Command Sergeant Major Felix Rodriguez is a native of Bronx, New York. He enlisted into the United States Army in January, 1981 and completed Basic and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

His initial assignment was as an Administrative Specialist with the 485th Medical Detachment, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas. His subsequent assignments were as an Administrative NCO with Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery, Erlensee, Germany; Administrative Services NCOIC/Squad Leader, 569th Personnel Service Company, Hanau, Germany; Administrative NCOIC, School of America, Fort Benning, Georgia; Senior Drill Sergeant, Delta Company, 369th Adjutant General Battalion, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Special Security Officer/Platoon Sergeant, Headquarters, U.S. Southern Command, J2, Panama; Assistant Inspector General, Headquarters, Fifth Army, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas; First Sergeant, U.S. Army Element, Defense Language Institute English Language Center, Lackland, AFB, San Antonio, Texas; Deputy Commandant, NCO Academy, Headquarters, Eighth Army, Camp Jackson, Korea; Inspector General Sergeant Major, Headquarters, III Corps, Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas. Army Element Battalion Command Sergeant Major, USA NATO, Allied Force South, Naples, Italy. He is currently the Garrison Command Sergeant Major for U.S. Army Garrison – Livorno, Campy Darby, Livorno, Italy.

His military and civilian education includes, Command Sergeant Major Course; Sergeant Major Course (class #52); First Sergeant Course; Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course; Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course; Primary Leadership Development Course; Inspector General Course; Sensitive Compartmented Information Manager Course; Combat Life Saver Course; Master Fitness Trainer Course; Drill Sergeant School; Airborne School; Air Assault School; Civilian education, four years of college with a concentration in Business Management, Excelsior College, Albany, New York.

His awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (three oak leaf clusters); Joint Service Commendation Medal (two oak leaf clusters); Army Commendation Medal (one oak leaf cluster), Army Achievement Medal (one silver oak leaf cluster), Good Conduct Medal (eighth award); Joint Meritorious Unit Award; National Defense Service Medal (one star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korea Defense Service Medal; Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (numeral four); Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (numeral two), Drill Sergeant Badge; Parachutist Badge; Air Assault Badge.

CSM Rodriguez is married and has two sons.