CSM Jason W. Osborne
Command Sergeant Major Jason W. Osborne is a native of Rockwood, Tenn. CSM Osborne entered the United States Army in July 1992 and attended basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He was then assigned to 67th Combat Support Hospital in Wuerzburg, Germany from 1992 until 1999. Follow on assignments included 32nd Medical Logistics Battalion, Fort. Bragg, North Carolina from 1996 until 1999.
In 1999 he reclassified his military occupational specialty as a Psychological Operations Specialist at Fort Bragg, N.C. Upon graduation he was assigned to the 9th Psychological Operations Battalion as a tactical PSYOP team leader until 2000 and then served as detachment sergeant until early 2002. He was then assigned to Headquarters Support Company, 9th Battalion, as assistant Operations NCO in the S-3 Air position until November 2002.
CSM Osborne was further assigned to the Special Operations Training Detachment, Joint Readiness Training Center as an Observer/Controller until 2005. He then served again as a tactical PSYOP Detachment NCOIC, 9th PSYOP Battalion, and was selected to serve as the First Sergeant of Bravo Company, 9th PSYOP Battalion until 2009. CSM Osborne served as the Operations Sergeant Major of the 3rd PSYOP Battalion until 2011.
In 2011 CSM Osborne was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division as the G-7 Information Operations Sergeant Major, and served as the Division’s military deception officer while deployed in 2013. He then served as the 9th PSYOP Battalion command sergeant major from June 2014 until June 2016 followed by an assignment as the 5th Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group command sergeant major.
In addition to completing NCO professional development training at every level, CSM Osborne’s military education includes: Basic Airborne Course; Jumpmaster Course; Air Assault School; Air Movement Operations Course; Joint Firepower Course; Battle Staff; First Sergeants Course; Basic Instructor Course and Combat Lifesaver Course.
His awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters); Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC); Army Commendation Medal (4OLC); Army Achievement Medal (3OLC); Joint Meritorious Unit Award (4OLC); Presidential Unit Citation; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terror Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal (3 Stars); Iraqi Campaign Medal (3 Stars); Humanitarian Service Medal (2nd Award); Army Good Conduct Medal (7th Award); Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (5); Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal (2nd Award); Combat Action Badge; Expert Field Medical Badge; Master Parachutist Badge and the Air Assault Badge.