Command Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major Timothy J. Sprunger
Command Sergeant Major (CSM), U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command and Fort Detrick
Command Sergeant Major Sprunger enlisted in the United States Army as a 91A (Medical Specialist, now 68W) and attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, KY and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, TX.
Command Sergeant Major Sprunger's military education includes all levels of NCOPDS to include Class 59 of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. He has attended numerous functional courses to include Basic Airborne Course, Air Assault Course, Jump Master Course, Drill Sergeant School, Master of Fitness Trainer Course, Equal Opportunity Leader Course, First Sergeants Course, Instructor Training Course, Combatives Level I Course, Battalion and Brigade Pre Command Courses, AMEDD Pre- Command Course, Basic Healthcare Administration Course, AMEDD Executive Skills Course, Senior Leader Seminar, Army Strategic Leader Development Program-Basic, Nominative Leader Course, and the CSM Force Management Course.
Command Sergeant Major Sprunger's military career includes assignments as Aidman and Treatment NCO, 1st Battalion, 508th Airborne Infantry, 193rd Infantry Brigade, Fort Kobbe, Republic of Panama; Evacuation and Treatment NCO, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment and Division Surgeon NCOIC, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Drill Sergeant and Senior Drill Sergeant, 232nd Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Medical Platoon Sergeant, 3rd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC where he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I; Medical Platoon Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry and First Sergeant, 10th Sustainment Brigade Support Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY where he deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom VII; Chief Enlisted Instructor of the Physician Extender Branch and First Sergeant of B Company, 187th Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Senior Clinical NCO and Command Sergeant Major, USA MEDDAC, West Point, NY; Command Sergeant Major, USA Medical Department Activity, Fort Drum, NY; Command Sergeant Major, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany; Command Surgeon Sergeant Major, USA Forces Command, Fort Bragg, NC; Deputy Chief of Staff G-3/5/7 Sergeant Major, USA OTSG/MEDCOM, Falls Church, VA.
Command Sergeant Major Sprunger's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (2OLC), Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (5OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (ninth award), National Defense Service Medal (1BS), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2BS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral six), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (numeral four), and the NATO Medal. His unit awards include the Presidential Unit Citation, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation, and Army Superior Unit Award (2OLC). His badges include the Combat Medical Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, Driver and Mechanic Badge (Driver-W), Expert Marksmanship Badge (Pistol), Honduran Parachutist Badge, and Turkish Parachutist Badge. He is also a proud recipient of the coveted Order of Military Medical Merit.
Command Sergeant Major Sprunger holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Education and a Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management from Trident University International.