Sergeant Major T. J. Epps received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Excelsior College. Sergeant Major Epps is a Civilian Education System Advanced and Leadership Challenge Program II graduate. Sergeant Major Epps is a graduate of the Sergeants Major Academy, (Class 50) and he retired with over 26 years of active-duty service. Sergeant Major Epps has over 44 years of logistical operations experience. As a functional expert, Sergeant Major Epps traveled throughout the 54 states and territories to participate in and oversee the development, writing, staffing, publication, and revision of Army and Army National Guardregulations. He developed and established an efficient and effective organizational structure, which best serves mission needs by providing the optimum balance between economy of effort, improving efficiencies, leveraging available expertise and experience, motivating employees, and facilitating employee development. Sergeant Major Epps currently, serves as the Senior Logistics Management Deputy Branch Chief/Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-Army) Program Manager in the Logistics Systems Integration Branch, Army Logistics Division, and Army National Guard Bureau (ARNG). As the ARNG Program Manager for GCSS-Army, Sergeant Major Epps provides NGB-level subject matter expert input into emerging materiel management programs and the development of functional requirements for automated logistics management systems. Sergeant Major Epps assignments included: Unit Supply Clerk, Unit Armorer, Unit Supply Sergeant, Battalion S-4 NCOIC, Brigade S-4 NCOIC, Security Manager/Terminal Area Security Officer, Unit Supply Instructor/Senior Instructor, Logistics NCOIC, Platoon Sergeant, AMC Operations NCOIC, First Sergeant, Support Operations Sergeant Major, S-3 Sergeant Major, culminating his career as the Army National Guard Headquarters G-4 Sergeant Major. Sergeant Major Epps currently lives in Owings, Maryland with his wife and two daughters.
US Army Quartermaster Corps
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