Command Sgt. Maj. Caleb T. Baugh, 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group

Command Sgt. Maj. Caleb T. Baugh enlisted in the United States Army in July 1998 and graduated as a Field Artillery Surveyor (82C) from Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Three years later, he re-classed to be a (15U) CH-47 Chinook Medium Helicopter Repairman, completing Advanced Individual Training at Fort Eustis, Virginia. Baugh’s previous assignments include: 2-52 Aviation Regiment at Camp Humphreys, South Korea; 2-159th Aviation Regiment at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; 3-160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) at Hunter Army Airfield; United States Army SERE school at Fort Rucker, Alabama; Directorate of Evaluations and Standardization (DES), 1st Aviation Brigade at Fort Rucker; 1-214th General Support Aviation Battalion at Wiesbaden, Germany; and most recently served as the command sergeant major for 1-5 Aviation Regiment, Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Baugh is a graduate of the U.S. Army Sergeant’s Major Academy Class 69, Special Operations Training Course, MH-47 Nonrated Crewmember Flight Instructor Course, Joint Fire Power Course, SERE C High Risk Course, SERE Joint Resistance Training Instructor Course, SERE Joint Advanced Train the Trainer Course, SERE Joint Urban Evasion Course, Joint Personnel Recovery Reintegration Course, Joint Personnel Recovery Debriefing Course, and Airborne School.

Baugh has deployed multiple times to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medals with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Air Medal (3rd award), the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal (4BSS), the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (5th Award), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd Award), the NATO Medal, the Master Aviation Badge, and the Army Parachutist Badge.