Command Sgt. Maj. Nathaniel J. Bartee Sr. was born June 20, 1967 in Quitman, Ga. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1985 and attended basic and advanced individual training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. in October 1985.
Bartee’s previous duty assignments include, wheeled vehicle driver, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3/36th Infantry Battalion, Kirchgeon, Germany; heavy vehicle driver HHD, 3/3rd Field Artillery Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; heavy vehicle driver, Company A, 92nd Field Artillery Battery, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Armor Division, Fort Hood, Texas; senior vehicle driver, Company B, 27th Main Support Battalion, Division Support Command, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; squad leader, 503rd Transportation Company, 64th Area Support Group, Heidelberg, Germany; senior vehicle driver, 2nd HET Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; Assistance Truckmaster 2nd HET Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; platoon sergeant, 104th Transportation Company, Fort Benning, Ga.; truckmaster, 104th Transportation Company, Fort Benning, Ga.; Research, Developmental, Test and Evaluation NCO, Operational Test Command, West Fort Hood, Texas; first sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 58th Transportation Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class #56), Fort Bliss, Texas; 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) G3 Sergeant Major, Fort Hood, Texas; command sergeant major, 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; command sergeant major, 15th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Hood and Fort Bliss, Texas; command sergeant major, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; special project sergeant major, Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.
Bartee is a graduate of several military courses and academies, including Warrior Leader Course at Fort Hood, Texas; Advance Leader Course, Honor Graduate at Fort Eustis, Va.; Senior Leader Course, Honor Graduate at Fort Eustis, Va.; First Sergeant Course, Top 20% at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas; Sergeant Major Course, Class 56, Top 20% at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss; Pre-Command Course at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Battalion Intelligence/Operations Sergeant’s Course; Master Fitness Trainer Course, at Fort Benning, Ga.; Test and Evaluation Basic Course at Alexandria, Va.; Master Driver Certification Course at Fort Eustis, Va.; Environmental Course at Fort Benning, Ga.; National Fire Academy Course; Ammunition Supply Procedures Course at Fort Hood, Texas; Commander’s Safety Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; General Fund Enterprise Business System course at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.
Bartee’s awards include the Legion of Merit: Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal, (3rd OLC); Army Commendation Medal, (3rd OLC); Army Achievement Medal, (5th OLC); Good Conduct Medal, (9th Award); Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, (w/Numeral 4); Overseas Service Ribbon, (3rd tour); National Defense Service Medal; South West Asia Service Medal; Kuwait Liberation Medal; Saudi and Kuwait Liberation Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Army Superior Unit Award; Army Service Ribbon; Driver’s-Mechanic Badge (W) with bar; the Central Texas-Fort Hood Chapter (AUSA) award for 2009; the Military Order of Saint Christopher Medal (Honorable) and the Military Order of Saint Martin Medal (Honorable).
Bartee holds an Associates of General Studies Degree and a Certificate of Completion in Applied Technology from Central Texas College, a Bachelor of Science/Liberal Arts Degree from Excelsior College, and a Master in Business Administration Degree with a concentration in Military Operations from Touro University International and a Technical Certification Endorsement, Commercial Driver License.
Bartee is married to Sgt. 1st Class (Ret.) Pamela D. and they have two children.