CSM Alvin V. Brown

Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Alvin V. Brown was born on 28 September 1969, in Gainesville, FL. He entered the United States Army on 21 July 1987, and attended basic training at Fort Leonardwood, Missouri.  He completed Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Virginia. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Troy University and a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Columbia Southern University.
His previous assignments include the 7th  Transportation  Battalion, 249th Supply Company, Fort Bragg, NC; 1/7th Air Defense Artillery Battalion, 549th Maintenance Company, Kaiserslautern, Germany; 530th Supply and Services Battalion, 406th General Supply Company, Fort Bragg, NC; Phoenix Recruiting Battalion, Field Recruiter, Phoenix, AZ; 602nd Aviation Battalion, Bravo Company, Platoon Sergeant, Camp Stanley, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea; 507th Corps Support Group, First Sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Bragg, NC; 299th Forward Support Battalion, S2/3 NCOIC, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany; Sergeant Majors Academy, Fort Bliss, TX; 19th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Support Operations, Supply Division Sergeant Major, Taegu, Korea; 64th Corps Support Group, Support Operations Sergeant Major, Fort Hood, TX; Distribution Management Center (DMC), Sergeant Major, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas, Warrior Transition Battalion, Command Sergeant Major, Fort Bragg, NC. 

His deployments include Operation Desert Shield (Turn-In Section NCOIC), Operation Enduring Freedom (First Sergeant), Operation Iraqi Freedom II (S2/3 NCOIC) and Operation Iraqi Freedom 06/08 (DMC Sergeant Major).   
CSM Brown is a graduate of the USASMA, Class 55. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2nd Award); the Meritorious Service Medal (5th Award), the Army Commendation Medal (3rd Award), the Army Achievement Medal (2nd Award), the Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), the Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Kuwait Liberation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Driver’s Badge. CSM Brown and his wife Freda have two children, Jordan Brown and Alexandria Boykin.