CSM David C. Henderson

CSM David C. Henderson is a native of Reynoldsburg.  He enlisted in the Army in 1997 and attended One Station Unit Training in C Company, 82d Chemical Battalion at Fort McClellan, AL where he graduated as an Honor Graduate and a member of the Chemical Advanced Recognition (Chem Star) Program.
CSM Henderson’s previous assignments include Decontamination Specialist, 4th CBRN Company, Camp Casey, ROK; CBRN NCO, 498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Fort Benning, GA; Reconnaissance Team Leader, 51st CBRN Company (Recon), Fort Polk, LA; Biological Detection Team Leader, 7th CBRN Company (BIDS), Fort Polk, LA; Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course Small Group Leader, MSCoE NCO Academy, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Drill Sergeant and Senior Drill Sergeant, D Company, 82d CBRN Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Platoon Sergeant and Operations Sergeant, 51st Chemical Company, Fort Polk, LA; Operations Sergeant, 71st Chemical Company, Schofield Barracks, HI; First Sergeant, 40th Quartermaster Company, Schofield Barracks, HI; CBRN/G3 NCOIC, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, HI; G33 NCOIC and G33 Sergeant Major, 20th CBRNE Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; First Sergeant, 92d CBRN Company, Fort Stewart, GA; Student, NCOLCoE, Fort Bliss, TX; and CBRNE Sergeant Major, 2d Infantry/ROK-US Combined Division, Camp Humphreys, ROK.  He has two overseas deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and one stateside deployment in support of Operation Noble Eagle.
CSM Henderson’s military education includes the US Army Sergeants Major Course Class 68 (Commandant’s List), Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education II Course, First Sergeant and Company Commander Course, First Sergeant Course, Advance Noncommissioned Officer Course (Commandant’s List), Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course (Honor Graduate), Primary Leadership Development Course (Commandant’s List), Drill Sergeant Course (Honor Graduate, Leadership Award, and Commandant’s Inspection Award), Biological Integrated Detection Systems Course (Distinguished Honor Graduate), Joint Biological Point Detection Systems Operators Course, CBRN Reconnaissance Course, Toxic Industrial Chemicals Protection and Detection Equipment Course, Air Assault Course, Instructor Training Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, Master Resiliency Trainer Course, Unit Armorer Course, Safety Officer Course, Environmental Compliance Officer Course, Modern Army Combatives Course, Casualty Notification/Assistance Officer Course, and Combat Lifesaver Course.  He holds an Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Studies from the University of Maryland Global Campus.
CSM Henderson’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (4th OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (7th OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (6th OLC), the Army Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (1st BSS), the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korea Defense Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (#5), the Army Service Ribbon, the Army Overseas Service Ribbon (#4), the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, the Army Superior Unit Award, the Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, the Air Assault Badge, the German Armed Forces Efficiency Badge (Bronze), and the Drivers and Mechanics Badge (W).  He is also a member of the prestigious Honorable Order of the Dragon and Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.
CSM Henderson is married and has two children.