Command Sergeant Major Michael J. Robinson (Photo by Photographer: Jocelyn Broussard)
Reserve, he enlisted 31 January 1990. Command Sergeant Robinson has achieved multiple military occupational specialties, to include 12B, 12M, 68W and 68P, as well as various leadership and staff positions, across multiple Army Reserve and Active Component Operational, Functional and Training Commands, ranging from Team Leader to Command Sergeant Major.
His key assignments include: National Intelligence Support Group, Military Intelligence Readiness Command; (dual hatted) Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) Senior Enlisted Theater Lead LNO – Afghanistan and ISAF Joint Command CJ 3/7 Sergeant Major (III Corps-USFOR-A); Command Sergeant Major, 413th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 80th TASS; First Sergeant, Alpha Company; 396th Combat Support Hospital, 2nd Medical Brigade; Operations Sergeant Major, Task Force Med, 82nd Airborne Div., CJTF-82, Afghanistan; and Assistant Team Leader, 907th Engineer Detachment (Fire Fighter), Yakima Firing Center, 70th Regional Readiness Command. His military campaigns include Operation Noble Eagle, Operation Enduring Freedom VII, and Operation Enduring XII-III.
CSM Robinson’s significant military education includes Capabilities Development Course, Keystone Course, Nominative Leader Course, Joint Planners Orientation Seminar, Joint CWMD Planners Course (JCPC), Defense Support of Civil Authorities 1 & 2 (DSCA), Senior Enlisted Executive Force Management Course, Red Team Member Course, Army Lessons Learned Course, Sergeants Major Course, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course (SJPME II), Combatives Level II, First Sergeants Course, and Battle Staff.
CSM Robinson received a Bachelors of Science degree from Washington State University, a Master’s Degree in Asymmetrical Warfare from American Military Univ. (Honors), a Certificate in Intelligence from Advanced Technical Intelligence Center and is currently pursuing a degree in Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis from Norwich University.
CSM Robinson’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2nd Award), Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5th Award), Army Achievement Medal, Global War of Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, (with numeral 4), Armed Forces Reserve Medal (6th Award with “M” device, Silver hourglass, Numeral 3), Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (8th Award), Army Reserve Overseas Training Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, NATO-ISAF Medal (2nd Award), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2nd Award), and German Marksmanship Badge (Bronze).