Command Sergeant Major David R. Pitt assumed the position of senior-enlisted advisor of the 82nd Airborne Division July 10, 2020. CSM Pitt is a native of the Bronx New York. He enlisted in the Army October 1992 and attended One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at FT. Benning, GA. His first assignment was A Co 2/505 PIR where he served as a rifleman. His other assignments include Scout assistant team leader; XVIII Airborne Corps Commander Driver; Drill Sergeant D CO 2/60th Infantry Battalion FT. Jackson, SC; Long Range Surveillance Team Leader E Co 102 MI BDE 2ID Camp Hovey, Korea; Rifle Platoon Sergeant B Co 2/505 PIR; Anti-Armor Platoon Sergeant
D CO. 2/505 PIR; Scout Platoon Sergeant HHC 1/505 PIR; First Sergeant A CO 1/505 PIR; HHC Special Troops Battalion 3BCT; Senior Military Instructor at Florida A&M University; Command Sergeant Major 1-335 Infantry Camp Atterbury Indiana; Command Sergeant Major Garrison FT. Polk Louisiana; Talent Manager 11/19Z HRC FT. Knox Kentucky; Sergeants Major DAMO-TR G-3/5/7 HQDA Pentagon.
CSM Pitt is a graduate of all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Military Education System, Nominative Leaders Course, Sergeants Major Course class #62, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Drill Sergeant School, Ranger School, Long Range Reconnaissance Course, Air Assault School, Garrison Leaders Course, Airborne School, Jump Master Course. CSM Pitt earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Excelsior College.
CSM Pitt’s awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (3 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (7 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (9 AWD), National Defense Service Medal (2nd AWD), Iraq Campaign Medal (4 CS), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 3), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Award, Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, British Parachutist Badge, Order of St Maurice (Bronze Award) and is member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.