Command Sergeant Major


CSM Stanley O Richards | CSM 405th AFSB

Command Sergeant Major Stanley O. Richards was born in Phenix City, Alabama on 19 April, 1961. He enlisted into the Alabama National Guard in 1988 and then joined the Active Army in 1989 as a Unit Supply Specialist (92Y). CSM Richards has held all enlisted leadership positions from Squad Leader to Command Sergeant Major.

Command Sergeant Major Richards' assignments include Unit Supply Specialist, HHC, 4/1 FA, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Supply Clerk and Armorer, HHC, 1st Signal Brigade, Yongsan, Korea; Supply Sergeant, DDEAMC, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Drill Instructor, M Company, 262 QM Battalion, Fort Lee, Virginia; S4 NCOIC, 2nd Brigade, 3rd ID, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Property Book NCOIC and First Sergeant, Office of Military Support, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; G4 SGM, 30th Medical Brigade, Heidelberg, Germany; Command Sergeant Major, 13th CSSB, Fort Benning, Georgia and CSM, Operations Group's Sustainment Division, Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Command Sergeant Major Richards' military education consists of the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Drill Sergeant School, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Airborne School, Standard Property Book-Redesigned Course, Battle Staff Course, First Sergeants Course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 55), and the Battalion and Brigade Pre-Command Courses. CSM Richards has a Bachelors of Science Degree in General Business Management from the University of Alabama and a Masters Degree in Logistics from Touro University International.

Command Sergeant Major Richards' military awards include the Bronze Star Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal (5 awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (5 awards), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation (2 awards), National Defense Service Medal (2), Iraqi Campaign Medal (4), Overseas Service Ribbon (5), Drill Sergeant Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Army Good Conduct Medal (8). He is a member of the Honorable Order of Saint Martin.


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