Major General Christopher Norrie
Major General Christopher R. Norrie assumed command of the 3rd Infantry Division on June 1, 2023. Prior to his arrival at Fort Stewart he served as Director, People First Task Force, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, United States Army, Arlington, Virginia.
Major General Norrie is a distinguished military graduate of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania and holds master’s degrees in business administration from Embry-Riddle University and in national security strategy from the National War College.
His other command assignments include: C Company, later Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood (known as Fort Cavazos since 2023), Texas and Operation Joint Forge, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 6th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas; 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado and Operation Atlantic Resolve, Poland; 25th Commander of Operations Group, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California; Commanding General for the 7th Army Training Command, Grafenwoehr, Germany.
Major General Norrie’s other assignments include Deputy Commanding General for Maneuver, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Director of the Chief of Staff of the Army's Coordination Group, Washington D.C.; Division G3 (Operations), 1st Armored Division; Secretary of the General Staff, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Aide-de-Camp to the Deputy Commanding General (Maneuver), 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; and Tank and Scout Platoon Leader, 4th Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley.
His military education includes the U.S. Army Armor Officer Basic Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, and the Command and General Staff College.
Major General Norrie’s operational deployments and combat tours include Operation Joint Forge - Bosnia/Herzegovina, Operation Iraqi Freedom - Iraq, Operation Spartan Shield - Middle East, and Operation Atlantic Resolve - Poland.
His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with Valor, Meritorious Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, NATO Medal, and the Combat Action Badge.
DCSM Jonathan Reffeor
Honorary Vice President
Command Sergeant Major Reffeor enlisted in the Army September 1997 from Sunbury Pennsylvania and conducted One Station Unit Training at Ft. Benning, GA where he earned the Military occupational Specialty of 11B, Infantryman.
Command Sergeant Major Reffeor’s assignments include Rifleman, Grenadier, 240B Machine Gunner, and Automatic Rifleman, 2-187 IN, Fort Campbell KY. Team Leader, Hohenfels, Germany. Commanding General's Driver for 7th USA Training Command, Grafenwoehr, Germany. Squad Leader, 1/508 IN ABN, Vicenza, Italy. IOBC Squad Training, 2/11th IN, Fort Benning GA. Rifle Platoon Sergeant, 1st Battalion 327th IN Fort Campbell KY. Company Tactical NCO, West Point NY. First Sergeant, D Co 2nd Battalion 327th IN Fort Campbell KY. Operations Group as a Senior 1SG Observer/Controller/Training, Fort Polk LA.
G3 SGM, 3rd Infantry Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion Fort Stewart GA. BN CSM for 2nd Battalion 69th CAB, Fort Stewart GA, BDE CSM for 1st Armored Brigade, Fort Stewart GA, Most recent as the U.S. Army Europe & Africa G3 Sergeant Major, Lucius D. Clay Kaserne, Germany. Command Sergeant Major Reffeor has deployed to combat four times, three times to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and one time to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Command Sergeant Major Reffeor’s military education includes, the Warrior Leader Course, the Advanced Leader Course, the Senior Leader Course, the Air Assault School, the Pathfinder Course, Mountain Warfare School, Airborne School, Rappel Master School, Combative I and II Course, Commander and First Sergeant Course, and Instructor Training Course. His civilian education includes a High School Diploma, Associate Degree and also holds a Bachelor degree.
He is a recipient of the Military Order of St. Maurice, Order of Saint George (Bronze), and the Field Artillery Order of Saint Barbara. CSM Reffeor's awards and decorations include, the Legion of Merit with 1 oak leaf cluster, the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters, the Meritorious Service Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters, the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Campaign Medal with Arrowhead, the Army Good Conduct Medal 5th award, the Air Assault Badge, the Pathfinder Badge, the Airborne Badge with combat bronze jump star, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, the Expert Infantryman’s Badge.