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Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas D. Dieckman

Command Sergeant Major, 88th Readiness Division

Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Douglas Dieckman assumed responsibility of the 88th Readiness Division, headquartered at Fort Snelling, Minn. and Fort McCoy, Wis. on March 2, 2024.  CSM Dieckman was previously CSM of the 416th Engineer Command.  

Dieckman began his military career in September 1990 when he enlisted into the U.S. Army Reserve. He has served as a combat engineer, Senior Training Non-Commissioned Officer, First Sergeant, and has multiple appointments in the CSM position.

Other assignments included 397th Engineer Battalion, Ladysmith, Eau Claire and Pewaukee, Wis.; 14th Battalion, 84th Regiment, Fort McCoy, Wis.; 88th Regional Readiness Command, Fort Snelling, Minn.; 428th Engineering Company, Wausau, Wis.; 86th Training Division, Fort McCoy, Wis.; 3/329th Small Arms Readiness Battalion, Milwaukee, Wis.; 378th Engineering Detachment, Darien, Ill.; and 372nd Engineer Brigade, Fort Snelling, Minn.

Dieckman attended Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. His additional military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Total Army Instructor Course, Small Group Instructor Course, 1st Sergeants Course, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Course, and BN/BDE Pre-Command Course.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts - Technology Education, and Master of Science – School Counseling both from the University of Wisconsin - Stout and Advanced Certification in School Administration from St. Mary’s University.

Dieckman’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon.