447th Battalion Command Sergeant Major

CSM Christopher A. Pritchard


CSM Christopher A. Pritchard is a native of Saint Louis, Missouri. He began his military career on 12 august 1982, as a radio teletype operator. He attended his basic combat training at Fort Dix, New Jersey and his advanced individual training for the MOS O5C – Radio Teletype Operator, at Fort Gordon, Georgia where he was selected as assistant instructor of the O5B/C Course.

CSM Pritchard attended and completed Primary Leadership Development Course at Fort Stewart, Georgia and Basic and Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course at Fort Gordon Georgia. Command Sergeant Major Pritchard is a graduate of the Battlefield Spectrum Managers Course at Fort Gordon, Georgia, where he graduated number one in his class. Command Sergeant Major Pritchard is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, First Sergeants Course, Class 2-98 and a graduate of the non-resident Sergeants Major Academy, Class 29.

CSM Pritchard has held all the standard leadership positions culminating to the army’s most prestigious position as a Command Sergeant Major. His assignments include the HHC, 4th Battalion, 64th Armor, Fort Stewart, Georgia, as a Radio Teletype Team Chief/Alternate Comsec Custodian; HHC, 4th Engineer Battalion, Colorado Springs, Colorado. As a Platoon Sergeant/Operations Sergeant, during his tenure he was selected for the White House Communications Agency; HHC, 304th Signal Battalion, Camp Colbern, Korea, as the Battalion Spectrum Manager; HHC, 75th Division Exercise, Houston, Texas, as Operations NCO; Company C, and Company B, 44th Signal Battalion Mannheim, Germany, as First Sergeant; HHC, 72d Signal Battalion, Mannheim, Germany, as First Sergeant; HHC, 7th Signal Brigade, Mannheim, Germany, as First Sergeant; HHC, 44th Signal Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas, as S3 Sergeant Major/Battalion Command Sergeant Major; HHC, 3rd Signal Brigade, as S3 Sergeant Major; HHC, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas, as G6 Sergeant Major; Headquarters, United States Army North (Fifth Army), Fort Sam Houston, Texas, as G6 Sergeant Major; Division Special Troops Battalion, 2ID, Camp Red Cloud, Korea, as Battalion Command Sergeant Major; A Co, Division Special Troops Battalion, 2ID, Camp Red Cloud, Korea, as G6 Sergeant Major; HHD, ASE-K, United States Forces Korea, as CJ6 Sergeant Major, Yongsan, South Korea; and culminating to 447th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia, as Battalion Command Sergeant Major.

CSM Pritchard’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (third award), the Army Commendation Medal (second award), the Army Achievement Medal (third award), the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal (eighth award), the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (fourth award), the Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon (fourth award).

CSM Pritchard has a Bachelor Of Science Degree from the University of The State Of New York.

CSM Pritchard is married with 7 children.



 

POC

15th Regimental Signal Brigade
Building 29603, Barnes Ave
Fort Gordon, GA 30905
Battalion CQ 706-791-8314
DSN number (706) 791-8314
Email Addresses:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Signal

- By Sgt. Ashley M. Armstrong 35th Signal Brigade Public Affairs NEW YORK CITY — While toughing through long missions with days and nights...
- By Bonnie Heater Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office Seventy-one service members gathered to grapple their way to win medals and prizes in the...
- By Bonnie Heater Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office More than 120 people met Sunday afternoon at a remote cemetery near old gate 2 on Fort...
- By Bonnie Heater Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office Being prepared and knowing what to do when a man-made or natural disaster or emergency...
- There will be a Thanksgiving Dining Facility cooking and decorating competition from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Nov. 25 at DFAC 8. Thanksgiving Day dinner will be Nov. 27, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at DFAC...
- The Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre presents Perfect Wedding tonight and Saturday from 7 until 11 p.m. For more information or to buy tickets, call (706) 793-8552. FG_AUTHORS: Anonymous...
- By Clenis Blanton Fort Sill Safety Office It was just after 6 p.m. and I needed to run to the store to get a few items before starting a...
- The 2014 Combined Federal Campaign runs through Nov. 28 and the installation will accept donations through Dec. 15 and is still in need of donations to reach the goal of $400,000. Those wanting to...