Delta Company First Sergeant
1SG Christopher Hurd


First Sergeant Christopher E. Hurd entered the United States Army in August 2003 and completed One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He has served in numerous leadership positions within Infantry units from Automatic Rifleman to Company First Sergeant.

 First Sergeant Hurd’s assignments include: Automatic Rifleman, Sniper, and Team Leader in 2nd Battalion 1st Infantry, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; Squad Leader and Weapons Squad Leader in 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry, Fort Riley, Kansas; Drill Sergeant and Senior Drill Sergeant in 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry, 3rd BN, 47th Infantry, and 1st Battalion 46th Infantry, Fort

Benning, Georgia; Platoon Sergeant and Company First Sergeant in 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry, Fort Carson, Colorado.

 His deployment experience includes: Operation Iraqi Freedom during Phases 3-Iraqi Governance and Phase 4-National Resolution from August 2005 through December 2006 in Mosul and Baghdad, Iraq and Phase 6-Iraqi Sovereignty from August 2009 to April 2010 in Bayji, Iraq.

 First Sergeant Hurd’s military education includes the Warrior Leader Course (Commandant’s List), Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course (Commandant’s List), Drill Sergeant School, Airborne School, Air Assault, Urban Mobility Breachers Course, Combatives Level I and II, Master Driver, and NBC Defense Course.

 His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Good Conduct Medal (4th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (Triple Bronze Star Device), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal,  Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Medal (Numeral 3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon(Numeral 3), Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, Airborne Badge, Air Assault Badge, Expert Driver Badge (Wheeled), and German Armed Proficiency Badge (Gold).

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