CSM MICHAEL J. STUNKARD
Command Sergeant Major
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
CSM Stunkard joined the Army from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in November 1989 and attended One Station Unit Training at Ft Benning, GA as an Infantryman.
CSM Stunkard’s assignments include 3rd BN 325th Airborne Battalion Combat Team , Southern European Task Force Vicenza Italy, 2nd BN 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment 82nd Airborne Division Ft Bragg NC, 1st BN 503rd Infantry (AASLT) 2nd Infantry Division Camp Hovey Republic of Korea, 2nd BN 22th Infantry Regiment 1st Brigade Combat Team 10th Mountain Division Ft Drum, NY, 1st BN 50th Infantry of the Infantry Training Brigade Ft Benning GA, 3rd BN 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment 2nd Brigade Combat Team 82nd Airborne Division Ft Bragg NC, Task Force 1 Joint Readiness Training Center Operations Group, 2nd BN 30th Infantry , 3rd Squadron 89th Calvary Regiment (RSTA) 4th Brigade Combat Team 10th Mountain Division at Ft Polk LA, 2nd BN 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment 3rd Brigade Combat Team 82nd Airborne Division Ft Bragg NC, Brigade Mission Command and Operations Group of the Joint Readiness Training Center at Ft Polk LA. His combat deployments include Operation Provide Comfort Northern Iraq; Operation Iraqi Freedom I and VII; Operation Enduring Freedom VII, XI, and XII.
CSM Stunkard has held every NCO Leadership position as an Infantryman; from Rifle Team Leader to Command Sergeants Major. He most recently served as the Operations Group CSM at the Joint Readiness Training Center.
CSM Stunkard’s military education includes all levels of NCOES including USASMA Class 59, and completed Ranger, Airborne, Jump Master, Air Assault, Drill Sergeant, Master Fitness, Belgium Commando, Alpine Mountaineering, NATO FIBUA courses and SERE C . He currently holds an Associates of Science in General Education from JCC and is working on his Bachelor’s Degree in History.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal ; Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal ; Army Achievement Medal ; Army Good Conduct Medal ; National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal ; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon ; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon ; Nato Medal; Ranger Tab; Combat Infantryman Badge; Expert Infantryman Badge; Drill Sergeant’s Badge; Master Parachutist Badge; Air Assault Badge. He has also been awarded the Belgium, Honduran, Ecuadorian and French Parachutist Badge.