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CSM Patrick E. Superales

Command Sergeant Major

401st AFSB CSM

Command Sergeant Major Patrick E. Superales assumed duties as the command sergeant major of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade in May 2023.

He is a native of Yigo, Guam, and hails from Lacey, Washington. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in February 1999 and attended Basic Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gregg-Adams (formerly Fort Lee), Virginia, where he graduated as an automated logistical specialist.

CSM Superales’ assignments and duty positions include: Prescribed Load List/The Army Maintenance Management System, 68th Chemical Company, Fort Cavazos (formerly Fort Hood), Texas; Supply Support Activity Turn-in noncommissioned officer in charge, 61st Maintenance Company, Camp Kyle, South Korea; PLL/TAMMS NCO, 1st Battalion – 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Cavazos; Warehouse NCOIC/platoon sergeant/convoy Arabic translator, 296th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington; Brigade Military Transition Team (0410) S4 (Logistics) NCOIC and Arabic translator, 3rd Brigade 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Professional Development NCO, Human Resources Command, Fort Knox; First Sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 201st Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Knox; first sergeant, Alpha Company, 201st Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Knox; G3 (Operations) Training and Exercise sergeant major, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Panzer Kaserne, Germany; first sergeant, 66th Transportation Company, Kleber Kaserne, Germany; Support Operations NCOIC, G3 sergeant major, 21st TSC, Panzer Kaserne, Germany; G4 sergeant major, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; G4 sergeant major, 21st TSC, Panzer Kaserne, Germany. His most recent assignment was the 589th Brigade Support Battalion, Grafenwoehr, Germany. His combat tours include one tour in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and two tours in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom.

CSM Superales’ military and civilian education includes Infantry Mortar Leader Course, Small Arms Instructor Course, Combatives Course, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, First Sergeant Course, and the Sergeants Major Resident Course. He holds an associate degree in supply chain management from Coastline Community College, a bachelor of management studies, University of Maryland Global Campus, and a Master of Business Administration, University of Mary, North Dakota.

CSM Superales’ awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (three oak leaf clusters); Army Commendation Medal (two oak leaf clusters); Army Achievement Medal (three oak leaf clusters); Good Conduct Medal (seventh award); National Defense Medal (one star); Korea Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War and Terrorism Service Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal; Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon (Numeral 2), Army Service Ribbon and the Combat Action Badge.

CSM Superales is married to the former Jessica Wright, and they have one child. His hobbies include reading books, running, playing chess, and traveling.