Command Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant Major Kesha R. White

Command Sergeant Major of Troop Battalion

Command Sergeant Major Kesha R. White assumed responsibilities as the Troop Battalion command sergeant major on June 2, 2017. Previously, she served as the chief clinical noncommissioned officer for Regional Health Command—Pacific, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

She is a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and enlisted in the United States Army in November 1990 as a medical laboratory specialist, attending basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. and advanced individual training at Fort Gordon, Ga., and then Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Command Sergeant Major White has served with distinction in a variety of leadership positions and assignments position from squad leader to first sergeant and now command sergeant major. Her stateside assignments include: the United States Army Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, Mass.; 249th General Hospital, Fort Gordon, Ga.; 28th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Bragg, N.C.; Walter Reed Army Medical Center, District of Columbia; Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., and 21st Combat Support Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas. Her overseas assignments include: Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, and 65th Medical Brigade, Yongsan, South Korea. She has two combat deployments to Iraq.

Command Sergeant Major White’s military education include: Nuclear Biological and Chemical Defense Course; Basic Leader Course; Advanced Leader Course; Defense Packaging of Hazardous Materials for Transportation Course; Basic Instructor Course; Senior Leader Course; Equal Opportunity Leader Course; Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course; Master Resilience Trainer Course; U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy- Class 65, and the pre-command course.

She has a Bachelor of Science in health services management from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Science in health Service administration and human resource management from Troy University.

Command Sergeant Major White’s awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (one bronze oak leaf cluster); Meritorious Service Medal (one silver oak leaf cluster and one bronze oak leaf cluster); Army Commendation Medal (two bronze oak leaf clusters); Army Achievement Medal (four bronze oak leaf clusters); Army Good Conduct Medal (one silver oak leaf cluster and two bronze oak leaf clusters); National Defense Service Medal (one bronze oak leaf cluster); Iraqi Campaign Medal (3rd campaign star); Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korea Defense Service Medal; Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal; Noncommissioned Officer Professional Service Ribbon (numeral 5); Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (numeral 4); Joint Meritorious Unit Award; Meritorious Unit Award (one bronze oak leaf cluster), and Army Superior Unit Award (one bronze oak leaf cluster). She is member of the Order of Military Medical Merit and the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.

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