Command Sergeant Major Joshua Craig, Soldier Recovery Unit - Hawaii
Command Sgt. Maj. Joshua Craig is a native of Kansas City, MO and entered the U.S. Army in July 1998, he completed Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, where here earned the Military Occupational Specialty Bradley Fighting Vehicle Mechanic. He later trained and reclassed to Combat Engineer in 2005 at Fort Leonard Wood, MO.
His duties and assignments include Command Sergeant Major, 7456 Medical Operations Readiness Unit (MORU), Des Moines, IA; Command Sergeant Major, Task Force Medical, Operation Allies Welcome, Fort McCoy, WI; Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, 561st Regional Support Group, Elkhorn, NE; Maintenance Management Chief, Special Operations Joint Task Force- Operation Inherent Resolve, Arifjan, Kuwait; Senior Vehicle Crew Evaluator, 561st Regional Support Group, Elkhorn, NE; Brigade Engineer NCOIC, 561st Regional Support Group, Elkhorn, NE; First Sergeant, 1ST Brigade Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 104th Training Division, Aurora, CO; Alpha Team NCOIC, 3rd Training Support Battalion, 361st Training Brigade, Fort Bliss, TX; Operations NCOIC and Senior Battle Staff Trainer, 2nd Battle Command Training Group, Denver, CO; Live Fire Range NCOIC, Task Force Griffen, Fort Carson; Track Vehicle Mechanic NCOIC, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq; Vice President, Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Program, Fort Carson, CO; Track Vehicle NCOIC, Regimental Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3RD Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, CO; Bradley Fighting Vehicle Mechanic NCO and Recovery Specialist, Charlie Company 3/7 Infantry (MECH), Fort Stewart, GA. He has participated in three deployments spanning across Iraq, Kosovo, Jordan, Syria, Kuwait, and Qatar.
Command Sgt. Maj. Craig’s awards and decorations include the Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1 OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (3 KD), Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (2 OLC), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (1 Campaign Star), Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (“M” Device and Bronze Hour Glass), NATO Medal, NATO Kosovo Medal, Gold German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge