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CSM Arcelia Staggers

Command Sergeant Major Arcelia Staggers was born in San Jose, California. She entered into the United States Army September 1999, and completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Bliss, Texas, for her Military Occupational Specialty 88M, Motor Transport Operator.

CSM Staggers’ previous assignments include Command Sergeant Major, 524th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks Hawaii; Battalion Sergeant Major 834th Transportation Battalion, Military Ocean Terminal Concord, California; First Sergeant - Transportation
Branch Logistics Noncommissioned Officers Academy, Fort Lee, Virginia; Sexual Harassment Assault Response/Prevention Program Manager, United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg North Carolina; Operations NCO, Bravo Company, Support Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Platoon Sergeant, Section Sergeant, Squad Leader, 546th Transportation Company, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Squad Leader, 18th Quartermaster Company, 530th Service & Supply Battalion Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Personal Security Detachment team/Driver Joint Visitors Bureau, Heavy Wheeled Vehicle Operator, B Company 701st Main Support Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Germany; Wheeled Vehicle Operator, B Company 702nd Main Support Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea.

Command Sergeant Major Staggers’ has two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, one deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and one deployment in support of Operation Joint Guardian, Kosovo.

CSM Staggers’ military education includes the Basic Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, United States Army Sergeant Major Academy Class 69, Airborne School, Unit Movement Officer Course, Transportation Coordination Automated Information Management Systems II Course, Air Movement Officer Course, Automated Air Load Planners Course, Hazardous Material Course, Combatives Level I, Anti-Terrorism Level I Course, Battle Staff Course, SHARP Course, and the Master Resilience Trainer Course.

CSM Staggers holds a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice, and a Bachelors of Science in Applied Forensic Science from Methodist University, Fayetteville, North Carolina, and a Master’s of Professional Studies in Homeland Security from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

CSM Staggers’ awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3OLC), Army Achievement Medal (9 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (7th award), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal (Bronze Service Star), NATO medal (2nd award), Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (Numeral 6), Distinguish Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Parachutist Badge, The German Armed Forces Schutzenschnur Badge (Silver), German Parachutist Badge (Bronze), The German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Silver) and Drivers Badge. CSM Staggers is a recipient of the Ancient Order of Saint Christopher. She is also a Sergeant Audie Murphy Club member. She is married to her husband of 20 years, Jamar Staggers.

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