Command Sergeant Major, 1st Infantry Division, Christopher L. Mullinax 

Command Sergeant Major Christopher L. Mullinax enlisted into the Army on June 24, 1998 as an Infantryman.  He attended OSUT at Fort Benning, GA. He served as a Rifleman, Automatic Rifleman, Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Command Sergeant Major. 

His duty assignments include 1st, 2d and 3rd Ranger Battalions as well as the 75th Ranger Regiment and the Ranger Special Troops Battalion; 1/503rd, 173rd Airborne Brigade; 2-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team and most recently the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade. He has combat deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan, and tours across Europe and Africa. 

CSM Mullinax is a graduate of all levels of the NCO Educations System, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 66, Combat Advisor Training Course, Airborne, and Ranger Course. His civilian education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in History. 

His awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, and the Expert and Combat Infantry Badges.