November 6, 2008

Cav squadron pins new command sergeant major

By 2nd Lt. Scott Campbell
2nd Squadron, 183rd Cavalry Regiment

Command Sgt. Maj. Terry Gibbs receives his new rank from his wife during a ceremony at the State Military Reservation at Camp Pendleton Oct. 1.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Command Sgt. Maj. Terry Gibbs was promoted and named the command sergeant major of the 2nd Squadron, 183rd Cavalry Regiment Oct. 1 at the State Military Reservation at Camp Pendleton.

Lt. Col. William Korsen and Command Sgt. Maj. Carl Holcomb welcomed Gibbs as he accepted the promotion with his wife and their three daughters at his side.

Gibbs took a moment to address the squadron and credited his family with helping him to achieve all that he has.

Command Sgt. Maj. Terry Gibbs addresses his troops as he assumes his duties as the top enlisted Soldier in the 2nd Squadron, 183rd Cavalry Regiment.

 

Gibbs previously served as the first sergeant of the squadron’s A Troop during a recent deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Troops from throughout the squadron were eager to congratulate him and the squadron is looking forward to those good things yet to come.

“I am very excited about Command Sgt. Maj. Gibbs joining the squadron command team,” Korsen said. “He is a proven leader, respected throughout the organization, and is committed to ensuring our Soldiers are prepared to support the Commonwealth.”

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