Command Sergeant Major Alexander E. Aguilastratt was born and raised in Callao, Peru and emigrated to the United States in 1992. He began his service at Ft. Benning, GA in One Station Unit Training with Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment graduating in November of 1994 as an Infantryman.
CSM Aguilastratt has held a variety of duty positions throughout his career ranging from Rifleman to Command Sergeant Major. His initial assignment was at Ft Stewart, GA with the 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment. He was then assigned to Germany with the 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment and later at Fort Benning, Ga with the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division. He was then assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Drexel University ROTC, 1st Battalion, 63rd Combined Arms Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), and The United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA.) His previous command assignment was with Charlie Squadron, Asymmetric Warfare Group (AWG) out of Fort Meade, Maryland. His operational deployments include 6 tours in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn, and Operation Inherent Resolve. He has also provided advisory support to units in Afghanistan and Honduras with the Asymmetric Warfare Group. He has also deployed to Macedonia, Kosovo (KFOR) and Kuwait to oversee AWG’s support to USCENTCOM.
CSM Aguilastratt is a graduate of every NCOES school from Basic Leader Course to the United States Army Sergeants major Academy (Class 64.) He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School, U.S. Army Air Assault School, Jumpmaster School at Ft Bragg, NC, SFA Foreign Weapons Course, various combative levels, basic/advanced military transition team courses, and the Operational Advisor Training Course.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (3rd Award), Meritorious Service Medal (4th Award), Army Commendation Medal (6th Award), Army Achievement Medal (6th Award), Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with 7 Campaign Stars, Afghanistan Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal with two Bronze Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral4), United Nations Medal, NATO Medal, Presidential Unit Citation Award, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Gold German Marksmanship Badge, the Parachutist Badge and the Air Assault Badge. He is also a recipient of the National Infantry Association’s Order of Saint Maurice (Centurion.) CSM Aguilastratt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from Excelsior University.
Command Sergeant Major Aguilastratt is married to the former Kathleen Hardy. They have one son, Kane (21).