CSM Peter Trotter BIO (Photo by SFC Stephen Crofoot)
Command Sergeant Major Trotter assumed responsibilities of the senior enlisted leader of United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Dec. 15, 2018. He has served more than 35 years in the military.
He entered the United States Army on Nov. 29, 1983. He attended basic combat training in November 1983 at Fort Jackson SC. He attended advanced individual training in October 1984 at Fort Gordon. His assignments include: G7 SGM, 108th Training Command, Command Sergeant Major, 104th Division (Leader Training), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA; Command Sergeant Major, 300th Sustainment Brigade, Grand Prairie, TX; Command Sergeant Major, 7th Battalion, 95th Regiment, Grand Prairie, TX; Command Sergeant Major, 176th MC Brigade Expansion, Seagoville, TX; Command Sergeant Major, 145th MC Battalion Multifunctional, Seagoville, TX; G4 SGM, 807th Medical Support Command, Salt Lake City, UT; First Sergeant, 354th MC Company, Seagoville, TX; Senior Medical Maintenance NCO, 145th MC Battalion Multifunctional, Seagoville, TX; Transportation NCOIC, 271st Maintenance Company, East Camden, Arkansas; Telecommunications Operator, 145th MC Battalion Multifunctional, Texarkana, TX. DAS3 Computer Repairman, Alpha Company, 1st SSB, Fort Gordon, GA; Combat Telecommunications Operator, 145th MC Battalion Multifunctional, Texarkana, TX.
His military education: completed Basic Training, Telecom CBT Center Operator (Distinguished Graduate), DAS3 Computer Repair, PLDC, Medical Supply, Unit Supply, Biomedical Equipment Specialist Basic and Advance, BNCOC, ANCOC, First Sergeant Course, Sergeant Major Academy, Sergeant Major Force Management Course, and Structured Self-Development Level Five.
CSM Trotter’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal With three Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Meal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/M Device and Silver Hour Glass, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, with four affixed, Army Service Ribbon, Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal.
CSM Trotter’s civilian occupation consists of working for the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Dallas, Texas as a Picture Archiving and Communications System Administrator and instructor at Cedar Valley Community College in Lancaster, Texas.