Jeffery T. Stitzel

Tomb Position


Tomb Relief


Highest Military Rank

Command Sergeant Major

Military Dates

Aug 1987 - Aug 2018

Society Membership

Lifetime Member

Home City / State

Farmington, MI

Current City / State

Leesburg, MI

Contact Information

Units & Campaigns

US Army Africa/SETAF, OUA, Liberia Sep 14 - Nov 14 Command Sergeant Major
1st Brigade Combat Team, 82d Airborne Division, OIF, Iraq Jun 07 - Jul 08 Sergeant Major
D Company, 2d Battalion, 504th PIR, OEF, Afghanistan Apr 05 - Mar 06 First Sergeant
D Company, 2d Battalion, 504th PIR, OIF, Iraq Dec 03 - Apr 04 First Sergeant

Awards & Decorations

Distinguished Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster)
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal  (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal  (with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal for Valor
Army Commendation Medal  (with 12 Oak Leaf Cluster)
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Army Achievement Medal  (with 10 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Valorous Unit Award
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Superior Unit Award
Armed Forces Service Medal
Army Good Conduct Medal (with 10 knots)
Noncommissioned Officer Development Ribbon (Numeral 5)
Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge
Drill Sergeant Identification Badge
Combat Infantryman Badge
Expert Infantryman Badge 
Master Parachutist Badge 
Pathfinder Badge 
Air Assault Badge 

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