Sgt. Maj. Bart T. Larango assumed responsibility as acting Command Sergeant Major and senior enlisted advisor, U.S. Army Cyber Command, on Sept. 15, 2020.
Sgt. Maj. Larango was born and raised in Missoula, Montana and enlisted in the U.S. Army in June 1992. Upon completion of Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training, he was awarded Military Occupational Specialty 25B (Information Systems Analyst). In January 2016, SGM Larango transitioned to MOS 17C (Cyber Operations Specialist).
He has served in all enlisted leadership roles and duty positions, from Squad Leader to First Sergeant to battalion Command Sergeant Major and operations Sergeant Major at the Army Service Component Command level. SGM Larango currently serves as Sergeant Major for the operations directorate (G3), U.S. Army Cyber Command. His other notable duty positions include Command Sergeant Major, 782nd Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia; operations Sergeant Major and Senior Enlisted Leader, Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber (Army), Fort Gordon; Senior Computer Network Defense Manager, 4th Regional Cyber Center-Pacific, 516th Signal Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawaii; interim Command Sergeant Major, 30th Signal Battalion, 516th Signal Brigade, Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii; Commandant, Warrior Training Academy, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Washington; rear Information Management (G6) Sergeant Major, I Corps, JBLM; First Sergeant, 581st Signal Company, Camp Beuhring, Kuwait; First Sergeant, Headquarters Company U.S. Army, Fort Myer, Virginia; First Sergeant, Headquarters and Alpha Company, 442nd Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon; Chief Instructor and Noncommissioned-Officer-in-Charge, Information Dissemination Management Division, Cyber Leader College, Fort Gordon; Information Assurance Manager, Fort Myer; Noncommissioned-Officer-in-Charge, U.S. Central Command Theater Communications Control Center (Forward), Bahrain; Detachment First Sergeant and Information Assurance Supervisor, National Capitol Region-Directorate of Information Technology, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Service School Instructor, School of Information Technology, Fort Gordon; and Information Systems Supervisor, U.S. Army Command and Control Support Agency, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Sgt. Maj. Larango’s military education includes the Sergeants Major Course and all other Army Noncommisioned Officer Professional Development System Courses; the First Sergeant Course; the Army Cyberspace Operations Planners Course; the Manpower and Force Management Course; the Directorate of Information Management Operations Officer Course; The Total Army Instructor Training Course; Modern Army Combatives Level I and II Courses, and a variety of other professional service and additional duty courses. He has held Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacker professional certifications and is a graduate from the University of Maryland University College with bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in Computer Studies.
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (with silver and bronze oak leaf clusters); the Army Commendation Medal (with bronze oak leaf cluster); the Joint Meritorious Unit Award; the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals; and many other service- and duty-related commendations. He is also a recipient of the Army Signal Corps Bronze Order of Mercury and U.S. Army Cyber Command Silver Order of Saint Isidore.
Last updated January 19, 2021