CSM Kiana Bell

Command Sergeant Major Kiana Bell was born in Memphis, Tennessee and graduated from Memphis Central High School in May 1996. She enlisted in the United States Army and completed Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training for Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Specialist at Fort McClellan, Alabama.
Command Sergeant Major Bell’s units of assignment include 181st Chemical Company, Fort Hood, Texas; Chemical Ammunition Company, Johnston Atoll; 44th Chemical Company, Fort Hood, Texas; 597th Maintenance Company, Fort Hood, Texas; 263rd Maintenance Company, Fort Hood, Texas; 101st Chemical Company, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; HHC, XVIII ABN Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Bravo Company, 84th Chemical Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 51st CBRN Company, 83rd CBRN BN, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 83d CBRN BN, Fort Stewart, Georgia and Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Her duty positions include Company CBRN NCO, Company Operations NCO, Smoke/Decontamination Platoon Squad Leader, Smoke/ Decontamination Platoon Sergeant, Battalion Assistant Operations NCO, Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant, CBRN Staff NCO, S3 Operations Sergeant Major, First Sergeant, and CBRN Operations Sergeant Major. CSM Bell’s most recent assignment was the Battalion Command Sergeant Major for the 84th Chemical Battalion at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Command Sergeant Major Bell’s formal military training consists of the Basic Leader’s Course, CBRN Advanced Leader’s Course, CBRN Senior Leader’s Course, HAZMAT Certification Course, Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Course, Air Movement Operations Course, Unit Victim Advocate’s Course, AIT Platoon Sergeant Course, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Combatives Level I, Master Resiliency Trainer Course Levels I and II, the Emergency Disaster Professionals Course, the First Sergeant’s Course, the Battalion Pre-Command Course, the Command Sergeant Major Development Program Course, and the NCO Leadership Center of Excellence Sergeant’s Major Course Non-Resident Class 44.
Command Sergeant Major Bell’s individual and unit awards consists of the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Meritorious Service Medal (5OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2 Service Stars), Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Developmental Ribbon (5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (3), German Efficiency Badge (Gold), Drivers Badge (Wheeled), the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, the Army Meritorious Unit Citation, and the Army Superior Unit Award. CSM Bell is also a member is the Chemical Corps prestigious Honorable Order of the Dragon (HOOD).