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42nd Combat Aviation Brigade Command Sergeant Major

CSM Joseph Marino, 42 Combat Aviation Brigade Command Sergeant MajorCommand Sergeant Major Joseph Marino entered service in the New York Army National Guard in 1984 after completing four years active duty in the Marine Corps.

Past assignments include Helicopter Repairer for Company D 3-142 Aviation, AH-1 Cobra Attack Helicopter Repairer and Crew Chief for Company B 3-142 Aviation. Platoon Sergeant for Company C 3-142 Aviation. He also served as a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter Technical Inspector and an Aircraft Quality Control Supervisor for Company D 3-142 Aviation. CSM Marino also served as the First Sergeant for the Headquarters & Headquarters Company 3-142 Aviation Battalion, and also for the Headquarters & Headquarters Company 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade, currently the Command Sergeant Major of the 3rd 142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion.

In his past 34 years of service, he has responded to the Beirut Barracks Bombing while in the Marine Corps. He has assisted in both Super storm Sandy and Hurricane Irene that affected most of New York State. He deployed to Bosnia from 2002-2003 as B Company 3-142 Aviation Platoon Sergeant, also deployed as First Sergeant of Headquarters & Headquarters Company 3-142 Aviation Battalion to Iraq for Operation Enduring Freedom. Served as 42 Combat Aviation BDE HHC First Sergeant, and Command Sergeant Major of the 3/142 Aviation Battalion.

His military training includes: Basic training, Advanced Individual Training, Marine Noncommissioned Officer Course, Officers Candidate School, Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course, and Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course, and a Graduate of the United States Sergeants Major Academy. He is also a member of the Enlisted Association of both the New York Army National Guard and of the United States.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, the Army Reserve Components Achievement 7th award, the Navy and Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star Device, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with 2 Silver Star Devices, Global War on Terrorism Service Metal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral “4”, the Army Service Ribbon, Two Overseas Service Ribbons, the Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with Star, the Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, the NATO Medal, and the Navy Unit Commendation.

Command Sergeant Major Marino is married to his wife Brenda for 26 years. They have a son Joseph.

  • Served in the USMC 1980-1984 joined the National Guard in Nov 1984
  • 3-142 BN Safety NCO
  • Beirut Lebanon 1983
  • Hurricane Katrina
  • Hurricane Irene
  • Hurricane Wilma
  • Hurricane Sandy
  • Bosnia 2002-2003
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Iraq 2008-2009
  • Officers candidate School Grad
  • Graduate of the United States Sergeants Major Academy
  • Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor AASF#3




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