Regional Health Command Central
CSM Ott enlisted into the United States Army and attended Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, TX, where he was awarded the MOS 91B (68W), Combat Medic. His operational experience includes tours with the 1ST, 3RD, and 4TH Infantry Divisions with deployments to Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom), Bosnia-Herzegovina (Operation Joint Guard), and Macedonia (Operation Able Sentry).
CSM Ott’s prior assignments include Operations Sergeant Major, Sergeants Major Course, United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, TX; Troop Command Sergeant Major, Bravo Company First Sergeant, and NCOIC, Hospital Transition Office, United States Army Medical Department Activity, Fort Benning, Georgia; Senior Operations NCO and Detachment Sergeant, 264TH Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Chief, EFMB Test Control Office and Senior Training Developer/ Writer, AMEDD Center and School, Fort Sam Houston; Instructor Writer, 232ND Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston; NCOIC, Department of Emergency Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA; Headquarters Platoon Sergeant and Combat Medic Section NCOIC, 4TH Military Police Company, Fort Hood, TX; Section NCOIC and Treatment NCO, Moncrief Army Community Hospital, Fort Jackson, SC; and as a Combat Medic for 2-2 Infantry Battalion, 2-63 Armor Battalion, and 1-6 Infantry Battalion in Vilseck, Germany.
CSM Ott’s civilian and military education includes a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from Trident University; United States Army Sergeants Major Course, Class 65 (Commandant’s List); Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course (Commandant’s List); Basic Noncommissioned Course (Leadership Award); Primary Leadership Development Course (Honor Graduate); and many additional military/troop school courses.
CSM Ott’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Commendation Medal with six Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Achievement Medal with eight Oak Leaf Clusters; Good Conduct Medal (7th Award); National Defense Service Medal with one Bronze Service Star; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal with two Bronze Service Stars; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal with one Bronze Service Medal; Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4); Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 2); Army Superior Unit Award; and the Expert Field Medical Badge. He is a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club and the Order of Military Medical Merit.