CBRN School welcomes senior enlisted advisor

Story and photo by Dawn Arden
Assistant editor

The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Kraus Jr. as their newest regimental command sergeant major, during an assumption of responsibility ceremony held Oct. 22 in Nutter Field House.

Kraus comes to Fort Leonard Wood from Kaiserslautern, Germany, where he was the garrison command sergeant major.

“This day has been a long time coming, is well overdue and greatly anticipated — not just by Command Sgt. Maj. Kraus and his Family, but also this Regiment,” said Brig. Gen. Maria Gervais, USACBRNS commandant and Chief of Chemical. “As the 13th Regimental command sergeant major, he is the right person, at the right time, at the right place for this Regiment.”

Gervais described Kraus as having an unmatched passion for leading, developing and mentoring Soldiers.

“In this position,…