Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory M. Chambers is a native of Yakima, Washington. He entered the United States Army on November 2, 1987, and attended Basic Training at Fort Dix, New Jersey, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Eustis, Virginia.
Chambers previous assignments include Delta and Bravo Companies, 3-123rd Aviation Regiment, Fort Ord, California; Bravo Company, 2-2 Aviation Regiment, South Korea; and 1st Staff and Faculty, 765th Transportation Battalion, Fort Eustis, Virginia.
Chambers served in various leadership positions in the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne); his first assignment was from April 1996 through June 2005. His duties included Green Platoon Noncommissioned Officer in Charge, Special Operations Aviation Training Company (SOATC); Direct Action Penetrator Platoon Sergeant, Delta 1-160th SOAR (Abn); First Sergeant, Alpha 2-160th SOAR (Abn). His last assignment during this tenure was First Sergeant, Foxtrot 160th SOAR (Abn). Chambers returned to the 160th SOAR (Abn) in June 2006 and served as the CSM, 4-160th SOAR (Abn), Fort Lewis, Washington from 2006 to 2009; CSM Task Force 1-160th SOAR (Abn), Fort Campbell, Kentucky from 2009 to 2011 and the Regimental CSM from June 2011 to July 2014. His last assignment was Command Sergeant Major of the United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina from August 2014 to January 2016.
Chambers is a graduate of the Sergeants Major Academy (Class 56), the Keystone course, the USSOCOM Summit course and he has a Bachelor of Science degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Professional Aeronautics.
Chambers’ awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Master Aircraft Crew Member Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge.
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