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Command Sergeant Major

Randy D. Randolph


Command Sgt. Maj. Randy D. Randolph, a native of Syracuse, New York, enlisted in the Army on 15 May 2001, and attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and trained as a Broadcast Journalist (46R) at Fort Meade, Maryland.  

His stateside assignments include Fort Liberty, North Carolina where he served in the 35th Signal Brigade, 22 nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, and as the 82nd Airborne Division, 2nd Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs NCOIC and 82 nd Airborne Division’s Public Affairs NCOIC; Soldiers Radio and television, Washington, D.C., where he served the NCOIC and Operations NCO; Human Resources Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky, where he was his career field’s assignments manager; Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington; where he served as the I Corps Public Affairs Sergeant Major; Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina; where he served as the Army Central command Public Affairs sergeant Major; Fort Bliss, Texas, where we served as the Command sergeant Major of the 24TH Theater Public Affairs Support Element, and most recently served on Fort Liberty, North Carolina as the FORSCOM Public Affairs Sergeant Major. CSM Randolph’s operational deployments include Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom, 3 tours) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom).

CSM Randolph’s military education includes the Basic Broadcaster Course, Basic Airborne Course, Combat Lifesaver Course, Basic Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Combatives Level I, Senior Leader Course, Jumpmaster Course, the Master Resilience Trainer Course, the Information Operations Fundamentals Course, Information operations Planner’s course, and the Sergeants Major Course. His civilian education includes a high school diploma from Liverpool High School, a bachelor of arts from the State University of New York at Potsdam, and a master of arts from the University of Texas at El Paso.

Some of CSM Randolph’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (2nd award), the Meritorious Service Medal (7th award), the Iraq Campaign Medal (4 campaign stars), the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the NATO Medal, Chilean Jump Wings, the Combat Action Badge and the Parachutist Badge.