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Sgt. Maj. Edmond B. Burnsed

Sergeant Major, Raymond W. Bliss AHC

Sgt. Maj. Edmond B. Burnsed is a native of Statesboro, Georgia. He enlisted into the Army in August 1996. He completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, as a 68W, Combat Medical Specialist.

He has held numerous positions of increased responsibility, including 557 Ground Ambulance Company, 421 Medical Evacuation Battalion, Wiesbaden, Germany, as an Evacuation Squad Leader; Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) as Ft, Bragg, North Carolina, an Emergency Department Shift Leader and NCOIC of General Surgery Clinic; 168 Medical Battalion, Camp Long, Wonju, Korea, as an Installation medical clinic NCOIC; 3rd BSB C Company, Ft. Stewart, Georgia, as a Treatment Platoon Sergeant; 181 Infantry Brigade, Tomah, Wisconsin, as an Operation Sergeant; MEDDAC-Japan, Camp Zama, Japan, as a Detachment Sergeant; C Company, 225th BSB, Schofield, Hawaii, as a First Sergeant; and Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Ft Gordon, Georgia, as NCOIC for Department Commander of Surgical Services (DCSS) care line. His most recent assignment was to 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, as Division Surgeon Sergeant Major. He deployed to Iraq in support of OIF twice.

Sgt. Maj. Burnsed’s education includes BLC, ALC, SLC (Commandant's List) and he is a graduate of Sergeants Major Academy Class 69. He also completed First Sergeant, Red Team Member course, Battle Staff NCO, Master Resiliency Trainer, DTMS Manager Course, Basic Healthcare Administrator Course (BHAC), Emergency Medical Technician, and Sling Load Inspector certification courses. He has an Associate's in Psychology from Pierce College, a BA in Psychology from American Military University, and an MHA in Healthcare Administration from Park University.

Sgt. Maj. Burnsed’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (6OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (3OLC), Army Superior Unit Award, Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), NDSM, Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Stars), GWTSM, GWTEM, NCOPDR (Numeral 5), ASR, OSR (Numeral 6), and Combat Medical Badge.

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