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Command Sergeant Major Christopher D. Gunn Command Sergeant Major, United States Army Armor School

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Command Sergeant Major Christopher D. Gunn
Command Sergeant Major,
United States Army Infantry School

Command Sergeant Major Christopher D. Gunn entered military service in March 1992. CSM Gunn completed Basic and One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Georgia.

CSM Gunn's assignments include 25th Long Range Surveillance Detachment, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, Fort Drum, New York; 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment (Basic Training Battalion), Fort Jackson, South Carolina; 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Task Force 1, Joint Readiness Training Center and 1st Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Polk, Louisiana; United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 59, Fort Bliss, Texas; 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss; CSM, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment, Fort Stewart, Georgia; CSM, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas; Brigade CSM, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; BDE CSM, 1st Security Forces Assistance Brigade, Fort Benning; the CSM, U.S. Army Joint Modernization Command, Fort Bliss and most recently the CSM of the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia.

CSM Gunn's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit Medal (three Oak Leaf Clusters and "C" Device), Bronze Star Medal (2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (one Silver and one Bronze Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1 SLC), Meritorious Unit Commendation (1 OLC), Army Superior Unit Award (1 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd award), Iraqi Campaign Medal with two stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with one star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal with two stars, NCO Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral 4, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Multinational Force and Observers Medal, NATO Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, and Ranger Tab. He is also a receipt of the Order of Saint Maurice, Order of Saint George, and Order of Saint Barbara, a member of the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club and a distinguished member of 502nd Regimental Association. Furthermore, CSM Gunn has been awarded the Polish Armed Forces Silver Soldier's Medal.

CSM Gunn holds an associate degree in General Studies from Central Texas College, as well as both a bachelor's degree in Multidisciplinary Skills and a Master of Arts in Leadership Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso.