Command Sergeant Major, Nathaniel J. Bartee Sr., is a native of Quitman, Georgia. CSM Bartee retired from the United States Army after 33 1/2 years of active duty service. He served in several key Enlisted positions; from Squad member to Two Star Nominative Level; Command Sergeant Major. CSM Bartee started and ended his career as a Transportation Soldiers (88M).
CSM Bartee is a graduate of several military courses and academies, including Warrior Leader Course at Fort Hood, TX; Advance Leader Course, Honor Graduate at Fort Eustis, VA; Senior Leader Course, Honor Graduate at Fort Eustis, VA; First Sergeant Course, Top 20% at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, TX; Sergeant Major Course, Class #56, Top 20% at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, TX; Master Fitness Trainer Course, at Fort Benning, GA; Master Driver Certification Course at Fort Eustis, VA; General Fund Enterprise Business System course at Rock Island Arsenal, IL; CSM/SGM Executive Education Course at The Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA; 3rd CSM Legal Orientation Course, Charlottesville, VA; Army Force Management/How the Army Runs Course, Fort Belvoir, VA.
CSM Bartee's previous deployments include Kuwait “Desert Storm/Desert Shield”; Iraq “Operation Iraqi Freedom”; Kuwait “Operation Enduring Freedom”; Afghanistan “Operation Enduring Freedom”; and Iraq “Operation Inherent Resolve”; and Afghanistan “Operation Freedom Sentinel”.
CSM Bartee’s awards include the Legion of Merit (2nd OLC): Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal, (3rd OLC); Army Commendation Medal, (3rd OLC); Army Achievement Medal, (5th OLC); Good Conduct Medal, (10th Award); Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, (w/Numeral 4); Overseas Service Ribbon, (3rd tour); National Defense Service Medal; South West Asia Service Medal; Kuwait Liberation Medal; Saudi and Kuwait Liberation Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; International Security Assistance Force (ISAF); Army Superior Unit Award; Army Service Ribbon; Driver’s-Mechanic Badge (W) with bar; the Central Texas-Fort Hood Chapter (AUSA) award for 2009; the Military Order of Saint Christopher Medal (Honorable) and the Military Order of Saint Martin Medal (Honorable).
CSM Bartee holds an Associate (AGS), General Studies (Central Texas College) a Bachelor’s in Science (BS) Liberal Arts Degree (Excelsior College) and Master's in Business Administration (MBA), Minor in Military Operation (Trident University International).
Command Sergeant Major last active duty assignment in the United States Army was as the Combined Arms Support Command/Sustainment Center of Excellence and Fort Lee, VA Command Sergeant Major. He currently works as the 9th Grade, LET 1-JROTC Instructor at Columbia High School, Huntsville Alabama.
CSM Bartee is the 2021-2022, Columbia High School, Huntsville Alabama “Teacher of the Year”.