ACU Command Photo of CSM Ryan Barr (Photo by VIOS)
Command Sergeant Major Ryan Barr is a native of Alamosa, CO. He entered the Army in June 1992 and attended the Aviation Operations Specialist Course at Fort Rucker, AL. He graduated with his Bachelor of Science Degree from Excelsior College in 2004 and earned a Master of Education Degree with a concentration in Organizational Leadership through Northcentral University in 2010.
CSM Barr’s previous assignments include 1/229th AVN Regiment, Ft. Bragg, NC, South Korea; and Aviation Operations Specialist, Camp Stanley, 2nd AMC, C Co, Ft. Bragg, NC; Aviation Operations Sergeant, 2/159th AVN Group, 2/159th AVN Group, Phoenix, AZ; Aviation Operations Sergeant, Phoenix Recruiting BN, Mesa, AZ; Army Reserve Recruiter, 63rd RRC, Seattle, WA; Special Missions NCO and Army Reserve Career Counselor, 7th BN ARCD, Morrow, GA; Accessions Regional Manager, Special Missions NCOIC, Area Leader, and Operations NCO, Army Reserve Careers Division (ARCD), ARCD; Enlisted Accessions NCOIC, Sergeant Major, 4th Battalion, Sergeant Major, 13th Battalion, ARCD and the 3rd Medical Recruiting Battalion CSM, USAREC. CSM Barr is currently serving as the Army Reserve Careers Division Command Sergeant Major.
CSM Barr is a graduate of the Aviation Operations Specialist Course, Airborne Course, Combat Lifesaver Course, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer’s Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Army Recruiter Course, Total Army Instructor Training Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, Retention & Transition NCO Course, Security Manager’s Course, Senior Accessions Career Counselor Course, and the Sergeants Major Course.
CSM Barr’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (2 Silver OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3 Bronze OLC), Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Bronze Hourglass, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (#4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Airborne Badge, Air Crew Member Badge, Recruiter Badge w/3 Sapphire Stars, Recruiter Ring, Glen E. Morrell Award, and the Career Counselor Badge.
CSM Barr is married to the former Bonnie Warren, from San Antonio, Texas.