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Command Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant Major Andrea Torre

CSM Andrea Torre hails from Rome, Italy. He joined the Italian Army as a Noncommissioned Officer Cadet in 2004.

CSM Torre served as a platoon leader, Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC), and S3 NCO at the 183rd Airborne Regiment “NEMBO”, Airborne Brigade “FOLGORE” from 2007 to 2016. He served at the Italian Joint Operations Headquarters – J5 Division from 2016 to 2017 and as an Instructor at the Sergeants Major Academy (USA) from 2017 to 2020.

CSM Torre deployed in support of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (ISAF), where he served two tours as JTAC.

CSM Torre's military and civilian education includes the NCO Academy, staff NCO course, Infantry basic training, CBRN basic course, Airborne school, Pathfinder school, JTAC basic and supervisory course, Targeting course, Master Resilience Training course. He is a Sergeants Major Course graduate.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from La Tuscia University and a Master’s degree in Leadership Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso.

CSM Torre's awards and decorations include the ISAF NATO Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (USA), the International Security Cross, the Homeland Security Cross, the Silver Cross for military service, the Italian Airborne wings, the U.S. Army Airborne wings, the U.S. Army Senior Instructor Badge, and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge in Gold. He is a member of the Infantry Order of Saint Maurice, and an Honorary Citizen of El Paso.

CSM Torre is an avid boxing fan and enjoys skydiving.

He is married to his wife Carlotta. They have a son, Gabriele, and a daughter, Eleonora

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