LTC Sharlene M. Pigg
LTC Sharlene M. Pigg enlisted in the Florida Army National Guard in 1991. After attending Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, she performed duties in communications and public affairs until she graduated from Stetson University in 1996, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. While there, she participated in the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University ROTC program, leaving as a Distinguished Honor Graduate and being commissioned onto Active Duty as an Army Aviator.
Before arriving at the Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion, LTC Pigg served in two assignments within the Pentagon: most recently as the Women in the Army (WITA) Branch Chief and as an Officer Policy Integrator for the Director of Military Personnel Management, Army G-1. Her previous assignments include: 160th Signal Brigade Adjutant at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; Aide de Camp to the FORSCOM Deputy Commanding General, and Team Chief, FORSCOM G-1 Strength Management Branch at Fort McPherson, Georgia; Aide de Camp to the Commanding General of the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan; Recruiting Operations Officer for Georgia Tech Army ROTC, Atlanta, Georgia; Commander, HHC, 1/210th Aviation Regiment, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Battalion S-1, 1/52nd Aviation Battalion, K-16, Korea; Assistant Brigade S-2, 159th Aviation Brigade, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Platoon Leader, A/5-101st, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; and Executive Officer, HHT, 3/6 Cavalry Squadron, Camp Humphreys, Korea.
LTC Pigg's Army education includes: the Aviation Officer Basic Course, UH-60 Aviator Qualification Course, Aviation Officer Advance Course, and Army Command and General Staff College.
Her awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal and Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NATO Medal, Army Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and Army Staff Identification Badge.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Luis F. Figueroa
Command Sergeant Major Luis F. Figueroa is a native of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, but hails from Jacksonville, FL. He entered the Army on March 8, 1988, attending basic training at Fort Jackson, SC, and advanced individual training at Fort Lee, VA. He graduated as a Stock Control and Accounting Specialist, MOS 76P.
Command Sergeant Major Figueroa had two overseas tours--in Germany, and in Saudi Arabia, during Operations Desert Storm/Shield/Liberation of Kuwait.
He began his recruiting career in April 1995 as a recruiter with the Daytona Beach Recruiting Company, Jacksonville Battalion. He later moved to the Jacksonville Recruiting Company where he was a station commander in two different stations. Remaining with the Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion he served as a Senior Guidance Counselor (Military Entrance Processing Station), First Sergeant, Daytona Beach Recruiting Company, Operations Noncommissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC), Master Trainer, and First Sergeant, Jacksonville Recruiting Company. His subsequent assignments included Operations NCOIC, Dallas Recruiting Battalion, Dallas, TX, Operations Sergeant Major, Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion, Lakehurst, NJ; and most recently, Command Sergeant Major, Syracuse Recruiting Battalion, Syracuse, NY.
His military/civilian education includes all military NCOES,
to include the Sergeant Majors Academy, 1SG Course, Army Recruiting School, Station Commander’s Course, Guidance Counselors/Operations Course. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (5 OCL), Army Commendation Medal (4 OCL), Army Achievement Medal (3 OCL), Good Conduct Medal (8th), National Defense Ribbon, South West Asia Service Medal, Global War On Terrorism Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Award
(4th Awd), Saudi Arabia Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Driver/Pistol/Rifle Badge, Gold Recruiter Patch, Army Recruiter Ring and the Glen E. Morrell Recruiting Medallion.