Command Sergeant Major
Heriberto Quintana

 Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Heriberto Quintana hails from New York City, New York. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1988. Completing Infantry Basic Combat Training and Advance Individual Training at Fort Benning, GA. He was assigned to the 2nd Brigade 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC where he served as a scout observer and later a scout team-leader for the reconnaissance platoon. In May 1994 he departed the active Army and joined the Army Reserve where he was assigned to 108th Training Division, 2nd Battalion 321st Regiment, Fort Bragg, NC.

 CSM Quintana’s military schools include all Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System schools with the exception of Master Leaders Course, Brigade Pre-Command Course, First Sergeants Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Army Basic Instructor Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, Training Developers Middle Managers Course, and many other functional courses. CSM Quintana has earned the Meritorious Service Medal with one oak leaf cluster, The Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, The Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Good Conduct Medal, Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal (1 bronze star), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Service Medal (2 bronze stars), GWOT Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Silver hour glass with M device), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (5), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Emirate of Kuwait), Army Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, The Combat Infantry Badge, The Expert Infantry Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, The Parachutist Badge, The Air Assault Badge, The United Arab Emirates Parachutist Badge, and the German Armed Forces Schutzenschnur Badge.

 In 2002, he started his Active Guard Reserve career and was assigned as an INTEL NCO and activated the 2nd Battalion, 485th Regiment in St. Petersburg, FL. Upon promotion to Master Sergeant in 2006, he was assigned to the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA), Fort Bliss, TX where he served as a Senior Training Developer for the Basic and Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course in the Department for Training and Doctrine. In 2007, he was selected to pilot the first 15 day Warrior Leader Course in a Mobile Training Team concept at Fort Carson, CO and later that same year he was selected as Chief for the Basic and Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course where he facilitated the development and implementation of the new Advance Leader Course Common Core Distributed Learning (ALC CC DL). In 2009, he was assigned to the United States Army Reserve Command, G-3/7, Individual Training Division, Fort McPherson, GA to serve as an Operations NCO where he piloted the ALC CC DL for the Army Reserve. He served as the First Sergeant for the NCO Academy, Fort Dix, New Jersey and later after graduating the Sergeants Major Course, Class 63, he served as the Deputy Commandant for NCO Academy Parks, Dublin, CA.

CSM Quintana earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Psychology from Park University, Parkville, MO.