Command Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant Major Victor Laragione


Command Sergeant Major of Madigan Army Medical Center

Command Sergeant Major Victor Laragione assumed responsibilities as the Madigan Army Medical Center command sergeant major on October 26, 2018. His previous assignment was as the troop command senior enlisted advisor at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany.

Command Sergeant Major Laragione is a native of Corpus Christi, Texas. He entered the Army in June 1995 and attended basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and advanced individual training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, graduating as a combat medic. He has served in many leadership positions, including squad leader, emergency room shift leader, hospital clinic NCOIC, training room NCO, hospital division NCOIC, medical platoon sergeant, company first sergeant and senior enlisted advisor.

His overseas assignments include: Sato Cano Air Base, Honduras; B/C Company Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany; and Public Health Command – Pacific, Camp Zama Japan. He deployed to Blue Factory, Bosnia-Herzegovina in support of Operation Joint Forge and to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His assignments in the United States include: D Company, 261st ASMB, Fort Bragg, N.C.; Keller Army Community Hospital, West Point, N.Y.; HHC, 3/187th Infantry Battalion and HHD, 1/33rd Cavalry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.; 1/289th Training Support Battalion (AC/RC), Houston, Texas; A Company, 47th Combat Support Hospital, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Command Sergeant Major Laragione’s military education includes the primary leadership development course, basic non-commissioned officer course, advanced non-commissioned officer course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 65, company commanders/first sergeant course, physical therapy technician course, unit prevention leader course, observer/controller trainer course, Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt) course, the master resilience trainer course, and the modern Army combatives course. He holds a bachelor of science degree in social science from Saint Thomas Aquinas College and a master of arts degree in leadership studies from the University of Texas at El Paso.

His awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (5th oak leaf cluster); Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (1st oak leaf cluster); Army Achievement Medal (7th oak leaf cluster); Joint Meritorious Unit Award; Meritorious Unit Citation (1st oak leaf cluster); Army Superior Unit Award; Army Good Conduct Medal (7th award); National Defense Service Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal (2nd campaign star); Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon (5th numeral); Overseas Service Ribbon (4th numeral); NATO Medal; the Combat Medical Badge; the Expert Field Medical Badge; the Parachutist Badge; the Air Assault Badge; and the Pathfinder Badge. His foreign decorations include the British, Honduran and Guatemalan Parachutist Badges and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge-Gold.

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