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Command Sgt. Maj. Kofie Primus, Senior Enlisted Advisor



Command Sergeant Major Kofie B. Primus assumed duties as the Command Sergeant Major of the 21st Theatre Sustainment Command June 2022. He is a native of Trinidad and Tobago, and enlisted in the Army in September 1999 and attended Basic Training and Advance Individual Training as a Bradley Fighting Vehicle Turret Mechanic at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Command Sergeant Major Primus has served in the following duty positions: Command Sergeant Major, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, Daenner Kaserne, Germany; Command Sergeant Major, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Senior Maintenance Supervisor, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii; First Sergeant, Echo Forward Support Company 2nd Battalion 25th Aviation Regiment, Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii; Operations NCO Observer Controller Trainer, 205th Infantry Brigade, Camp Atterbury, Indiana; Senior Track Mechanic Observer Controller Trainer, 1st Battalion 290th Field Artillery Regiment, Camp Atterbury, Indiana; Quality Assurance Technical Inspector, 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Battalion, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; Senior Small Group Instructor, 3rd Infantry Division Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Supervisor, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Drill Sergeant, 1st Battalion, 81st Armor Regiment, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Shop Foreman, 5th Squadron 7th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Senior Track Mechanic, 1st Battalion 3rd Air Defense Artillery, Fort Stewart Georgia.

His deployments include Operation Iraqi Freedom I and VII, Operation Enduring Freedom (Consolidation III), Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and Operation Inherent Resolve.

Command Sergeant Major Primus' military education included all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System, culminating with the Nominative Leaders Course. He's earned a master's degree in Science and Leadership (Cum Laude), a master's in Business Administration and a bachelor’s in Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude) from Trident University International. He is also a graduate of the Brigade and Battalion Pre-Command Course, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course, Battle Staff Course, Company Commander/First Sergeant Course, Drill Sergeant Course, Master Resilience Trainer Course, Small Group Instructor Training Course, and the Air Assault Course.

His military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (five Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal with “C” device, Army Commendation Medal (five Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (seven Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Good Conduct Medal (seventh award), National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, Iraq Campaign Medal with three Campaign Stars, Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal with one Campaign Star, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral six), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral five), and the NATO Medal. His badges include the Drivers Badge (wheel), Mechanic Badge, the Drill Sergeant Badge, the Air Assault Badge and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Silver).

Command Sergeant Major Primus is also a member of the Distinguished Sergeant Audie Murphy Club and a recipient of the Honorable Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe.

He has two children Maaleeque and Teoni.

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