Command Sgt. Maj. Jean Pierre Alcedo, U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center

CSM Jean Pierre Alcedo completed One Station Unit Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty of 13B, Cannon Crewmember.

CSM Alcedo has served in various positions from Advance Party, Section Chief, Gunnery Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, OPS Sergeant Major, Battalion CSM, Division Artillery CSM, Fires Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officer Academy Commandant and currently the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center CSM.

CSM Alcedo’s assignments include the 82nd Airborne Division, All American (All the Way, Airborne); 1st Armored Division (Old Ironsides); Fires Center of Excellence (Fires Strong); 7th Army Training Command; 173rd Airborne Infantry Brigade (Sky Soldiers); 18th Field Artillery Brigade (Tough, Proud, Discipline); 210th Field Artillery Brigade; 434th Field Artillery Brigade; and 75th Field Artillery Brigade. He has deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in support of Joint Task Force 160 and Iraq and Afghanistan in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

CSM Alcedo’s military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Drill Sergeant School, Airborne School, Jumpmaster Course, First Sergeant Course and Class 66 of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. He is also the recipient of the Honorable Ancient Order of Saint Barbara.

CSM Alcedo’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Bronze Star Medal (2 OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (9 OLC), the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Campaign Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal (8th award), Drill Sergeant Badge, Airborne Badge (Master Parachutist) and the Combat Action Badge.

CSM Alcedo is married to MSG Nina Alcedo, who is serving in Italy.