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State Command Sergeant Major 
 
CSM Eddie Pike
EDDIE W. PIKE

Command Sergeant Major Eddie W. Pike assumed his duties as the 6th State Command Sergeant Major of Alabama May 9, 2011.  As the State CSM, he is the principle senior advisor to the Adjutant General on enlisted affairs of the Alabama National Guard.  He carries out policies and standards of performance, training, appearance and conduct of enlisted soldiers.

Command Sergeant Major Pike began his National Guard career enlisting in Roanoke, Ala., in October 1971 where he served 20 years attaining the rank of sergeant first class.  CSM Pike held several positions in his career, including 1SG Service Battery 3rd Battalion 117th Field Artillery, CSM 2nd Battalion 117th Field Artillery, CSM 278th Chemical Battalion, CSM 3rd Battalion 117th Field Artillery, Brigade CSM 621st Troop Support Command, and Brigade CSM 142nd Battlefield Surveillance Brigade.

EDUCATION:

1971 Graduated high School - Handley High School, Roanoke, Alabama

1973 Southern Union State Community College

ASSIGNMENTS:

1.      1975-1990  Howitzer Section Chief A Battery 2nd Battalion 117th Field Artillery, Roanoke, Alabama

2.     1990-1992  Chief of Firing Battery A Battery 2nd Battalion 117th Field Artillery, Roanoke, Alabama

3.     1992-1993  Staff Instructor Alabama Military Academy, Fort McClellan, Alabama

4.     1993-1996  1SG Service Battery 3rd Battalion 117th Field Artillery, Union Springs, Alabama

5.     1996-2000  CSM 2nd Battalion 11th Field Artillery, Oneonta, Alabama

6.     2000-2002  CSM 278th Chemical Battalion, Oneonta, Alabama

7.     2002-2006  CSM 3rd Battalion 117th Field Artillery, Troy, Alabama

8.     2006-2010  Brigade CSM 621st Troop Support Command, Union Springs and Huntsville, Alabama

9.     2010-2011  Brigade CSM 142nd Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Decatur, Alabama

10.  May 2011-Present, State Command Sergeant Major of Alabama, Montgomery, Alabama

NCOES:

1984 ANCOC Fort McClellan, Alabama

1991 ANCOC PH II Camp Shelby, Mississippi

1997-1998 United States Army Sergeants Major Academy NRC PH I

June 1998 United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas

AWARDS:

Army Commendation Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)

Army Achievement Medal (w/ 1 oak leaf cluster)

Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal

National Defense Service Medal

Armed Forces Reserve Medal (w/silver hourglass)

NCO Professional Development Medal (4)

Army Service Medal

Veteran’s Service Medal (w/ 1 silver oak leaf cluster and 1 bronze oak leaf cluster)

Faithful Service Medal of Alabama (w/ 2 silver saint Andrews cross and 1 bronze saint Andrews cross)

Alabama Active Duty Basic Training Ribbon

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTIONS:

PV1 19711013

PV2 19720310

PFC 19720722

SPC 19750629

SGT 19770516

SSG 19790220

SFC 19900312

1SG 19930711

CSM 19970401

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