209th Aviation Support Battalion
Command Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major Osvaldo Martell
Command Sergeant Major Martell became the 209th Aviation Support Battalion, Command Sergeant Major on 10 July 2008. Command Sergeant Major Martell was born and raised in Mayaguez Puerto Rico entered the U.S. Army in October 1985. He completed basic military training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, as an Infantry Soldier and later throughout his carrier reclassifying to become an Aviator. He completed all four levels of the Noncommissioned Officers Education System which he graduated as the Honor Graduate in BNCOC and Commandantís List in ANCOC. He is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Class 58.
Command Sergeant Major Martell has served in numerous leadership positions such as Squad Leader, Phase Team Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Operations NCO, First Sergeant, Assistant G-3 Sergeant Major and Command Sergeant Major.
Throughout his career, he has served in a wide variety of challenging assignments which include: 517 TRANS 18th Airborne Corps, FT Bragg North Carolina; India Co 159th Aviation Reg, 18th Airborne Corps, FT Bragg North Carolina; Bravo Company 3/501st, Camp Eagle, Korea, and Charlie Company 25, 25ID, Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, has served as First Sergeants for the following companies, 3rd Staff and Faculty, Ft Eustis, Virginia; Bravo Company 2-4 Aviation, Ft Hood, Texas; HHC 2-4 Aviation, Ft Hood, Texas, and HHC Forth Infantry Division Head Quarters (4ID), Ft Hood, Texas.
Command Sergeant Major Martell has completed numerous courses of military study to include Recondo School , Jungle Operations Training Course, Air Assault Course, Instructor Training Course, AH-1 and OH-58D Maintenance Course, Aviation Management Course, Army Safety course, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Environmental Protection Leaders Course, Aviation Life Support Equipment Course and First Sergeants Course. He earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Management of Technical Operations from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and is currently working on an MBA with North Central University.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with (2OLC), Master Aviator Wings, and Air Assault Badge.