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Interim Regimental Command Sergeant Major:

RCSM Thomas J. Kelly, Jr. - Regimental Sergeant Major


Command Sergeant Major Thomas J. Kelly, Jr. is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He enlisted in the Army as a 62J, Construction Equipment Operator, in May 1989. In 1993, he reclassed to 92A, Automated Logistics Specialist.

CSM Kelly’s previous assignments include 642nd Engineer Company (CSE), Ft. Drum, New York, Echo Battery, 6/52 ADA Battalion (Patriot), Ansbach, Germany, 227th Supply Company Air Assault, Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, Supply & Transportation Troop, Regimental Support Squadron 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Ft. Polk Louisiana, 3rd Corps Support Command, Wiesbaden Germany, 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Ft. Polk, Louisiana, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, 72nd Brigade Support Battalion, 212th Fires Brigade, 1st Armor Division, Ft. Bliss, Texas and 23rd Quartermaster Brigade, Fort Lee, Virginia.

CSM Kelly’s previous leadership positions include: Squad Leader, Section Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, Logistic NCOIC, Battalion Operations Sergeant, Sling Load Master Trainer, First Sergeant, Battalion and Brigade Command Sergeant Major. His deployments include Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Operation Intrinsic Action, Operation Enduring Freedom and three rotations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

CSM Kelly’s military education includes the Warrior Leadership Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, First Sergeant Course, Sling Load Master Training, Recruiting School, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (NR 35). His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (3OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC) , the Army Commendation Medal (3OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (4OLC), the Good Conduct Medal (8th award) plus numerous other campaign and service medals. He also wears the Combat Action Badge, Air Assault Badge and has been awarded the Order of Saint Martin Medallion and Order of Saint Barbara.

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