Command Sergeant Major Christopher D. Truchon
Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher D. Truchon assumed responsibility for Installation Management Command Europe on Aug. 27, 2021.
A native of Fort Benning, Georgia, CSM Truchon grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1993, completing Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Advanced Individual Training at the U.S. Army School of Music, located on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Prior to assuming responsibility at IMCOM-Europe, he served as the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Command Sergeant Major in Wiesbaden, Germany. His other key leadership positions include Command Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army School of Music, Commandant of the Army Bands Noncommissioned Officer Academy, and Army Bands Proponent Sergeant Major at Joint Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia, Training and Doctrine Command Quality Assurance Program Sergeant Major and Sergeant Major of the Training and Doctrine Command Band at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sergeant Major of the Eighth Army Band in Yongsan, Korea, and Sergeant Major of the First Armored Division Band at Fort Bliss, Texas. He has deployed to Hungary and Bosnia in support of Kosovo Force and Stabilization Force, and to Kuwait and Jordan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
CSM Truchon’s military education includes all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System, culminating with Class 63 of the Sergeants Major Course, as well as the Army First Sergeant Course, the Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course, and the Army Force Management Course. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a Bachelor of Science in Music from Excelsior College, and a Master of Science in Management Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University.
His military awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (7 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6 OLC), Army Superior Unit Award (1 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (9th award), and the German Schutzenschnur in Silver.