CSM Terrell L. Brisentine

Command Sergeant Major

Command Sgt. Maj. Terrell Brisentine assumed responsibility of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade August 2022.

CSM Brisentine enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve in January 1989 as a wheeled vehicle operator at the St. Louis Military Entrance Processing Station. He attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. CSM Brisentine served five years in the AR before transitioning to active service in February 1994. He has served in every enlisted leadership position ranging from squad leader to first sergeant in the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North. Carolina CSM Brisentine has been an AIT instructor at the FLW Engineer School and senior instructor at the Fort Bragg Primary Leadership Development Course at Fort Bragg. Over the course of his career, he has served in the following key leadership billets: truckmaster, operations NCO, and land movement operations NCO in NATO.

CSM Brisentine’s previous assignments include: Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 180th Transportation Battalion, 64th Corps Support Group, Fort Hood, Texas; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 64th CSG, 13th Corps Support Command, Fort Hood; HHC, Bravo Company, 577th Engineer Battalion, FLW; 19th Theater Support Command, Camp Henry, Eight Army, South Korea; 372nd Terminal Transfer Company, 101st Corps Support Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; XVIII Airborne Corps Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Fort Bragg; Alpha Company, 82nd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg; HHC, 82nd BSB, 82nd Airborne Division; Fox Company, 82nd BSB; Delta Company, 82nd BSB; Headquarters, Joint Logistics Support Group, 1st German/Netherlands Corps (NATO), Muenster, Germany; HQ, 835th Transportation Battalion, Okinawa, Japan; HQ, 725th Brigade Support Battalion (ABN), Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. 

CSM Brisentine has completed numerous combat tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He has led Soldiers in combat as a squad leader, platoon sergeant, and first sergeant.

His military and civilian training includes: U.S. Army Airborne School, Jump Master Course, Air Assault Course, Pathfinder Course, Primary, Basic and Advanced Noncommissioned Officer’s Course, Battle Staff, Master Resiliency Training Course, Basic Instructor Training Course, and the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Class 67.  He currently holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Excelsior College, Albany, New York.

CSM Brisentine’s awards and decorations include: two Meritorious Unit Citations, the Combat Action Badge, three Bronze Stars, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, four Meritorious Service Medals, eight Army Commendation Medals, seven Army Achievement Medals, the NATO Medal, the Master Parachutist Badge, the Air Assault Badge, the Pathfinder Badge, and the Polish and German Parachutist Badges. CSM Brisentine is also a member of the Staff Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.

CSM Brisentine is a native of Corinth, Mississippi.