Command Sergeant Major Michael Chavaree

Command Sergeant Major Michael Chavaree was born in Bluehill, ME and enlisted in the active Army in 2002. He completed the Combat Medic Course in March of 2003. SGM Chavaree currently serves the Command Sergeant Major for the 32nd Hospital Center.

His military assignments include the 3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Special Operations Medical Detachment, United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC), Tactical Medical Squadron, Joint Medical Augmentation Unit (JMAU), Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), Headquarters Detachment Airborne Ranger Training Brigade, Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), 407th Brigade Support Battalion,2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, and J7 Education and Training, Defense Health Agency (DHA).   

CSM Chavree’s leadership positions include Senior Recon Medic, Company Senior Medic, Special Operations Resuscitation Team leader, Brigade Senior Medic, Ranger School Commandant, First Sergeant, Chief Clinical Sergeant Major, and G3 Sergeant Major.

His civilian education consists of an Associate Degree in Health Sciences.  His military education includes; Airborne School, Warrior Leader Course, Ranger School, Advanced Leader Course, Survival Evasion Resistance Escape Course, Special Operations Combat Medic Course, Military Free Fall Parachutist Course, Jumpmaster, and the Senior Leader Course. 

CSM Chavaree’s awards and decorations include; the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal with “V”, Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (5th award), National Defense Service Medal, GWOT Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, Ranger Tab, Master Parachutist Badge, Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, and the Combat Medic Badge.