CSM Donald J. Freeman
Command Sergeant Major
916th Support Brigade
Command Sergeant Major Donald J. Freeman entered active service on 10 September 1985. Prior to arriving at Fort Irwin and 916th Sustainment Brigade, CSM Freeman served as the 502nd Mission Support Group Command Sergeant Major, and as the 61st Ordnance Brigade Command Sergeant Major at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
CSM Freeman has held every leadership position in the Noncommissioned Officer ranks from Squad Leader to Brigade Command Sergeant Major. His assignments include the 3rd Infantry Division, 2nd Armored Division, 1st Cavalry Division, and the 10th Mountain Division. His overseas deployments and assignments include Germany, Africa, Kuwait, Bosnia, and combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq.
CSM Freeman has earned numerous awards and distinctions throughout his career. These include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, five Meritorious Service Medals, and the Combat Action Badge. He has been a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy and Sergeant Morales Clubs since 1990.
CSM Freeman’s military education includes all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System, Battle Staff Course, and the Master Fitness Trainer Course. He is a graduate of class 54 of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy.