CSM Scott R. Peare hails from Franklin, Massachusetts and enlisted in the Army on 28 May, 1986 at Fort Knox, Kentucky, as a 19D Cavalry Scout. He has held positions as Scout/Driver, Bradley Gunner, Bradley Commander, Section Sergeant, Senior Scout, Squadron Master Gunner, Scout Platoon Sergeant, Recruiter and Station Commander, Scout Platoon Observer Controller, 19D ANCOC Instructor, First Sergeant, Operations Sergeant Major and Command Sergeant Major
His previous assignments include Troop A, 3rd Sqdn, 4th Cavalry, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Troop B, 1st Sqdn, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fulda, FRG; HHT and Troop A, 1st Sqdn, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion with duty as San Luis Obispo, Calfironia; Timber Wolf O/C Team (CMTC), Hohenfels, Germany; Troop F, 4th Cavalry (Brigade Reconnaissance Troop), 3rd BDE, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany; NCO Academy, Fort Knox, Kentucky; C Company, 1st BN, 46th Infantry (BCT), Fort Knox, Kentucky; HHC, 1st BN, 81st Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Troop D, 4th Cavalry (Brigade Reconnaissance Troop), 1st BDE, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas; Headquarters 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, California; 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.
He has completed the following military courses: Air Assault School, Jungle Operations Course, PLDC, BNCOC, Bradley Master Gunner Course, Basic Recruiter Training, ANCOC (Commandant’s List), 7th ATC O/C School, Scout Platoon Leader Course (Draper Leadership Award), Basic Instructor Training, Small Group Instructor’s Course, First Sergeant’s Course (Commandant’s List), United states Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 58 (Exceeded Course Standards), Pre-Command and CSM Development Course.
CSM Peare earned an Associates of Science degree from Central Texas College, a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College, and a Masters degree in Leadership Management from Webster University.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, the Meritorious Service Medal with 4 Oak Lead Clusters, The Army Commendation Medal with 1 Silver Oak Leaf, the Army Achievement Medal with 1 Silver Oak Leaf, the Good Conduct Medal 8th Award, National Defense Service Medal with 1 Bronze Star, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon with numeral 4, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 4, NATO Service Medal, the Air Assault Badge, the Gold Recruiter Badge, and the Combat Action Badge. He is a recipient of the Order of Saint George.
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