Kenneth O. Preston is a retired United States Army soldier who served as the Sergeant Major of the Army. He was sworn in as the 13th Sergeant Major of the Army on January 15, 2004. Preston held a variety of leadership positions throughout his career.
|Born:||February 18, 1957, Mount Savage, Maryland, United States|
|Service/branch:||United States Army|
|Years of service:||1975–2011|
|Rank:||Sergeant Major of the Army|
|Battles/wars:||Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm Iraq War, Operation Iraqi Freedom|
|Awards:||Army Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (2), Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4), Army Achievement Medal (3)|
About Kenneth Preston
American war hero who served as the sergeant major of the army during his time as a United States Army soldier. He was awarded with several honors including the Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal.
He entered the U.S. Army in June 1975 and attended Basic Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
He joined the non-profit housing organization Home for Our Troops after retiring from active duty.
His family comes from Mount Savage, Maryland.
Like him, Raymond Spruance was a war hero from the state of Maryland.
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