CSM Todd M. Garner was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1991 as a Combat Medic (68W). He completed Basic Combat Training (BCT) at Ft Knox, KY and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Ft Sam Houston, TX.
CSM Garner’s assignments include Health Care Specialist, Basset Army Community Hospital, Ft Wainwright, AK; EVAC Squad Leader, C Company, 79th FSB, Ft Lewis, WA; EVAC Squad Leader, C Company, 25th FSB, Ft Lewis, WA; Department NCOIC, MAMC, Ft Lewis, WA; Treatment NCO, HHC, 1-52nd Aviation BN, K-16, Korea; Senior Operations NCO, MAMC, Ft Lewis, WA; EMT NCOIC, 47th CSH, Camp Wolf, Kuwait; PSG, HHB, 3-320th Field Artillery Regiment, Ft Campbell, KY; Operations Sergeant Major, WRMC, Ft Lewis, WA; 1SG, C Company, 704th BSB, Ft Carson, CO; 1SG, HHC, 704th BSB, Ft Carson, CO; Brigade Operations SGM, 4th BCT, 4th ID, Ft Carson, CO; Division Surgeon SGM, 4th ID, Ft Carson, CO; CSM, USA MEDDAC Ft Knox, KY and Ireland Army Community Hospital; CSM, 65th Medical Brigade and MEDDAC-Korea, Camp Humphreys, Korea; CSM, Regional Health Command Europe, Sembach, Germany.
CSM Garner’s awards and decorations include: The Legion of Merit (3); Bronze Star Medal (3); Meritorious Service Medal (6); Army Commendation Medal (6); Army Achievement Medal (9); Army Meritorious Unit Commendation (3); Army Superior Unit Award (2); Army Good Conduct Medal (9); National Defense Service Medal (2); Korean Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/campaign stars (3); Iraq Campaign Medal w/ campaign stars (2); Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon (6); Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (7); NATO Medal; Combat Medical Badge; Air Assault Badge; Driver’s Badge w/Wheel; and the Gold German Schützenschnur Badge. CSM Garner is also a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara, and the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3).
CSM Garner’s military education includes: Emergency Medical Technician Course; SINCGAR Assistant Instructor Course; Primary Leadership Development Course; Drop Zone Support Team Leader Course; USAF Airlift Planner Course; Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course; Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Field Sanitation Course; Master Fitness Trainer Course; Mobile Retention Training Course; Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course; Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Level II Course; Battle Staff Course; Air Assault Course; U.S. Army Sergeant’s Major Academy (Class 62), Battalion & Brigade Pre-Command Course; Battalion & Brigade CSM Development Program; AMEDD Executive Skills Course; Nominative Leader Course.
CSM Garner is married to Kanina E. Garner of Alexandria, Louisiana. They are the proud parents of their daughter Brinkley and their son Zane.