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Command Sergeant Major Philson Tavernier
USAG Ansbach Command Sergeant Major

USAG Ansbach Command Sergeant Major

Command Sgt. Maj. Philson Tavernier was assigned as the USAG Ansbach garrison Command Sergeant Major Feb. 9, 2018. He is a native of the nature island of Dominica and was raised in Queens, New York. He enlisted in the United States Army in July 1996 and was assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, at Fort Benning Georgia, where he completed Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT).

Tavernier has served in numerous leadership positions to include rifle team leader, squad leader, pathfinder team sergeant, long range surveillance detachment team leader, rifle platoon sergeant, drill sergeant, first sergeant, and battalion command sergeant major.

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Tavernier’s previous assignments include tours with the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment and 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, at 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment (Light), 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment (Stryker), and 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment (Stryker), at 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; E Company, 102nd Military Intelligence Long Range Surveillance Detachment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea; 2nd Battalion, 54th Infantry Regiment, Basic Combat Training (BCT), Fort Benning, Georgia; United States Sergeant Major Academy (USASMA), Fort Bliss, Texas; and battalion command sergeant major of the 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, (1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team), 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.

Tavernier’s operational deployments include Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn, and Operation Joint Guardian (KFOR) 3A.

His military education includes all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System (NCOES), culminating with the United States Army Sergeant Major Academy (Class 65). He is a graduate of the United States Army Ranger School, Pre-Ranger Course, Airborne School, Pathfinder School, Air Assault School, United States Army Drill Sergeant School, Fast Rope Master Course, Malaysia Combat Tracker Course, and the United States Army Combative Course levels I and II. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Military Science from Troy State University.

Tavernier’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (Valor), Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (4 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Good Conduct Medal (6th award), National Defense Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal (Bronze star device), Iraqi Campaign Medal (4 bronze star devices), Global War on Terror Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon


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