Command Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major Kyle S. Brunell
Command Sergeant Major (CSM), U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command and Fort Detrick
Command Sergeant Major Brunell enlisted in the Army in 1991. He completed Basic Training at Fort Jackson and Advanced Individual Training as an Optical Laboratory Specialist 42E (now 68H).
CSM Brunell most recently served as the Command Sergeant Major for Regional Health Command-Europe. He was assigned as the Command Sergeant Major of Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, as the Command Sergeant Major of Keller Army Community Hospital in West Point and participated in the Military Personnel Exchange Program as an Instructor at the Unteroffizierschule des Heeres (German Army NCO Academy). CSM Brunell was a student at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 63. He served as a First Sergeant at both Kenner Army Health Clinic in Fort Lee and C Co. 1-214th Aviation Regiment in Landstuhl, Germany and Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan.
He holds an associate's degree from Hudson Valley Community College, a bachelor's degree in Business Administration-Management from Saint Leo University and a master's degree in Leadership Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso.
CSM Brunell's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Valorous Unit Award, the Army Superior Unit Award, the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Medal (w/ bronze star), the Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 6), the Overseas Ribbon (numeral 5), the Non-Article 5 NATO Medal, the Holland Four Day Event Cross, the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Basic Crewmember Badge, the German Marksmanship Badge (Gold) and the German Sports Badge. He is also a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.