The Fort Gordon Command Sergeant Major
CSM Kenneth Stockton
Command Sergeant Major Kenneth Stockton entered the United States Army in February 1984; he received his Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, Georgia.
His assignments include: HHB 2/35th Field Artillery Fort Stewart, Georgia, HHB 2/61st Air Defense Artillery 2nd Infantry Division, Korea, HHC 2/58th Aviation Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas, HHC 4/34th Armor (H), Mainz, Germany, HHC 1/87th (Light) Infantry Battalion, Fort Drum, New York, Company A, 2/46th Infantry Fort Knox, Kentucky, 3rd United States Infantry (The Old Guard) Ft Meyer, Virginia, 501st MI Brigade Yongsan, Korea, Company B 3/47th Infantry Fort Benning, Georgia, HHC 3/47th Infantry Fort Benning Georgia, HHC Basic Combat Training Brigade Fort Benning, Georgia, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Fort Bliss, Texas, 302nd Signal Battalion, Fort Detrick, Maryland, 25th Signal Battalion, Afghanistan/Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, 160th Signal Brigade, Camp Arifjan Kuwait and 442nd Signal Battalion Ft Gordon, Ga. He has held leadership positions from Squad Leader to Command Sergeant Major.
CSM Stockton’s accomplishments include: Honor Graduate of the Advanced Noncommissioned Offer course, Drill Sergeant of the Cycle, and the Physical Fitness Award in the following courses: Basic Noncommissioned Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course and Sergeants Major Course.
CSM Stockton’s military education includes: The Primary Leadership Development Course, Junior Leadership Maintenance Course, Tactical Communications Chief Course, Standardized COMSEC Custodian Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Course, Drill Sergeant Course, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Army Retention Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, Force Management Course, First Sergeant Course, Sergeant Major Course class #54, Command Sergeants Major Course
His awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (Silver Oak Leaf), Army Achievement Medal (2nd Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Good Conduct Medal (9th Award), National Defense Service Medal (w/2 Bronze Stars), Southwest Asia Service medal(w/3 Bronze Service Stars), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (w/numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (w/numeral 4), NATO Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal-Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Liberation Medal-Kuwait, Driver’s Badge, Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, German Armed Forces Military Efficiency Badge (Gold), Combat Action Badge and the Meritorious Unit Commendation.
CSM Stockton currently holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration.