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(L to R) Command Sgt. Major Barry Maieritsch, Command Sgt. Major Tracey Anbiya, and Diane Devens, IMCOM-Europe region director stand poised for the change of responsibility ceremony welcoming Maieritsch as the region's new senior enlisted leader.

HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Installation Management Command-Europe welcomed a new senior enlisted leader during a change of responsibility ceremony July 13 at Campbell BarracksAca,!a,,c Casablanca Room here.

Installation Management Command-Europe Regional Director Diane M. Devens transferred the unit colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Barry Maieritsch, the newly-appointed Region command sergeant major.

Maieritsch is replacing Command Sgt. Maj. Tracey E. Anbiya, who received an assignment as the sergeant major for the Army Chief of Staff for Installation Management.

Maieritsch comes to IMCOM-Europe from his previous position as command sergeant major of the 82nd Sustainment Brigade, Fort Hood, N.C. Maieritsch returned to Afghanistan to finish up his tour and to bring his Soldiers back to Fort Bragg before assuming his new post.

Maieritsch enlisted into the Army as a Motor Transport Operator in January 1984 and completed basic and advance individual training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

In addition to numerous state-side assignments, his deployments include a six-month deployment to Taszar, Hungry, in support of Sustainment Forces (SFOR), two deployments to Kosovo Forces (KFOR) in Skopje, Macedonia, to support transfers of authorities and an eight-month deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom at Balad S.E. Airfield, Iraq.

He has filled leadership positions at every level, from squad leader to company first sergeant. In January of 2001, Maieritsch was selected to attend the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy where he successfully graduated the USASMA Class 52.

Maieritsch has attended the following courses: Basic, Airborne School, Airborne Leaders Course, Air Assault, Pathfinder, Drill Sergeant, Sapper Leader, Jumpmaster Course, Combat Livesaver, Master Fitness, Battlestaff and the Modern Army Combatives Course Level I and II. His military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Advance Noncommissioned Officers Course, First Sergeant Course and the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Course and the Command Sergeants Major Course.

His civilian education includes Associates in Law Enforcement from Central Texas College and a Masters of Business Administration from Touro University International. Command Sergeant Major Maieritsch has numerous awards and is a member of the United States Army Europe Sergeant Morales Club.

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