeant, K Company, 159th Aviation Regiment, First Sergeant, A Company,  26th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Stewart, GA; First Sergeant, Echo Company, 2-3 Aviation Support Battalion, HAAF, GA; 501st Sustainment Brigade  Support Operations (SPO) Sergeant Major, Camp Carroll, Korea; 501st Sustainment Brigade S3 Operations Sergeant Major, Camp Carroll, Korea; 501st Sustainment Brigade CSM, Camp Carroll, Korea; 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) ACofS G4 Sergeant Major, Fort Drum, NY and her most recent assignment was the 10th STB Command Sergeant Major, Fort Drum, NY.

Her military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 59.  Other schools include Drill Sergeant Course, Battle Staff Course, Support Operation Course, Small Group Instructor Course, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Department of Defense Transportation of Hazardous Materials Course

Her awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (7th award), National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Star), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4OLC), Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Drill Sergeant Badge, Combat Action Badge, Honorable Order of Saint Martin and Sergeant Audie Murphy.