SGM Eric P. Guevara

BTD Sergeant Major

SGM Eric P. Guevara is a native of Chino, California and he enlisted in the Army June 2001 as an Infantryman. He attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, GA.

SGM Guevara has served as an infantry rifleman, grenadier, SAW gunner, scout platoon team leader, sniper squad leader, Pre-Ranger School instructor, Ranger School instructor, SBCT platoon sergeant, IBCT scout platoon sergeant, BN S3 NCOIC, BDE S3 NCOIC, cavalry 1SG, regimental S3 operations sergeant major, and as a USMA, West Point sergeant major. His stateside assignments include Fort Benning, Georgia, Dahlonega, Georgia, Fort Irwin, California, West Point, New York and his overseas assignment was in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.  He has also deployed a total of four times to Afghanistan and Iraq.

SGM Guevara’s military education includes Airborne School, Ranger School, The Combat Lifesaver course, Sniper School, Equal Opportunity Leader course, The Warrior Leader course, The Basic NCO course, The Advanced NCO course, Air Assault School, Rappel Master School, The F.R.I.E.S. Master course, The Senior Leader course, The Tactics Certification course, The Instructor Certification course, The Combative Level 1 course, Jump Master School, Pathfinder School, The Military Mountaineering course, The Sexual Harassment Assault Response Prevention Program course, and The Canadian Pathfinder course. His civilian education includes a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Leadership from American Military University.

SGM Guevara’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (2nd award), The Army Commendation Medal (3rd award), The Army Achievement Medal (4th award), the Master Parachutist Badge, the Ranger Tab, the Pathfinder Badge, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Expert Infantryman Badge, The Air Assault Badge, The El Salvador Jump Wings, and the Order of Saint Maurice.

SGM Guevara resides in West Point, New York with his wife Maile, his sons Napu and Kama, and his daughters Victoria, Olivia, Audria and Logan.