Biography: CSM David Puig, ACC Command Sergeant Major
U.S. Army Contracting Command
Command Sergeant Major David M. Puig
Command Sergeant Major David M. Puig became the third Command
Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army Contracting Command, a major
subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, on April
Command Sergeant Major Puig serves as the ACC Commanding
General’s senior enlisted adviser on all enlisted‐related matters,
particularly in areas affecting Soldier training and quality of life.
ACC, headquartered at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., includes two
subordinate commands - the Mission and Installation Contracting
Command and the Expeditionary Contracting Command - and five
major contracting centers that support AMC’s other major subordinate
and life cycle management commands. ACC provides global
contracting support to war fighters through the full spectrum of military
operations. ACC includes more than 6,100 military and civilian
personnel worldwide who awarded and managed more than 190,000
contract actions valued at an estimated $60.9 billion during fiscal year 2013.
Command Sergeant Major Puig joined the Oregon Army National Guard in December 1985 as a combat medical
specialist and soon transferred to active duty.
His previous assignments include Command Sergeant Major, 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and
High Yield Explosives Command , Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.; Command Sergeant Major, Joint Munitions
Command, Rock Island Arsenal, IL.; Command Sergeant Major, Joint Task Force Paladin (Counter-Improvised
Explosive Device Brigade Task Force), Afghanistan; Command Sergeant Major, 3rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal
Battalion, Fort Lewis, WA.; Instructor and Writer, Eglin Air Force Base, FL.; First Sergeant, Fort Knox, KY.;
Operations NCO and First Sergeant, Fort Campbell , KY.; Operations Noncommissioned Officer, Camp Red
Cloud, Korea; EOD Team Leader, Fort Campbell.; EOD Team Member and Team Leader, Fort Hood, TX; Combat
Medic and EOD Team Member, Fort Lewis.
Command Sergeant Major Puig’s combat deployments include Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom
and Operation Enduring Freedom. He has numerous operational deployments as well. His civilian education
includes an associate degree in applied sciences and technology and bachelor’s degree in emergency response
management. Command Sergeant Major Puig’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (one oak leaf
cluster), Bronze Star Medal (two oak leaf clusters), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal
(one oak leaf cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal (one oak leaf cluster), Army Commendation Medal (five
oak leaf clusters), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (six oak leaf clusters), Southwest
Asia Service Medal (one bronze service star), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (one bronze service star), Iraq
Campaign Medal (three bronze service stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Joint Meritorious
Unit Award (one oak leaf cluster), Valorous Unit Award (one oak leaf cluster), Combat Action Badge, Expert Field
Medical Badge, Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge and Parachutist Badge. He has also been inducted into
the Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe and the Infantry Order of Saint Maurice (Legionnaire).
As of April 2014