Command Sgt. Maj. Clark A. Kuhling

Command Sgt. Maj. Clark A. Kuhling is a native of Pace, Florida. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in February 1996 and attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, where he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty (98D) Military Intelligence.

Kuhling’s assignments include Trackwolf Operator, 66th Military Intelligence Group, Augsburg, Germany; Trojan Spirit Supervisor, 201st Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Platoon Sergeant and Request for Information Manager, 732nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; First Sergeant, 24th Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, Wiesbaden, Germany; Operations Sergeant Major, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade, Yongsan, Korea; Intelligence Senior Sergeant (G2 SGM), 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Command Sergeant Major, 307th Military Intelligence Forward Collection Battalion, 207th Military Intelligence Brigade, Vicenza, Italy.  His deployments consist of Stabilization Force (SFOR), Taszar, Hungary; United States Military Training Mission, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, Bagram, Afghanistan, and the Office of Defense Cooperation, Ankara, Turkey.

Kuhling’s military education includes the Basic Morse Code Course, Direction Finding Signals Collection Course, Communications Signals Collection and Processing Course, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course, First Sergeants and Commanders Course, and is Class 66 of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. His civilian education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Development from Hawaii Pacific University.

Kuhling’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Joint Meritorious Unit Award (2 OLC), Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (Third Silver Loop), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Award (1 Bronze Star), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 Bronze Stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Award, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (1 Bronze Star), Army Professional Development Medal Ribbon (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 9), NATO Medal (1 Bronze Star), the Holland Four Day Cross Medal, the German Armed Proficiency Badge (Gold), the German Armed Forces Badge of Marksmanship (Silver), and the Knowlton Award.