Command Sgt. Maj. Nema Mobarakzadeh (Mobar)

CSM Nema Mobarakzadeh (Mobar) is a native of Shawnee, Oklahoma.  He entered the United States Army in March of 2000.  CSM Mobar completed Infantry OSUT at Fort Benning, Georgia. 

CSM Mobar has served in a variety of light Infantry positions to include Anti-Tank Squad Leader, Rifle Squad Leader, Reconnaissance Team Leader (82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC), Reconnaissance Surveillance Leaders Course (RSLC) Platoon Sergeant and Instructor (Fort Benning, GA), Rifle Platoon Sergeant, Scout Platoon Sergeant, Rifle Company First Sergeant (1st Infantry Division Fort Riley, KS),  Long Range Surveillance (LRS) Company First Sergeant (Fort Hood, TX), Battalion CSM (25th Infantry Division Schofield Barracks, HI), Brigade CSM (10th Mountain Division Fort Polk, LA), and 10th Mountain Division CSM (Fort Drum, NY).

CSM Mobar's military and civilian education includes the Basic Leader Course (BLC), the Advanced Leader Course (ALC), the Senior Leader Course (SLC), United States Army Sergeants Major Course (class 68), the Nominative Leader Course, the Keystone Course, Airborne School, Jumpmaster School, Military Free Fall Parachutist Course, Pathfinder School, Reconnaissance Surveillance Leaders Course, Jungle Operations Course, Battle Staff, MRT Course, Ranger School, and the Sapper Leaders Course.  He holds an associate’s degree in business management, a Bachelor’s in Business Management, and a Master’s in Organizational Leadership from Excelsior College. 

CSM Mobar's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with silver leaf cluster, Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Expert Infantryman Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Wings, Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Ranger Tab, Sapper Tab, Driver's Badge, and numerous foreign parachutist wings.  

CSM Mobar is married to Kandi Mobarakzadeh and has two daughters, Amira and Kira Mobarakzadeh.