CSM Donald E. Langworthy II (Photo by Dept. of the Army)
CSM Langworthy enlisted in the U.S. Army on 17 July 1981 at 18 and has 35 years of continuous service. He is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Pennsylvania Army National Guard NCO Academy (1SG), United States Army JFK Special Warfare Center and School (96F (37F), BNCOC and ANCOC), Basic and Advanced Airborne School, Defense Language Institute (Polish), United States Army Intelligence Center (97E) and the United States Army Military Police School (95B).
CSM Langworthy served on active duty for 12 years as a Military Policeman in the 5th MP Company and USAG at Fort Polk, as an Interrogator at Ft Huachuca and DLIFLC, and as a Psychological Operations Specialist in the 6th PSYOP and 9th PSYOP Battalions at Fort Bragg. While on active duty he deployed to Operations Desert Storm, Desert Shield and Provide Comfort as the PSYOP detachment sergeant supporting 5th Special Forces Group (A).
After leaving active duty in 1992 he was assigned to various leadership positions in the 15th PSYOP Battalion in the 246th, Headquarters, 350th and 346th PSYOP Companies. His most recent leadership positions were as the First Sergeant of the 346th PSYOP Company (TAC) (ABN) during Operation Iraqi Freedom, the CSM of the 16th PSYOP BN at Fort Sheridan and 15th PSYOP BN in Cincinnati. CSM Langworthy also served as the POTF-A (TF Siren) CSM in Afghanistan at USAFOR-A and ISAF HQs, CSM of the 2nd Psychological Operations Group, and CSM of the 451st Expeditionary Support Command. His current assignment is the CSM of the 3d Medical Command (Deployment Support) located in Atlanta, GA (effective 20 October 2017).
During his military career, he has earned two Bronze Star Medals, the Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster, the Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters, the Southwest Asia Service Medal for the Defense of Saudi Arabia, Liberation of Kuwait and Operation Provide Comfort Campaigns, the Iraqi Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the Combat Action Badge, the Master Parachutist Badge, and
other ribbons and awards.
CSM Langworthy has a B.S. in Cellular Biology from Methodist College in North Carolina and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Miami University in Ohio. He is currently employed as Manager in Proctor and Gamble’s Quality Organization with responsibilities for supporting manufacturing sites in North America and is an Adjunct Professor of Microbiology at Miami University.