Command Sergeant Major Vincent E. Bond

Command Sergeant Major Vincent E. BondCommand Sergeant Major Vincent E. Bond enlisted in the United States Army in November 1985. He completed Basic Training at Fort Jackson, SC and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Command Sergeant Major Bond has held numerous leadership positions including Squad Leader, Medical Section Sergeant, Medical Platoon Sergeant, AC/RC Advisor, First Sergeant, G-3 Operations Sergeant Major, and XVIII Airborne Corps Chief Medical NCO.

His previous assignments include: A Co, 3rd Bn 75th Ranger Regiment, HHC 75th Ranger Regiment, 4th Ranger Training Brigade, Fort Benning Georgia; 782 CS MED, 82nd Airborne Division, Surgeon Office NCOIC, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Tuttle Army Health Clinic, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah, Georgia; 3/345th CS/CSS Regiment, Fort Gillem, Georgia; First Sergeant USAMEDDAC-Japan, Camp Zama, Japan; G-3 Plans Sergeant and Chief Operations NCO, 44th MEDCOM, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief Medical NCO, XVIII Airborne Corps Surgeon Office, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Throughout his career, Command Sergeant Major Bond has continued to further his military and civilian education and training. He has completed the Basic Airborne School, Jumpmaster Course, Special Forces Underwater Operations Dive Medical Technician Course, Long Range Surveillance Leaders Course, Battle Staff Course, 70H Officers Course, Pathfinder Course, Joint Medical Planners Course. He is also a graduate of all Noncommissioned Officer Education System Schools. He holds an Associates of Arts from the University of Maryland.

Command Sergeant Major Bonds’ awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, 3 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Commendation Medal 3 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Achievement Medal, 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Force Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with Arrow Head Device, Iraq Campaigned Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with numeral 4, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 3, and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. His unit awards include the Joint Meritorious Unit Award 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Meritorious Unit Commendation.

He has also earned Expert Field Medical Badge, Combat Medical Badge, Parachutist badge, Parachutist Badge with Bronze Star for Combat Jump, Senior and Master Parachutist Badges, Pathfinder Badge, Australian Parachutist badge, German Parachutist Badge, Canadian Parachutist Badge. CSM Bond is also a member of the prestigious Order of Military Merit.