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Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey P. Cereghino

Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii

 

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Command Sergeant Major Jeffrey P. Cereghino was born in Fresno, California, and graduated from Dinuba High School in May 1994. He joined the U.S. Army in January 1995 and completed One Station Unit Training (OSUT) for Corrections Specialist (95C) at Fort McClellan, Alabama.

CSM Cereghino’s positions and assignments include Corrections Specialist, Team Leader and Training NCO, Charlie Company, 705th Military Police Battalion, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Squad Leader and Operations NCO, Corrections Company, Regional Corrections Facility, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Drill Sergeant and Senior Drill Sergeant, Charlie Company, 1-46 Infantry Regiment, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Prisoner Services NCO and First Sergeant, 9th Military Police Detachment, 95th Military Police Battalion, Mannheim, Germany; First Sergeant, 595th Military Police Company, 508th Military Police Battalion (I/R), Fort Lewis, Washington; Military Transition Team NCOIC, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; Operations Sergeant Major, 93rd Military Police Battalion, Fort Bliss, Texas; Command Sergeant Major, 508th Military Police Battalion (D) and Operations Sergeant Major, 6th Military Police Group (CID), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington; and Command Sergeant Major, 15th Military Police Brigade, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

CSM Cereghino’s military and civilian education include Primary, Basic and Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Courses, First Sergeant Course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 62, Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course, Antiterrorism Officer Basic Course, Military Transition Team Course, Airborne Course, Air Assault Course, Special Reaction Team (Marksman/Observer) Course, and Special Reaction Team Course.

CSM Cereghino received his Associate’s Degree in General Studies from Central Texas College, Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Western Kentucky University and Master’s Degree in Business Administration from North Central University.

His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star (1-OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3-OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3-OLC), Army Achievement Medal (11-OLC), Good Conduct Medal (7th award), National Defense Service Medal (Bronze Star), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 5), Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral 3), NATO Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation (1-OLC), Army Superior Unit Award (1-OLC), Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Drivers Badge. CSM Cereghino is also a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club and awarded the coveted Order of the Marechaussee.

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