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Weed Army Community Hospital Command Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major Daniel A. Santiago

Command Sergeant Major Daniel A. Santiago was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico and raised in the town of Guanica. He entered the U.S. Army in July 1995 and completed Basic Training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri and AIT at Ft. Sam Houston for the 91B Combat Medic Course now known as the 68W MOS and in 1999 reclassified to 68K Medical Laboratory Specialist.

Command Sergeant Major Santiago has held various duty positions and assignments during his 22 year career to include: Combat Medic, Treatment Platoon, 15th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX; Evac NCO and Aid Station Assistant NCOIC, 382nd Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX; Med Lab NCO, Division of MCR, WRAIR, Silver Spring, MD; NCOIC Division of Pathology, WRAIR, Silver Spring, MD; Hematology & Blood Bank AIT Instructor and NCOIC, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX; NCOIC European Regional Medical Command Area Laboratory Compliance & Consultation Services (ALCCS) 68K Senior Enlisted Advisor, Landstuhl, GE; G-3 Operations NCOIC, Medical Research and Material Command (MRMC), Fort Detrick, MD, and Support Operations (SPO) SGM, 61st Multifunctional Medical Battalion, 1st Medical Brigade, Fort Hood, TX.

CSM Santiago’s military education includes: Combat Medic Course; Medical Laboratory Specialist Course (Distinguish Honor Graduate); Basic Leadership Course (Commandant List); Advance Leadership Course; Senior Leadership Course; United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) Class 65; AMEDD Pre-Command Course; Medical Management of Chemical Casualty Course; Field Sanitation Team Course, Combatives Level 1 Course, Instructor Training Course; Basic Health Care Administration Course, Supervisory Development Course, Action Officers Course, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Course, and MRT Level 1 Training Course.

CSM Santiago’s civilian education includes a Bachelor Degree in Pre-Medical Sciences from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus and a Master’s Degree in Occupational Health & Safety/Environmental Management from Columbia Southern University, Alabama. He is also a certified American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Medical Laboratory Technician and a member of the Society of Armed Forces Medical Laboratory Scientist (SAFMLS).

His awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1 Silver OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1 Silver OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (6th award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd award), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (5th award), Army Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Expert Marksmanship Badge, German Marksmanship Gold Badge, and Drivers Badge. He is also a proud member of both the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club (SAMC) and the Order of Medical Military Merit (O2M3).