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Command Sgt. Maj. Robert M. Stirling

Command Sergeant Major, 451st Expeditionary Sustainment Command

Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Stirling enlisted into Active-duty service on July 1, 1987. Command Sgt. Maj. Stirling attended Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at Ft. Benning, Georgia. He is retired from Ogden City Fire Department after 23 years of service, with 13 of those years assigned to Ogden Metro SWAT as an Operator/Paramedic. He currently works for the Utah Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services as the EMS Education Manager.

His last assignment was as the Command Sergeant Major for 2d Medical Training Brigade, Salt Lake City, Utah. His previous assignments include Operation Desert Shield/Storm, 1990-1991; Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2005-2007; Operation Enduring Freedom 2009-2011; Operation Enduring Freedom (OSS), Kuwait, 2022; Echo Company 1/38th Infantry, Ft. Benning, Georgia; 1st Battalion 7th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division, Aschaffenburg, West Germany; 2nd Battalion 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; 1st Cavalry Division Horse Detachment, HHC 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; 2nd Battalion 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Southwest Asia; 144th Evacuation Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah; 321st Evacuation Detachment (Air Ambulance), Salt Lake City, Utah; 19th Group Support Company, Riverton, Utah; 144th Area Support Medical Company, Riverton, Utah; Utah Training Command, Riverton, Utah; Office of the Surgeon General, AR MEDCOM, Washington, DC; 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) (MCDS), Salt Lake City, Utah; 349 Combat Support Hospital, Bell, California; 11th BN 104th REGT OC/T, 91TD, Boise Idaho; 2D Medical Brigade, 807th MCDS, Dublin, California; 3D Medical Command FWD (OCP), Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

CSM Stirling's professional military education includes all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System, United States Army Infantry School, Mechanized Infantry School, French Commando School, Combat Medic School, Honor Graduate of the Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Special Operations Combat Medic Prep, Distinguished Honor Graduate of the Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course, First Sergeant Course, Battle Staff Course, Brigade Combat Team Trauma Training, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education, Medical Intelligence Course, United States Army Sergeant's Major Academy, Observer Coach Trainer (OC/T), Force Integration Course for Senior Leaders, Nominative Leaders Course, and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Care Administration and Emergency Management.

His awards and decorations include: Combat Infantry Badge, Combat Action Badge, Army Staff Identification Badge, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (SOLC), National Defense Service Medal (1BSS), Southwest Asia Service Medal (3BSS), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1BSS), Iraq Campaign Medal (2BSS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Silver hourglass, M device, and numeral two, NCOES Ribbon numeral six, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon numeral three, Army Reserve Overseas Training Ribbon numeral three, NATO-Non Article Five Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal-Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Liberation Medal-Government of Kuwait, Meritorious Unit Citation (3OLC) and Valorous Unit Citation.