A native of Darby, Pennsylvania, CSM Macri enlisted into the Army in August 1996 as a 14S (Avenger Crewmember). He attended basic training at Fort Sill, OK and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Bliss, TX.

CSM Macri served in every leadership position from Stinger/Avenger team chief to first sergeant. His stateside assignments include Fort Hood & Fort Bliss, TX, and now Fort Sill, OK as the newly appointed Command Sergeant Major for 2-6 Air Defense Artillery Battalion. His overseas assignments include Germany, with deployments to Croatia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Iraq, and Kuwait for combat and peacekeeping operations.

CSM Macri’s military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC), Basic Non-commissioned Officer course (BNCOC), Drill Sergeant School, Advanced Non-commissioned Officer Course (ANCOC), Battle Staff Course, Military Transition Team Training Course, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Course, and the Master Resilience Trainer (MRT) Course. He is also a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA), Class 66. CSM Macri’s civilian education includes an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science and Technology from Central Texas College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Excelsior College. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree from Excelsior College.

CSM Macri’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (3rd award), the Army Commendation Medal (6th award), the Army Achievement Medal (10th award), the Good Conduct Medal (6th award), the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Drill Sergeant Badge, and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (gold).

CSM Macri resides in Lawton, OK. His wife, Chandra, also serves in the Army and is stationed in Fort Bliss, TX. He has one 13-year-old son, Deandre, who resides in Killeen, TX.