Sergeant Major Antonio Wilker is a native of Brooklyn, New York. Sergeant Major Wilker enlisted in August 1986 and attended Basic Training at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He continued his training at Fort Lee, Virginia as an Automated Parts Specialist where he was the class Honor Graduate. Sergeant Major Wilker has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources from Troy State University and a Master’s Degree in Procurement and Acquisition Management from Webster University. Sergeant Major Antonio Wilker served as a Senior Logistician capping 27 years of active military service. He performed superbly in a wide variety of diverse and progressive assignments including four tours during major combat operations. Sergeant Major Wilker began his illustrious career with the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Armored Division, 36th Infantry Division at Kirchgoins, Germany. He was instrumental in the Division’s modernization from the M113 Armored Personnel Carrier to the improved Bradley Armored Fighting Vehicle. There, he was lauded for superior duty performance for providing sustained Class XI support to Soldiers protecting the strategically important Fulda Gap during the Cold War. He played a major role in the National Defense Authorization Act for 2012 pilot Credentialing Program for Automated Logistics and Unit Supply Specialists. His superb, diverse assignments include: Logistics NCO Proponent Officer, Logistics Branch, Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee, Virginia; Support Operation NCO, 528th Support Battalion, Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Supply Support Activity Supervisor, 307th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; and Main Support Company, 228th Battalion, Honduras supporting South America Special Anti-Drug Traffic mission. Sergeant Major Wilker ‘s military education includes the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal 4th Award, NATO Award, and Meritorious Service Medal. He is a Distinguished Member of the Quartermaster Corps, and a recipient of the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin.
US Army Quartermaster Corps
The Quartermaster Hall of Fame award is the highest form of recognition the Corps offers. This much coveted award honors individuals who are judged to have made the most significant contributions to the overall history and traditions of the Quartermaster Corps.