Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey R. Dillingham
US Army Garrison Bavaria Command Sergeant Major
Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey R. Dillingham is a native of Elkton, Ky. He entered the Army in November 1991 and attended Infantry Basic Training at Fort Benning, Ga.
Command Sgt. Maj. Dillingham held a variety of positions throughout his career ranging from section sergeant to his last position as the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment,
4th Brigade, 3s Infantry Division command sergeant major.
His assignments include two assignments at 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.; 6th Ranger Training Battalion, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.; 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.; and 2nd Brigade, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
His overseas assignments include five combat tours in Afghanistan and three tours in Iraq.
His military education includes Airborne School, Jumpmaster School, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer's Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer's Course, First Sergeant's Course, Pathfinder Course, Ranger School, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy.
Command Sgt. Maj. Dillingham’s awards and decorations include the
Bronze Star Medal (4 OLC),
Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC),
Army Commendation Medal With “V” device,
Army Commendation Medal( 2 OLC),
Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC),
Good Conduct Medal (6th Award),
National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award),
Iraqi Campaign Medal (3rd Award),
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2nd Award),
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal,
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal,
Humanitarian Service Medal (2nd Award),
NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4),
Army Service Ribbon,
Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd Award),
Joint Meritorious Unit Award,
Army Valorous Unit Award,
Master Parachutist Badge,
German Jump Wings,
Canadian Jump Wings,
Combat Infantryman’s Badge.