Command Sgt. Maj. Jerimiah Gan

Command Sergeant Major Jerimiah E. Gan enlisted in the Army in July of 1997 as a Combat Engineer.  A 1997 graduate of Crocker High School in Missouri, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Charleston University. 

His military education includes the Keystone Course, Nominative Leader Course, U.S. Army Sergeant Majors Academy (Class of 1964), First Sergeants Course, U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School, Long Range Surveillance Leaders Course, Sapper Leaders Course, Ranger School, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Battle Staff Course, Master Resilience Course, and Drill Sergeant School.

Command Sergeant Major Gan began his career with the 5th Engineer Battalion at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  After a tour in Korea with the 2nd Engineer Battalion, he returned back to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, where he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I.  Upon his return, he attended Drill Sergeant School and was assigned to the 35th Engineer Battalion. 

In 2006, he was assigned to Fort Benning, Georgia, where he served as a Platoon Sergeant and First Sergeant in E Company, 1-15 Infantry Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, deploying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom V and VII. 

Other assignments include First Sergeant, 31st Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade; 12th Chief Instructor of the Sapper Leader Course; and the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy. He was than assigned to the 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team and the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) as the Battalion Command Sergeant Major, where he deployed in support of Operation United Assistance and prepared the battalion for the Africa Regionally Aligned Force mission.  He also served as the Command Sergeant Major of the 1st Engineer Brigade. In 2018, he became the Command Sergeant Major for the Army Training Center and Fort Jackson Post Command Sergeant Major.

Command Sergeant Major Gan’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Soldiers Medal, Bronze Star Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal with Valor, Army Commendation Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (1 Silver Oak Leaf), Good Conduct Medal (7th award), National Defense Service Ribbon, Iraq Campaign Medal (1 Silver Campaign Star), Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (6 awards), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (4 awards), Combat Action Badge, Drill Instructor Badge, Drivers Badge (wheeled) Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Sapper Leader Tab, Ranger Tab, Army Superior Unit Award, and Meritorious Unit Commendation (1 Oak Leaf Cluster).