CSM MARK D. HENNESSEY

COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR MARK D. HENNESSEY IS A NATIVE OF WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT. HE ENTERED THE UNITED STATES ARMY IN NOVEMBER 1991 AND ATTENDED MILITARY POLICE ONE STATION UNIT TRAINING AT FORT MCCLELLAN, ALABAMA EARNING THE MOS 31B. CSM HENNESSEY’S MILITARY AND CIVILIAN EDUCATION INCLUDE, AIR ASSAULT COURSE, BASIC LEADERS COURSE, SPECIAL REACTION TEAM COURSE (PHASE I & 2), FAST ROPE MASTER COURSE, RAPPEL MASTER COURSE, COMBAT LIFE SAVER COURSE, ADVANCED LEADERS COURSE, BASIC AIRBORNE COURSE, DOT HAZMAT COURSE, AIR MOVEMENT OPERATIONS COURSE, JUMPMASTER COURSE, SENIOR LEADERS COURSE, BATTLE STAFF COURSE, AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY SERGEANTS MAJOR ACADEMY CLASS 63. CSM HENNESSEY HAS COMPLETED HIS BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE FROM TROY UNIVERSITY.

CSM HENNESSEY’S PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENTS INCLUDE PATROLMAN, FORT DEVENS, MA.; GUNNER AND PATROLMAN, SCHWEINFURT, GERMANY; TEAM LEADER, FORT CAMPBELL, KENTUCKY; TEAM LEADER AND SQUAD LEADER, HANAU, GERMANY; SQUAD LEADER, PLATOON SERGEANT, OPERATIONS SERGEANT, BATTALION MMS NCO, DETACHMENT SERGEANT, AND PMO OPERATIONS SERGEANT, FORT BRAGG, NORTH CAROLINA; FIRST SERGEANT, CAMP HUMPHREYS, KOREA; BATTALION OPERATIONS SERGEANT, FIRST SERGEANT, BATTALION OPERATIONS SERGEANT MAJOR, AND BRIGADE OPERATIONS SERGEANT MAJOR, FORT BRAGG, NORTH CAROLINA, DES SERGEANT MAJOR, FORT SILL, OKLAHOMA AND COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR 503D MP BN (ABN), FORT BRAGG, NORTH CAROLINA.

CSM HENNESSEY’S MILITARY DECORATIONS AND AWARDS INCLUDE THE BRONZE STAR MEDAL (1OLC), MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL (3OLC), JOINT SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL, ARMY COMMENDATION MEDAL (5OLC), ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL (3OLC), GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL (7TH AWARD), NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL W/ BRONZE STAR, ARMED FORCES EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL, KOSOVO CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH 1 BRONZE SERVICE STAR, IRAQI CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH 4 BRONZE SERVICE STARS, GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL, GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM SERVICE MEDAL, KOREAN DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL, ARMED FORCES SERVICE MEDAL WITH 1 BRONZE SERVICE STAR, HUMANITARIAN SERVICE MEDAL, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RIBBON (NUMERAL 4), ARMY SERVICE RIBBON, OVERSEAS SERVICE RIBBON (NUMERAL 5), NATO MEDAL WITH 2 BRONZE SERVICE STARS, JOINT MERITORIOUS UNIT AWARD, MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION AND THE ARMY SUPERIOR UNIT AWARD. HE HAS ALSO BEEN AWARDED THE COMBAT ACTION BADGE, AIR ASSAULT BADGE, BASIC PARACHUTIST BADGE, SENIOR PARACHUTIST BADGE, MASTER PARACHUTIST BADGE, DRIVERS BADGE (W), GERMAN PROFICIENCY BADGE (GOLD); GERMAN, CHILEAN AND MALAWIAN PARACHUTIST BADGES. CSM HENNESSEY IS A MEMBER OF THE SERGEANT MORALES CLUB AND IS A RECIPIENT OF THE ORDER OF THE MARECHAUSSE IN BRONZE