Command Sgt. Maj. Rodger Mansker
Command Sgt. Maj. Rodger Mansker assumed duties as the United States Army Materiel Command’s 16th Command Sergeant Major March 17, 2017. As the Command Sergeant Major of Army Materiel Command, Mansker serves as the Commanding General’s personal adviser on all enlisted related matters; primarily focused on the quality of life for Soldiers, Civilians and Families across the command as well as the training of the Noncommissioned Officer Corps and Soldiers.
CSM Mansker provides advice, counsel, and guidance to all Major Subordinate Command Soldiers and Civilians as required or requested. He sits as a board member on the Sergeants Major Senior Enlisted Council and engages Headquarters, Department of the Army, Army Command and Combatant Command senior enlisted leaders on Army Materiel Command strategic themes, objectives and issues.
CSM Mansker was raised in San Jose, California, and later moved to Colorado. He enlisted in the Army on Dec. 27, 1985 and attended Basic Training at Fort Dix, New Jersey, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, as a 63S Heavy Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic.
His past assignments include Bravo Company, 7th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, Nellingen, Germany; 493rd Supply and Service Company, Fort Carson, Colorado; Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), Division Support Command (DISCOM), 1st Infantry Division, Kitzingen, Germany; Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; HHC, 64th Corps Support Group, Fort Hood, Texas; Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Calvary Regiment, Fort Irwin, California; 404th Army Field Support Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington; United States Army Security Assistance Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; and various deployments to Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Somalia. Prior to his current assignment, Mansker was Headquarters, Department of the Army Deputy Chief of Staff G-4 Sergeant Major.
His military and civilian education include the First Sergeants Course, Master Fitness Training Course, Battle Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Course and United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 55). He has a bachelor’s degree in Resource and Technology Management from Troy University and is pursuing a master’s degree in Strategic Leadership.
His awards include the Legion of Merit with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Good Conduct Medal with nine Oak Leaf Clusters and the National Defense Medal with Bronze Star device. He is also the recipient of the Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe and the Field Artillery Order of Saint Barbara.