Sergeant Major Peter D. Harrington
Command Sergeant Major, 5th MP Battalion (CID)
SGM Peter D. Harrington was born In Montague, Massachusetts. In May 1995, he enlisted in the United States Army, and shortly assigned duty at the 3rd Ranger Battalion at Fort Benning, GA in December 1995 as a Single Channel Radio Operator. He later reclassified as CID Special Agent in Jun 2000.
Key assignments have included Team Leader and Squad Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, GA; Investigator for General Crimes (GC) and Economic Crimes (EC), 86th Military Police (MP) Detachment (CID), Fort Benning, GA; Special Agent (SA) for GC, EC and Anti-Terrorist Task Force, 43rd MP Detachment (CID), Fort Hood, TX; SA for Sensitive Site Exploitation (SSE) and GC, Kandahar and Bagram, Afghanistan; Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge, Detachment Sergeant, Evidence Custodian, and SA for GC and EC, West Point Resident Agency, West Point, NY; Team Chief for GC, Detachment Sergeant, and Evidence Custodian, Balad, Iraq; Group Operations Non-commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC), Group Equal Opportunity Representative (EOR), Group Training NCOIC, and Detachment Sergeant, 3rd MP Group, Fort Gillem, GA; First Sergeant, 1000th MP Battalion, Fort Campbell, KY; Criminal Intelligence NCOIC, HQ, USACIDC, Quantico, VA; Command Sergeant Major, 202nd MP Group, Kleber Kaserne, Germany and Command Sergeant Major, 5th MP Battalion, Kleber Kaserne, Germany.
SGM Harrington holds a Master of Arts Degree in Business Administration, with a Concentration in Organizational Development; and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. His military education includes the Single Channel Radio Operator Course, Airborne, Ranger Indoctrination Program, Combat Lifesaver, Air Transportation of Hazardous Material, Special Operations Radio Operators Course, Mountain Warfare School (Summer and Winter), Team Leader Course, Jungle Warfare School, Primary Leadership Development Course, CID Investigative Assistant Program, Counterfeit and Credit Card Fraud Course, Introduction to Computers Search and Seizure, Lessons for Law Enforcement Course, Apprentice Special Agent Course, Civil Disturbance Operations Course, Advanced Confrontational Interview Technique, Basic Homicide Investigation, Protective Services Training, Civil Disturbance Planning, Resuscitative Medicine Training Program, Basic Non-commissioned Officer Course, Child Abuse Prevention and Investigations Techniques, Advanced Crime Scene Investigative Techniques, Advanced Non-commissioned Officer Course, Evidence Management Course, Small Group Facilitator Training and Facilitation Course, Special Agent Laboratory Course, EOR Course, First Sergeant Course, Air Assault, Crime Analysis Applications, Law Enforcement Research & Statistical Methods, Critical Incident Peer Support, Basic Combatives Course and currently attending the Sergeant Major Academy.
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (2), Army Commendation Medal (6), Army Achievement Medal (3), Army Good Conduct Medal (4), National Defense Service Medal (2), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (3), Army Service Ribbon, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. Additionally, he has been awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, German Jump Wings, and Rams Head Device.