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Command Sergeant Major
Milton B. Hazzard
U.S. Army Quartermaster School
Fort Lee, VA
  Command Sergeant Major Milton B. Hazzard

CSM Milton B. Hazzard enlisted in the United States Army at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1960. During the ensuing 35 years of active duty service he served in all non-commissioned officer leadership positions: Squad Leader in basic and advanced individual training in 1960; Corporal in 1961; Sergeant in 1965; Staff Sergeant in 1966; Sergeant First Class in 1967 (acting First Sergeant); First Sergeant in 1972; and promoted to Command Sergeant Major in 1977.

CSM Hazzard had the distinction of serving 17 years as a Command Sergeant Major. Always regarded by senior officers as one of the “best of the best,” he was one of only seven Command Sergeants Major selected on a worldwide basis for retention to 35 years of active duty service. CSM Hazzard was one of the five finalists nominated to become the Sergeant Major of the Army.

CSM Hazzard’s Foreign Service includes tours in Korea, Vietnam, Germany, and several temporary duties in other foreign countries – in addition to major assignments at key installations throughout the United States. His many awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, and several other individual and unit awards. He also earned the Parachutist and Air Assault badges.

From 1989 to 1994 CSM Hazzard served as the Quartermaster Regimental Command Sergeant Major, and since June 2000 has been faithfully serving the Corps as the fourth Honorary Sergeant Major of the Quartermaster Regiment.

Command Sergeant Major Milton B. Hazzard

On 16 June 2021, Command Sergeant Major Milton B. Hazzard was inducted into the Noncommissioned Officer Leadership Center of Excellence and Sergeants Major Academy Hall of Honor at Fort Bliss, Texas.

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