Command Sgt. Major Aaron Rose
CSM Aaron Rose is a native of Whitehouse, Texas. He enlisted in the United States Army on 29 July 1997. He completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, Georgia, where he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty of 31U, Signal Support Systems Specialist.
His assignments include RETRANS Operator, HHC, 1-503 Inf Bn., Camp Casey, Korea, Team Leader, HHC, 1-22 Inf Bn., Fort Hood, Texas, Forward Support NCO, HHC, 1-6 Inf Bn., Baumholder, Germany, Section Sergeant, HHC 2-4 Inf Bn., Fort Polk, La., Senior Drill Sergeant, A/B Co 2-60th Inf Bn., Fort Jackson, SC, Detachment Sergeant, HHD, 1st Special Forces Group, JBLM, WA, First Sergeant, A Co 1-13 Inf Bn., Fort Jackson, SC, BDE Communications Chief, 48th Chemical Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas, Operations Sergeant Major, 11th Corps Signal Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas and Command Sergeant Major, 54th Signal Battalion, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
His military and Civilian education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Advanced Leaders Course (Honor Graduate), Senior Leaders Course, Drill Sergeant School, Master Resilience Trainer Course, SHARP Course, Battle Staff Course, and Sergeants Major Course (Class 69). He holds a Baccalaureate Degree in Business Management and a Master of Science degree in Organizational Management from Excelsior College.
CSM Rose’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1SLC), Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Award (1OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 5). He is an awardee of the Bronze Order of Mercury, the Order of Saint Maurice (Centurion), and a lifetime member of the Signal Corps Regimental Association (SCRA) and the Infantry Association.