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Command Sgt. Maj. Peter T. Trotter

Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (ABN)

Command Sgt. Maj. 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 Sgt. Maj., 104th Division (Leader Training), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA; Command Sgt. Maj., 300th Sustainment Brigade, Grand Prairie, TX; Command Sgt. Maj., 7th Battalion, 95th Regiment, Grand Prairie, TX; Command Sgt. Maj., 176th MC Brigade Expansion, Seagoville, TX; Command Sgt. Maj., 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, 1st Sgt. Course, Sergeant Major Academy, Sgt. Maj. Force Management Course, and Structured Self-Development Level Five.


Command Sgt. Maj. 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, the Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Professional Development Ribbon, with four affixed, Army Service Ribbon, Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal.                                                                               


Command Sgt. Maj. 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.