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Command Sergeant Major Timothy A. Guden

Command Sergeant Major Timothy A. Guden assumed the responsibilities as Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis, Virginia, on July 13, 2018.

Command Sergeant Major Guden is a native of Medford, Wisconsin, and enlisted in the on July 28, 1987. He completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.


Throughout his career, he has held numerous leadership positions ranging from team leader to brigade command sergeant major in Signal, Cavalry, Aviation, Intelligence, Armor and Infantry units. He served as the brigade operations Sergeant major for the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division; the battalion command sergeant major for 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment; and the command sergeant major for the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Command Sergeant Major Guden then served as the brigade command sergeant major for the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.

Command Sergeant Major Guden subsequently served as the command sergeant major of the United States Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia, from August 2012 to March 2014, and as the command sergeant major of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, Georgia, from March 2014 to May 2015. Following that, he served as the command sergeant major of the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S Army Military District of Washington from June 2015 to July 2016. Prior to assuming duties as the TRADOC Command Sergeant Major, Guden served as command sergeant major of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, from August 2016 to June 2018.

Command Sergeant Major Guden has served two year-long overseas assignments in both Korea and Panama. His stateside assignments include Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Fort Bliss, Texas, Fort Hood, Texas, Fort Benning, Georgia, Fort McNair, Washington D.C., and West Point, New York.

His combat deployments include four tours in Iraq, one tour in Afghanistan and one tour in the Persian Gulf during Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Command Sergeant Major Guden has attended the Battle Staff Course, the First Sergeant Course, and the Drill Sergeant Course along with all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System.

His awards and decorations include the Presidential Unit Citation, the Valorous Unit Award (with two oak leaf clusters), the Meritorious Unit Award (with one oak leaf cluster), the Army Superior Unit Award, both the Combat and Expert Infantryman Badges, and the Ranger Tab.

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