CSM Garrett O'Keefe
CSM O’Keefe is a native of San Diego California and enlisted in the Army in June 2000. He has served as a Riflemen, SAW gunner, Scout Team Leader, and Long-Range Surveillance Assistant Team Leader. His leadership positions include Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, Operations Sergeant Major, Troop Sergeant Major, and Command Sergeant Major.
CSM O’Keefe’s military education includes; Airborne School, Jumpmaster School, Military Free Fall School, Reconnaissance Surveillance Leaders Course, Joint Fire Power Course, IO planner course, Red Teaming course, Master Resiliency Training, and Ranger School. He is a graduate of Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. He currently has a Bachelor’s Degree, and is pursuing his Master’s Degree.
His assignments include A Co and Scout Platoon 4-31 IN BN, Fort Drum NY, 10th Mountain Long Range Surveillance Detachment, Fort Drum NY. C CO and B CO 1-14 IN BN, Schofield Barracks HI. A CO 2-22 IN BN, Fort Drum NY. D CO (RSLC) 4th Ranger Training BN, Fort Benning GA. C CO 2-35 IN BN, Schofield Barracks HI. Ghost Troop and Headquarters Headquarters Troop 2-2 CR, Vilseck Germany. 1 Troop, Charlie Squadron, Asymmetric Warfare Group, Fort Meade MD, BN CSM for 1st BN 13th INF Regiment, Fort Jackson. CSM O’Keefe is currently the 2nd BDE, 25th ID CSM.
CSM O’Keefe has deployed to Afghanistan in 2003-2004, 2020 as well as Iraqi 2004-2005 and 2007-2008. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal 2 OLC, the Army Commendation Medal 1 Silver OLC, 1 OLC, the Army Achievement Medal 2 OLC, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Airborne Badge, Military Freefall Badge, and Ranger tab.
CSM O’Keefe is married and has three children.