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CSM Cedric D. Harvey

Command Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant Major

Command Sgt. Maj. Cedric D. Harvey assumed the duties as command sergeant major of the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade on July 14, 2023.

CSM Harvey came to the 403rd AFSB from the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia, where he served as the division G4 (Logistics) sergeant major. Prior to that assignment, CSM Harvey served as the command sergeant major of the 3rd Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart.

CSM Harvey attended Basic Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee (known as Fort Gregg-Adams since 2023), Virginia, where he earned the military occupational specialty 92Y, unit supply specialist. CSM Harvey has held an array of other positions including supply specialist, 21st Military Police Company (Airborne), 503rd Military Police Battalion (Airborne), Fort Bragg (known as Fort Liberty since 2023), North Carolina; supply sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 503rd Military Police Battalion (Airborne), Fort Bragg; supply sergeant, Bravo Company, 377th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort McPherson, Georgia; drill sergeant, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 1st Training Brigade, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; senior drill sergeant, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 4th Training Brigade, Fort Jackson; property book noncommissioned officer in charge, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 82nd Airborne Division Artillery, Fort Bragg; Battalion S4 (Logistics) NCOIC, Headquarters and Alpha, 782nd Main Support Battalion, Fort Bragg; Support Operations NCOIC, Headquarters, 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Bragg; Brigade S4 (Logistics) NCOIC, Headquarters, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bragg; Group S4 (Logistics) NCOIC, Headquarters, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; first sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 5th Group Support Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell; executive officer to the command sergeant major, Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; and Support Operations sergeant major of Headquarters, 82nd Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, Fort Bragg.

CSM Harvey has participated in multiple combat operations and humanitarian missions throughout his 26 years of service as a combat support logistician.

CSM Harvey’s military education includes the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School, Global Combat Support System-Army Middle Managers Course, Manpower and Force Management Course, Joint Logistics Course, Master Resiliency Training Course, Support Operations Course, Operational Contract Support Course, Brigade and Battalion Pre-Command Courses and the Sustainment Pre-Command Course.

CSM Harvey’s civilian education includes a bachelor’s degree in business management from Excelsior University and two associate degrees in supply chain management and administrative management from Coastline Community College.

CSM Harvey’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, seven Meritorious Service Medals, five Army Commendation Medals, the Army Achievement Medal, the Valorous Unit Award, four Meritorious Unit Commendations, two Army Superior Unit Awards, eight Army Good Conduct Medals, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, the two National Defense Service Medals, two Armed Forces Expeditionary Medals, three Afghanistan Campaign Medals, Operation Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal (with one Campaign Star), the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal (two Bronze Stars), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral six), the Army Service Ribbon, the Army Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral four), the Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with M device), the United Nations Medal with (two Bronze Stars), NATO Medal (with two Bronze Star), the Drill Sergeant Badge, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, German Parachutist Badge, Italian Parachutist Badge, and British Parachutist Badge. He is also a recipient of the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin and Order of Saint George.

CSM Harvey is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina. He has two daughters, a son-in-law, and a grandson.