Command Sergeant Major Mark Riddick is from Roosevelt, NY, he joined the Army on 6 June 2000, he completed Basic Training at Fort Benning, Georgia and went on to Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
His assignments include Operations SGM, Army Training Center, Fort Jackson, SC, Chief Medical NCO, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Red Cloud Korea; Sr Operations Sergeant, Landsthul Regional Medical Center, Landsthul Germany; First Sergeant, AMEDD NCO Academy, Ft Sam Houston, TX; AIT Platoon Sergeant, D Co 264th Medical Battalion, Sheppard Air Force Base, TX; Sr Operations Sergeant, HHD 168th Multifunctional Medical Battalion, Camp Walker Korea; Radiology Department NCOIC, Ireland Army Community Hospital, Ft Knox, KY; Small Group Leader, 3ID NCO Academy, Ft Stewart, GA; Medical Specialist, 3rd BSB, 3ID, Ft Stewart GA.
His deployments include Operation Joint Guardian in Kosovo and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
His military and civilian education include the Practice Manager Course, AMEDD Executive Skills Course, Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt Courses, Training Developer for Middle Managers Course; Senior Training Manager Course; Health Services Plans, Operations, Intel, Security, and Training (70H) Course; Battle Staff NCO Course, AIT Platoon Sergeant Course; Basic, Tactical, and Master Combatives Trainer Courses; First Sergeant Course, Air Assault Course; Master Resilience Trainer Course; Total Army Instructor Training Course and the Small Group Instructor Training Course; He has completed all levels of the NCOPDS and is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 66). CSM Riddick has an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts, a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science and Technology, and a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration.
His awards, decorations, and honors include the Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Superior Unit Award, the Army Good Conduct Medal (5th Award) the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Kosovo Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star , the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, The Korean Defense Service Medal, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal , the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, , the Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon with the numeral 5, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Ribbon (4th Award), the National Defense Medal, the Combat Medic Badge, the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and the Drivers Badge. He is a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club was also inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit.