SGM Mark E. Eavey entered the military service on 08 August 1985 as a Dental Specialist. He completed Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina,
and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He is a Certified Dental Assistant with the Dental Assistant National Board and has an
Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting with the Community College of the Air Force. He also has an Associate of Applied Science in Business
Management and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Wayland Baptist University. He is currently enrolled in a Master of
Education Degree Program.
Sergeant Major Eavey has served with distinction in every enlisted leadership position from dental assistant to Senior Dental NCO and Medical Center
CSM. His positions of increased responsibility include unit supply sergeant; motor sergeant; unit armor; NCOIC of every size dental clinic; NCOIC of
the Dental Company REFORGER 1992; Medical Platoon Squad Leader in the 3/11 ACR; Senior Dental NCO for two Dental Clinic Commands; Instructor; Senior
Enlisted Instructor of the Tri-Service Dental Assistant Course; First Sergeant of the Wuerzburg/Bavaria Dental Activity, the Hawaii Dental Activity,
and the 673rd Dental Company (Area Support); Sergeant Major/Senior Dental NCO of the Pacific Regional Dental Command; Troop Command CSM, Tripler Army
Medical Center (TAMC); and Chief Medical NCO, TAMC. SGM Eavey is currently the CSM of Tripler Army Medical Center.
Sergeant Major Eavey’s CONUS assignments include Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Sheppard AFB, Texas, Joint Base Lewis-McChord,
Washington, and Ft Bliss, Texas. He completed 6 overseas tours in Giessen, Germany, Bad Hersfeld, Germany, Ansbach, Germany, Wuerzburg, Germany,
Hawaii, and Iraq.
Sergeant Major Eavey’s awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal with 6TH OLC; Army Commendation Medal with 3rd OLC; Army Achievement
Medal with 5th OLC; Good Conduct Medal (9th Award); National Defense Service Ribbon with Bronze Star; Iraqi Campaign Medal with Bronze Star, The
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer’s Development Ribbon with numeral 4;
Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 6; Meritorious Unit Citation, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with OLC; Driver’s Badge;
Expert Field Medical Badge; Air Assault Badge; and the German Army Weapons Qualification (Schuzenschnur) in Gold. He is a member of the Order of the
Spur, The Order of Military Medical Merit, The Sergeant Morales Club, and the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.
He is a Commandant’s List Graduate of the 7th Army NCO Academy’s Primary Leadership Development Course, Academy of Health Sciences Advanced NCO Course
and the United States Army Sergeant’s Major Academy, Class 63. He completed the Academy of Health Sciences Basic NCO Course, USAREUR Company
Commander/First Sergeant Course, and the United States Army First Sergeant Course.