CSM Jack Love
CSM, 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington
Command Sergeant Major Jack H. Love enlisted in the United States Army in January 1989. He received his Basic and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, GA. During his 27 years of service, CSM Love has held numerous leadership positions ranging from Team Leader to currently the Division Command Sergeant Major of the 7th Infantry Division.
His previous assignments include: G3 Operations SGM, 82nd Airborne Division, Ft. Bragg, NC; 8th Brigade, SROTC, USACC, Fort Lewis, WA; 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; 2nd Battalion 47th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, GA; 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (ASSLT), 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment (mech), 24th Infantry Division, Fort Benning, GA; 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry (mech), Fort Carson, CO.
CSM Love’s combat deployments include: five (5) combat tours in Iraq, and one (1) combat tour in Afghanistan.
CSM Love has completed the Basic Airborne School, Ranger School, Jumpmaster School, Pathfinder School, Drill Sergeant School, Air-Assault School, Master Fitness School, Air-Movement Operations School, the First Sergeant Course, the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 59), the BN and BDE Command Sergeants Major Course, the Army Force Management course, the Executive Leaders Course and the Keystone course. CSM Love is a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, a recipient of the Order of Saint Maurice (Centurion), and a distinguished member of the 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment.
His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit; Bronze Star Medal (5th award); Meritorious Service Medal (3rd award); Army Commendation Medal (7th award); Army Achievement Medal (9th award); Presidential Unit Citation Award; Joint Meritorious Unit Award; Valorous Unit Award; Meritorious Unit Commendation; Army Superior Unit Award; Good Conduct Medal (8th Award); National Defense Service Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal (1 Silver and 1 Bronze campaign star); Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 Bronze campaign star); Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Humanitarian Service medal (2nd Award); NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 4); Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral 2); Multi National Forces and Observer Medal; Drill Sergeant Identification Badge; Ranger Tab; Master Parachutist Badge; Pathfinder Badge; Air Assault Badge; Combat Infantry Badge; Expert Infantry Badge; Egyptian Parachute Badge.
CSM Love has been married for 27 years to the former Cindy Johnson of Sylacauga, Alabama. They have three kids, Jake (21), Tori (19), and Slade (15).