Command Sergeant Major Jeremy T. Compton
Command Sergeant Major Compton was born in Washington D.C on 30 April 1978. He graduated from Maries County R2 School District in Belle, MO. He enlisted into the U.S Army 28 January 1998 and attended One Station Unit Training with B Battery 1st BN, 79th FA Regiment at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, as a 13B Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember. In 2001 he attended AIT at Fort Leonard Wood, MO and awarded the MOS of 62E, Heavy Construction Equipment Operator.
Command Sergeant Major Compton’s assignments include:1st Battalion, 377th Field Artillery Regiment (AASLT), Fort Bragg, NC; 169th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; 577th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; 5th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; 3rd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; HHC, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, TX; 62nd Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, TX; 554th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; HHC, 1st Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; 2nd Infantry Division (DIVENG), Camp Red Cloud, South Korea; 11th Engineer Battalion, Camp Humphreys, South Korea; U.S. Army Africa (DCSENG), Caserma Ederle, Italy.
Command Sergeant Major Compton has served in numerous leadership positions as an Ammunition Team Chief, Training NCO, Team Leader, Instructor, Section Sergeant, Drill Sergeant, Senior Drill Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, DOTLD EN SGM, Division Engineer SGM, Command Sergeant Major, and Army Service Component Command (ASCC) Engineer SGM. His deployments include Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) 2003-2004, OIF 2005-2006, OIF/OND 2010-2011, Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) 2012-2013, and Operation United Assistance (OUA) in Liberia 2014.
Command Sergeant Major Compton's Military and Civilian education include: Combat Lifesaver Course, Air Assault School, Warrior Leader Course, Advance Leader Course, Instructor Trainer Course, Senior Leader Course, Drill Sergeant School, Commanders and First Sergeant Course, Joint Engineer Operations Course, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. He is currently pursuing his BA in Construction Management with Park University.
Command Sergeant Major Compton’s awards and Decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (6OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (5OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), the Army Valorous Unit Award, the Meritorious Unit Award (2OLC), the Army Superior Unit Award, the Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal; the Armed Forces Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon (w/Numeral 5), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (w/Numeral 4), the Drivers Badge, the Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, the Combat Action Badge, and the Air Assault Badge. He is a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club and is a recipient of the Army Engineer Association's Bronze de Fleury Medal.
Command Sergeant Major Compton is married to former Jeanie Michels and has five children, Madison, Nicholas, Cameron, Katelynn, and Cadence.