MSG Mike Gonzalez assumed duties as the senior enlisted advisor of the Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait in December 2020.
MSG Gonzalez’s previous duty assignments include plans munitions noncommissioned officer /S6, senior enlisted advisor; S3 NCOIC for U.S. Army Reserve Sustainment Command, Detachment 14, Fort Hood, Texas; S3 mobile NCOIC / Joint Tactical Operations Center NCOIC, USAR Mobile Support Battalion, Fort Bliss, Texas; senior operations sergeant, 2206 Support Battalion, El Paso, Texas; observer coach/trainer officer preparatory course NCO, 2nd Brigade Gulf division 75th Training Command, Birmingham, Alabama; senior ammo NCO, 210th Regional Support Group, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico; ammunitions inspector, section chief, and ammunition sergeant for 266th Ordnance Company (AMMO) (MOD).
He deployed to Iraq in support of Operations Enduring Freedom / Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) 03-05; mobilized in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF 15-16) providing support for Oversees Contingency Operations.
His military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic NCO Course, Senior Leaders Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, Battle Command Sustainment Support System, Unit Prevention Leader Course, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Composite Risk Management Train The Trainer, Combat lifesaver Course, Mobilization Planner Course, Mission Command Observer Controller, Mission and Installation Contracting Command Enhanced Defense Connect Online Contracting Officer Representative Comprehension Training Course, Hazardous Waste Operations Response Course, Hazmat Familiarizations & Safety Handling Course, CompTIA Network +, and Defense Hazardous Materials Waste Handling Course.
MSG Gonzalez received a Cyber P3 scholarship from the Army sponsored by the National Security Agency and was awarded a Master’s of Science degree in information systems from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama. He completed a bachelor’s degree in computerized management information system from Inter American University, San German Campus, and bachelor’s degree in business administration from Inter American University, Aguadilla Campus.
His military awards and decorations include: three Army Commendation Medals, four Army Achievement Medals, eight Army Reserve Component Achievement Medals, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal (2 Hourglass, and M device (3)), the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3), the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Army Reserve Component Oversees Service Ribbon (Numeral 8), and the Army Service Ribbon.
MSG Gonzalez is married and has two children.