CSM Michael L. Gragg
Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training
Command Sergeant Major Michael L. Gragg enlisted in the United States Army on August 23, 1989. He attended Basic Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and completed Combat Medical Specialist Military Occupational Skills Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. CSM Gragg’s assignments include: 3rd United States Infantry (The Old Guard), Military District of Washington; 3/325 Airborne Battalion Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy; 3rd Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry, Fort Stewart, Georgia; 542nd Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Camp Page, Korea; Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; B Company, 232nd Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; 52nd Medical Battalion, Yongsan, Korea; 307th Brigade Support Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 3rd Medical Command, Fort Gillem, Georgia; Warrior Transition Battalion, Heidelberg, Germany; Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; Army Medical Department Center Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas and Deputy Chief of Staff G1, Crystal City, Virginia.
He has held numerous leadership positions as: Medical Evacuation Non-commissioned Officer, Flight Medic, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Non-commissioned Officer in Charge, Drill Sergeant, Intelligence Non-commissioned Officer, Platoon Sergeant, Operations Sergeant, Forward Support Medical Company First Sergeant, Medical Operations Sergeant, Chief Operations Non-commissioned Officer, Warrior Transition Battalion Europe Command Sergeant Major, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Command Sergeant Major, 32d Medical Brigade Command Sergeant Major, Interim Army Medical Department Center and School Command Sergeant Major and Sergeant Major United States Army Physical Disability Agency.
Command Sergeant Major Gragg’s experience includes: Basic Airborne Course, Air Assault Course, Flight Medical Aidman Course, Warrior Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, Faculty Development Course, Small Group Leader Instructor Course, Middle Managers Development Course, Rappel Master Course, Battle Staff, Drill Sergeant Course, Jumpmaster Course, and the First Sergeants Course. He is also a graduate of Class 35 (Non-Residence Course) from the United States Army Sergeant Major Academy. Command Sergeant Major Gragg’s awards include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, one oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, four oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal, seven oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal, seven oak leaf clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal, seven awards, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Bronze Campaign Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with Bronze Campaign Star, Korean Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development with numeral 4, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 6, and the Army Superior Unit Award, one oak leaf cluster. He has earned the Expert Field Medical Badge, Air Assault Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Flight Crew Badge, Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, Chilean Parachutist Badge, German Schutzenschnur Badge (Gold), Order of Military Medical Merit, and is a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.