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Command Sgt. Maj. Neil J. Pierce

Command Sergeant Major, 104th Training Division (LD)

Command Sergeant Major Pierce is currently assigned to 104th DIV (LT) as the Command Sergeant Major. CSM Pierce entered the Marine Corps on 17 July 1991, where he served four years before entering the United States Army in 1995. His assignments include: Command Sergeant Major 2D Brigade, 104th Division (LT), Lexington, Kentucky. Command Sergeant Major of 332nd Medical Brigade, 3rd Medical Command, Nashville, Tennessee. Command Sergeant Major, 2-399th Battalion, Fort Knox, Kentucky. Command Sergeant Major, 1109th MSB, 1MSG, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Sergeant Major, G3, 108th Training Command, Charlotte, North Carolina. First Sergeant, Bravo Company 1-50, 198th BDE Fort Benning, Georgia. First Sergeant, Bravo Company 2-398th,95th DIV, Madisonville, Kentucky. AST/MIT AN, Numanya, Iraq, Senior Drill Sergeant, Delta Company, 3-398th, 100th Division, Paducah, Kentucky, Drill Sergeant, Bravo Company, 3-398th, 100th Division, Paducah, Kentucky. Tanker, Bravo Company, 3-398th, Paducah, Kentucky. Marine Corps Rifleman K Company, 25th Marines, Evansville, Indiana. He has served a total of 29 years of military service in both the Marines and Army.
CSM Pierce’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal ( 5 OLC), Army Commendation Medal( 2 OLC), Army Achievement( 2OLC), Army Reserves Components Achievement Medal(2 OLC) Army Good Conduct Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense ( Bronze Star), Armed Forces Reserve Medal(M device/Silver Hourglass), Noncommissioned Officer Development Ribbon(5), Army Service Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Combat Action Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, Airborne Wings, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge( Gold).
CSM Pierce lives in Paducah, Kentucky with his wife Heather. He has 3 daughters: Taylor, Hadley and Clara.