CSM Michael J. Coffey

Command Sergeant Major Coffey enlisted in the United States Army in January 1994.  His previous assignments include the 75th Ranger Regiment, the 25th Infantry Division, the 172nd Stryker Brigade, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), the 1st Cavalry Division, and the National Training Center.

 Command Sgt. Maj. Coffey is a graduate of all non-commissioned officer education courses from the Primary Leadership Development Course to the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. He has also completed Airborne School, Air Assault School, Ranger School, Pathfinder Course, Infantry Mortar Leaders Course, the Observer Controller Trainer Course, the First Sergeant Course, Battalion and Brigade Pre-Command Course and CSM Developmental Program.  Coffey holds an Associate Degree in Arts and Sciences from Pierce College and a Bachelor’s of Science in Organizational Leadership and Learning from the University of Louisville.

Command Sgt. Maj. Coffey’s awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit (2nd award), Bronze Star Medal (3rd award), Meritorious Service Medal (2nd award), Army Commendation Medal (6th award), Army Achievement Medal (6th award), Army Good Conduct Award (8th award), National Defense Service Medal (2 stars), Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 5),  NATO Medal (2nd award), Army Service Ribbon, Korean Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation (2nd award), and Valorous Unit Award.  Coffey has also earned the Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Ranger Tab.  His foreign awards include: German, British, and Canadian Parachutist Badge.  He is also a member of the Infantry Order of Saint Maurice, the Cavalry and Armor Order of Saint George, and the Field Artillery Order of Saint Barbara.