MSG Justin Pizzoferrato
Senior Military Instructor
Master Sergeant Justin Pizzoferrato has served as an Active Duty Infantryman since November of 2003. He has deployed twice to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan, while having served in positions of leadership as Team Leader, Squad Leader, Drill Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, Reconnaissance Platoon Sergeant, Company First Sergeant, and HHC First Sergeant.
MSG Pizzoferrato’s awards and decorations include two Bronze Stars, a Meritorious Service Medal, an Army Commendation Medal for Valor, five Army Commendation Medals, five Army Achievement Medals, a Joint Meritorious Unit Award, a Meritorious Unit Citation, and a Naval Unit Citation amongst several other ribbons and decorations. He has earned both a Combat Infantryman’s Badge and the Expert Infantryman’s Badge, while also having been awarded the Sapper Tab, Air Assault wings, and the Drill Sergeant Badge.
MSG Pizzoferrato holds several skill identifiers and has completed numerous schools throughout his career to include Sapper Leader’s Course, Long Range Marksmanship Course, Rifle Marksmanship Instructors Course, Drill Sergeant School, Senior Leader’s Course (Commandant’s List), and Advanced Leader’s Course (Commandant’s List) amongst many others.
MSG Pizzoferrato has also been inducted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Association, and into the Order of St Maurice as a Centurion. He is married to his wife Jennifer and they have one daughter, Isabella.