Mary Burnham

Florida Ambassador
March 19, 2018

Name: Mary K. Burnham

Hometown:  East Palatka

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Business Position:  Army Reserve, Retired; Civil Service, Retired


Civilian Education:  Bachelor of Science – Business Administration – Columbia Southern University                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies:  Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3349; Rat Island Yacht Club/Officer, 2016-Present


Military Retirement Date, Rank, Service:  29 Feb 2016, Command Sergeant Major, Army Reserve


Name of Spouse and Children:  Spouse - David, Children - Amber, Paula


Army Reserve Ambassador Mary K. Burnham retired as a Command Sergeant Major with 36 years of service in the United States Army Reserve and also served as a Civil Servant in various positions, including Accounting Technician, School Administrator, and Supervisory Staff Administrator. 


She is a graduate of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Non Resident Course Class #01-12 and various other leadership and skills training courses. 


She served in numerous leadership positions stateside and overseas; First Sergeant, 741th Adjuant General Company (Direct Support Postal), Orlando, FL; Non-commissioned Officer In Charge, Command Operation Center, 595th Transportion Group, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Port of Ash Shuaiba, Kuwait; Command Sergeant Major, 1186th USA Transportation Terminal Brigade, Operation Enduring Freedom, Kuwait; Command Sergeant Major, 641st Regional Support Group, Saint Petersburg, FL.