Command Sgt. Maj. Benny L. Hubbard (Photo by Department of the Army)
CSM Hubbard assumed the duties of Command Sergeant Major of the 412th Theater Engineer Command on 12 January 2020. Prior to his current duty assignment, CSM Hubbard was the Command Sergeant Major for the 926th Engineer Brigade.
Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, CSM Hubbard is a graduate of Warren Central High School. He received a BA in History from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1990.
CSM Hubbard enlisted into the United Sates Army in 1984 and after completing Basic Training at Ft. McClellan and AIT at Ft. Belvoir, VA, he was assigned to the 412th Engineer Command, as a Construction Surveyor. CSM Hubbard assignments include: 926th ENG BDE, Montgomery, AL Chief Engineer NCO, CSM 5th Medical Command Brigade Expansion, CSM 323th Regiment 4th Battalion (BCT), CMDT Of Cadets ROTC Leader’s Training Course, Ft. Knox, KY, SGM 412th Engineer Command G5 Strategic Planning, Vicksburg, MS, Engineer Mission Support Element NCOIC 412th ENG CMD, Operations Sergeant 412th Engineer Command , CSM US Army Corps Of Engineers Gulf Region South, Tallil, Iraq, SGM ENG Section, 412TH Engineer Command, First Sergeant 412th Engineer Command Platoon Sergeant 412th Engineer Command.
In CSM Hubbard’s career, he has deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
CSM Hubbard’s military education includes USAES Ft Belvoir VA-Construction Surveyor 1985, Army NCO Academy 1990, US Army AAT School-Auditor 1993, 3385th USARF School—71L Admin SP 1994, 3390th USARF School-BNCOC Ph1 1995, 5039th USARFS-BNCOC Ph2 1995, NGB NCOA Pineville, LA-ANCOC Ph1 1996, 1st/ 3d 95th DIV, ANCOC Ph2 1997, Spectra- Precision School-AUTOCAD 2000 1999, Us Army First Sergeant Course Ft McCoy, WI 2001, US Army Sergeants Major Academy Ft Bliss, TX 2007, Nominative Leader Course Carlisle, PA 2019.
CSM Hubbard’s awards include; Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, Army Superior Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal W/Campaign Star, Iraq Campaign Medal W/Campaign Star, Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal W/Hourglass & M-device, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon W/Numeral 6, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon W/Numeral 2, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon.
CSM Hubbard has served on many boards/councils that include; President of Junior Enlisted Promotion Board 4-323d BCT, President of Junior Enlisted Promotion Board 412th Engineer Command, Vicksburg MS 2003-2006, NCO Advisory Council 412th Engineer Command, Vicksburg MS 2003-2006, NCO Advisory Council 412th Engineer Command, Vicksburg, MS 2000-2003, President- National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-Jackson, MS, President-Rankin County Chamber of Commerce, President-Workforce Investment Board of the Central Mississippi Planning Development District, Board Member-University of Southern Mississippi Foundation Board.
CSM Hubbard’s civilian occupation is with Hubbard Insurance and Financial Solutions, LLC/Owner.
CSM Hubbard lives in Flowood, MS and is married to the former Kimberly Patterson of Brandon, MS and they have three children Benny Jr, Kelsey and Kayla.