Command Sergeant Major Pedro Guevara is a native of La Feria, Texas. He reported to active duty on October 19, 1990 where he completed One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Georgia as an Infantryman. Four years later, he re-enlisted as a military police Soldier and attended Advanced Individual Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama.
CSM Guevara has served in variety of positions including Bradley Driver, Anti-Armor Gunner, Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Battalion Operations NCO, Company Operations NCO, First Sergeant, Battalion Command Sergeant Major, USASMA Operations Sergeant Major and Provost Sergeant Major.
CSM Guevara assignments include tours with the 1-6th Infantry, Vilseck, Germany; 1-187th Infantry "Rakkasans," Fort Campbell, Kentucky; 978th Military Police Company, Fort Bliss, Texas; 57th Military Police Company, Camp Carroll, Korea; 411th Military Police Company, Fort Hood, Texas; 16th Military Police Detachment, Fort Bliss, Texas; 230th Military Police Company, Kaiserslautern, Germany; 93rd Military Police Battalion and 202nd Military Police Company, Fort Bliss, Texas; United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas and Directorate of Public Safety, Fort Rucker, Alabama. He has deployed to Panama, Honduras and two tours in Iraq.
CSM Guevara's military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic and Advanced NCO Courses, Sergeants Major Course (Class 61), Army Instructor Training Course, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Unit Movement Officer Course, Army Recruiting Course, Combative Level I, Law Enforcement Senior Leaders Course and Air Assault School. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal with Valor, Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (5 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th award), National Defense Service Medal (1 BS), Iraqi Campaign Medal (2 CS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (Numeral 4), Combat Action Badge, Air Assault Badge, Driver Badge, German Armed Force Proficiency Badge (Bronze), Schutzenschnur (Bronze) and Order of the Marchaussee (Bronze).