Command Sergeant Major Patrick McKie was born and raised in Lincoln, NE and is currently serving as the Army Reserve Careers Division Command Sergeant Major.
His previous assignments include: Garrison Command Sergeant Major at Camp Parks, CA, Senior Enlisted Advisor, Army Reserve Affairs, United States Forces – Afghanistan; Battalion SGM, 12th BN, Army Reserve Careers Division; Master Trainer, Office of the Chief, Army Reserve; Operations NCO, Office of the Chief, Army Reserve; Theater Retention NCOIC, CFLCC/Third Army; Senior Retention NCOIC, 89th Regional Readiness Command; Career Counselor, 89th Regional Readiness Command; Senior Drill Sergeant, 377th REGT, 95th DIV; Drill Sergeant; 4/302nd CAV REGT, 5th TNG BDE; Instructor, 5th TNG BDE; Track Commander and Cavalry Scout, 4/302nd CAV REGT.
CSM McKie’s military education includes: Cavalry Scout OSUT, PLDC, Instructor Trainer Course; 19D BNCOC; Drill Sergeant School; Basic Infantryman Course; 11B ANCOC; Career Counselor Course; Advanced Career Counselor Course; Sergeants Major Course (Class 57), Garrison Leaders Course, and Senior NCO JPME Course. CSM McKie is also Battle Staff Qualified. Complementing his military education, he has completed his undergraduate degree in Education and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Military Science, with a concentration in Low Intensity Conflicts and Unconventional Warfare.
CSM McKie’s military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal (4rd Oak Leaf Cluster); the Joint Service Commendation Medal; the Army Commendation Medal (6th Oak Leaf Cluster); the Army Achievement Medal (3rd Oak Leaf Cluster); the Good Conduct Medal (3rd Award); the Army Reserves Components Achievement Medal (2nd Oak Leaf Cluster); the National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award); the Afghan Campaign Medal; the Iraqi Campaign Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal; the Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ “M” Device (2nd Award) and Silver Hourglass; the Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 4); the Army Service Ribbon; the Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral 2); the NATO Medal; the Combat Action Badge; the Drill Sergeant Badge; the Career Counselor Badge, the Drivers Badge (with Driver-Wheeled Clasp), and the German Schutzenschnur (Gold).
CSM McKie is married to Jennifer A. McKie, and they have two amazing daughters, Abby and Ashley.