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Command Sergeant Major Diamond D. Hough

Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Medical Command

Command Sergeant Major Diamond D. Hough completed Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He then went on to Advanced Individual Training as a Combat Medic at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

CSM Hough has served with distinction in a multitude of leadership positions commensurate with his career field. These positions include: Command Sergeant Major, G3 Operations Sergeant Major, Chief Clinical NCO, First Sergeant, Detachment Sergeant, Instructor/Writer, Observer/Controller, Medical Clinic NCOIC, Wardmaster, and Evacuation Treatment NCO.

His assignments include: 15th Evacuation Hospital, Fort Polk, Louisiana; 565th Medical Company, Fort Polk, Louisiana; JRTC (EAD), Fort Polk, Louisiana; 115th Field Hospital, Fort Polk, Louisiana; 1st U.S. Army Support Battalion, Sinai, Egypt; 44th Medical Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 5th Mobile Army Support Hospital, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 55th Medical Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; A Co. 232d Medical Battalion, Department Combat Medic Training, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; B Co. Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii; HHC 212d Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, Miesau, Germany; B Co. 212d Combat Support Hospital, Miesau, Germany; DSTB, 82d Airborne Division (Task Force Cincinnatus) JFT-82 in Bagram, Afghanistan; 101st Sustainment Brigade, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; G3 Operations, Europe Regional Medical Command, Heidelberg, Germany; 14th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia; 62d Medical Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington; Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC), Fort Sam Houston, Texas; and Regional Health Command - Atlantic, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

CSM Hough’s civilian education includes a Master’s Degree in Leadership Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Chaminade University of Honolulu. His military education includes, but is not limited to: Primary Leadership Development Course (Honor Graduate), Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course (Commandant’s List), Advance Noncommissioned Officers Course (Leadership Awardee), Battle Staff NCO Course, First Sergeants Course, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (top 20%). He also attended: Airborne School, Air Assault Course, EFMB, Master Fitness Course, Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Black Belt, Equal Opportunity Course, CSM Force Management Course, Senior Enlisted Joint PME Course 1 & 2, Command Sergeant Major Legal Orientation (CSMLO), Nominative Leader’s Course, JMESI Capstone Course.

His awards include the Legion of Merit (3 OLC), Combat Action Badge Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1 SOLC), Good Conduct Medal (9th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), South Asia Service Medal (3rd Award), Humanitarian Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (#6), Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (2nd Award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Multinational Force & Overseas Medal (#2), LM (Saudi Arabia)(Palm Tree), and LM (Kuwait). Additionally, CSM Hough has been inducted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club and the Order of Military Medical Merit.