CSM Andrew J. Lombardo
14th Command Sergeant Major of the Army Reserve
Command Sergeant Major Andrew James Lombardo has been selected as the 14th Command Sergeant Major of the Army Reserve, effective April 3, 2020. As the CSM of the Army Reserve, CSM Lombardo is the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of Army Reserve on all enlisted matters.
CSM Lombardo enlisted in the United States Army in 1985. He attended One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort McClellan, Alabama where he graduated from the U.S. Army Military Police School. He completed a two year Active Duty commitment with the United States Military Academy Military Police Company at West Point, New York. After being released from Active Duty, he enlisted in the United States Army Reserve in Long Island, New York, where he served in every noncommissioned officer leadership position. CSM Lombardo assignments include Division CSM of the 200th Military Police Command, Division CSM of the 99th Readiness Division (RD), Division CSM of the 100th Training Division (Leader Development), CSM of the 333rd Military Police Brigade, CSM of the 306th Military Police Battalion, CSM of the 301st Regional Support Group, and CSM of the 1079th Garrison Support Unit.
During his 34 years of distinguished military service, he served in six overseas deployments including Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Operation Joint Guard Bosnia, Operation Joint Guardian Kosovo, twice in service in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan). He was selected as Honor Graduate from PLDC, BNCOC, and the First Sergeants course. He is a 2006 graduate of the United States Sergeants Major Academy. In 2015, CSM Lombardo graduated from both the Army Force Management School and the National Defense University Reserve Component National Security Course. He is a 2016 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Business Army Leader Strategic Broadening Program, and was selected as Honor Graduate from the United States Army War College Nominative Leader Course 17-03.
Most recently, in 2019, CSM Lombardo completed the National Defense University Keystone 19-02 Command Senior Enlisted Leader Course in joint and combined studies. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2nd award), the Meritorious Service Medal (3rd award), the Army Commendation Medal (7th award), the Army Achievement Medal (5th award), the Navy Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal (with two Campaign Stars), Air Assault Badge, the German Armed Forces Badge for Weapons Proficiency in Gold (Schützenschnur Gold), and the Meritorious Unit Citation (2nd award).
CSM Lombardo earned a Master of Science Degree in the Administration of Justice from the University of Louisville. He is a 2007 Honor Graduate of the prestigious Southern Police Institute and a 2016 graduate of the Naval Post-Graduate Institute Executive Leaders Course. CSM Lombardo is a New York State licensed Emergency Medical Technician and a Nationally Certified Emergency Medical Technician. In his civilian career, he serves as Police Executive holding the rank of Deputy Inspector with the New York City Police Department.
He is a native New Yorker. When not working, he enjoys running marathons, hiking, diving, motorcycling, traveling, and spending time with his wife Elizabeth, an accomplished attorney.