Command Sergeant Major Jesse L. Sharpe, Jr. entered the US Army on June 24, 1987, completed Basic Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama and finished his Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Virginia. He graduated with a Business Management Degree from Excelsior University. Command Sergeant Major Sharpe served in a myriad of key command positions throughout his career to include Command Sergeant Major, Tank-Automotive and Armaments Life Cycle Management Command, (TACOM) Warren, Michigan, Command Sergeant Major; 733th Mission Support Group, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Garrison Command Sergeant Major, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Command Sergeant Major, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, Kaiserslautern, Germany; Command Sergeant Major, 172nd Support Battalion, Schweinfurt, Germany; Operation Sergeant Major, 16th Sustainment Brigade, Bamberg, Germany Plans/Operations NCOIC, US Army Garrison, Wurzburg, Germany; Sergeant Major Academy, US Army Sergeant Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas (Class 56); Command Sergeant Major Sharpe’s military education include: Executive Leader Course, Sergeants Major Course, Brigade / Battalion Pre-Command Course, Drill Sergeant School, Battle Staff Course, Instructor Training Course, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Support Operations Course (Phase 1 & 2), Lean Six Sigma Project, Executive Leader Course, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course, Garrison Leaders Course, Command Sergeant Major Sharpe’s awards and decorations include: Distinguish Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (3rd Award), Meritorious Service Medal (5th Award), Army Commendation Medal (4th Award), Army Achievement Medal (8th Award), and Good Conduct Medal (9th Award). Command Sergeant Major Sharpe is the recipient of the Quartermaster Distinguished Order of the Saint Martin, and the Infantry Order of Saint Maurice.
US Army Quartermaster Corps
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