Sergeant Major Paul G. McKenna is the Command Senior Enlisted Leader for Headquarters, North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
Combat History: CSSG-11, 11th MEU/SOC Feb 92 – Jun 93 Operation Restore Hope (Somalia), BLT 1/6 22nd MEU/
SOC Dec 03 – Oct 04 Operation Enduring Freedom (Southern, Afghanistan) & Operation Iraqi Freedom (Kuwait), 3d
MarDiv, RCAC/ETT 4-1 Aug 06 – Aug 07 Operation Enduring Freedom (Eastern, Afghanistan), SPMAGTF-A/RCT-3
Oct 08 - Sep 09 Operation Enduring Freedom (Southern, Afghanistan).
Assignments in the Supporting Establishments include: Guard Duty, Naval Command Center, Pentagon; HRST
Instructor, Division Schools, 3d Marine Division, Okinawa, Japan; Drill Instructor, MCRD, San Diego, CA; Instructor,
Officer Candidate School, Quantico VA; Platoon Commander/Security department and NCOIC Anacostia Alert Facility,
HMX-1 as well as the Guard Chief at The Presidential retreat Camp David during POTUS visits.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Legion of Merit w/ two gold stars
Bronze Star w/ one gold star
Meritorious Service Medal w/ one gold star
Navy Commendation Medal w/ three gold stars & two combat distinguishing devices
Navy Achievement Medal w/ three gold stars
Combat Action w/ one gold star
Presidential Service Badge