Thunder Command Sergeant Major

CSM Weiss

CSM Terry L Weiss is a native of Mason, WI, and was born June 21, 1960. CSM Weiss entered the Army on August 21, 1986. He attended Basic Training and Armor Advanced Individual Training at Fort Knox, KY.


His assignments include Tank and Jeep Driver in Alpha Troop 1st Squadron 16th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Knox, KY, Tank Driver, Tank Gunner, Platoon Sergeant and Tank Commander in Delta Company 5th Battalion 77th Armor where he was selected for the Excellence In Armor Program, Tank Commander and Platoon Sergeant in Alpha Company 4th Battalion 37th Armor Fort Riley, KS, Platoon Sergeant and Operations Sergeant, HHC 2nd Battalion 70th Armor, Fort Riley, KS, Platoon Observer Controller, Battalion Adjutant, Battalion Senior Operations Sergeant Armor Task Force, Camp Shelby MS, Brigade Senior Operations Sergeant 3rd Brigade 87th Division, Camp Shelby MS, First Sergeant in Charlie Company 1st Battalion, 8th United States Cavalry, where he deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II also served as the senior enlisted Instructor at the University of Western Illinois in Macomb, Ill., Operations Sergeant Major for 1st Squadron 75th Cavalry regiment where he deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom VII, Operations Sergeant Major for 2nd BCT 101st, FT Campbell, KY and Command Sergeants Major for 7th Squadron 10th Cavalry Regiment FT Carson CO. where he deployed to Herat, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom XI.


His military education includes, WLC, ALC, SLC, First Sergeant Course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, The Army Chemical Defense Course, Service Support Course, Battle Staff Course and The Pre-Command Course.


His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star 2nd OLC, Meritorious Service Medal 3rd OLC, Army Commendation Medal 4th OLC, Army Achievement Medal 5th OLC, The Global War on Terrorism, Global War Expeditionary Medal Iraq, Iraq Champaign Medal with Champaign Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star the Combat Action Badge and Army Drivers Badge.