U.S. ARMY CHEMICAL CORPS
Distinguished Member of the Corps
Command Sergeant Major Larry (Ken) Fisher
Command Sergeant Major Larry (Ken) Fisher was born 12 August 1959 in Boonville, Indiana and entered the U.S. Army in June of 1977. As First Sergeant for 63rd Chemical Company, he deployed to Southwest Asia during Desert Shield/Desert Storm. His next assignment was as NBC Operations NCO for 4th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky where he was again deployed to the Southwest Asia Area of Operations. His subsequent post was back to Fort Campbell, Kentucky where he was deployed a third time to the Southwest Asia Area of Operations as the NBC Operations NCO with 160th Special Operations Aviation Group. He returned to the U.S. Army Chemical Activity Pacific, Johnston Island as Command Sergeant Major. His final military assignment was Command Sergeant Major, 3rd Chemical Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Command Sergeant Major Fisher was named NCO of the month /quarter and year five different times at battalion, brigade and division levels.
Command Sergeant Major Fishers’ awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (6th award), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4th award), Army Achievement Medal (6th award), National Defense Medal (2nd award), Army Service Medal (2nd award), Overseas Ribbon (3rd award), NCO Development Ribbon (4th award), Good Conduct Medal (7th award), Southwest Asia Service Medal with 3 Bronze stars, Southwest Asia Defense-Kuwait Liberation Medal, U.S. Army Superior Unit Award, Senior Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Egyptian Airborne Wings, Order of the Dragon and Ancient Order of the Dragon. New Orleans, Louisiana Mayor C. Ray Nagin proclaimed “A Special Day of Honor” for his role in assisting persons with disabilities in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.