CSM Joseph G. Harbour

Command Sergeant Major Joseph G. Harbour is a native of Camdenton, MO. CSM Harbour entered the United States Army in February 1994 and attended One-Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, GA. He was assigned to 4-87 IN BN, 25th IN DIV at Schofield Barracks, HI followed by 1-187 IN BN, 3BCT, 101st ABN DIV (AASLT) at Fort Campbell, KY.

In 1998, he transitioned to 1-3 ACR at Fort Carson, CO and then he was assigned to Fort Greely, AK as an Instructor at the Northern Warfare Training Center. In 2002, he served as a Drill Sergeant at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. He was then assigned as one of the first members of 2-4 IN BN, 4th BDE, 10th MTN DIV at Fort Polk, LA. In 2007, CSM Harbour returned to Fort Campbell, KY to serve as a Platoon Sergeant in 1-75 CAV, 2BCT, 101st ABN DIV (AASLT). When the unit returned from Iraq he transitioned to 2-502 IN BN to serve as a Rifle Company First Sergeant, followed by HHC First Sergeant and in 2012, he was selected as First Sergeant of the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Campbell, KY.

CSM Harbour was assigned to 1-327 IN BN, 1BCT, 101st ABN DIV (AASLT) as the Operations Sergeant Major. He was selected to serve as Battalion Command Sergeant Major for 2-506 IN BN, 3BCT, 101st ABN DIV (AASLT) from January 2018 through February 2020. CSM Harbour assumed responsibility for US Army Garrison, Fort Campbell in May 2020.

In addition to completing NCO professional development training at every level, CSM Harbour’s military education includes: Basic Airborne Course, Air Assault School, Infantry Mortar Leaders Course, Master Resilience Training Course, Combat Lifesaver Course and the Mountain Warfare Course. His civilian education includes a Bachelor’s of Science in Leadership from Excelsior College.

His awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Presidential Unit Citation, Joint Meritorious Unit Citation, Valorous Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 Star), Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal (2nd Award), Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (4th Award), North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal (2nd Award); Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Parachutist Badge and the Air Assault Badge.