Command Sergeant Major Eric W. Anderson
Senior Enlisted Leader
Utah National Guard
Command Sgt. Maj. Anderson is from Price, Utah. He enlisted in the Utah Army National Guard on 15 March 1989. CSM Anderson received his Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and followed on at the Defense Language Institute, Monterey, California where he learned Russian. He later went on to Fort Huachuca, Arizona to Advanced Individual Training, where he received the MOS 35M (Human Intelligence Collector). A short time later he transferred to a 35P (Cryptologic Linguist) MOS. He served in the 141st Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist) and the 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist), 300th Military Intelligence Brigade (Linguist), and the 640th Regiment (Regional Training Institute). He deployed to Iraq from 2003-2004 serving in both Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.