LTC Keisha R. Douglass
Lieutenant Colonel Keisha R. Douglass is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. She joined the Army in January 1987 and attended Basic Combat Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama and Advance Individual Training at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana.
Lieutenant Colonel Douglass was later commissioned in 1996 through the Army Officer Candidate Program at Fort Benning, Georgia. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Liberal Arts from New York University, a Master of Science in Counseling from Liberty University and a Master of Operational Arts and Science from Air University.
Her previous assignments include: Deputy Chief of Staff, Special Operations Command Central, Forward Headquarters – Qatar; G1, Signal Center of Excellence, Fort Gordon, Georgia, Secretary of the General Staff and Strength Manager, Third Army, United States Army Central, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Battalion Executive Officer, 30th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception), 192d Infantry Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant Executive Officer, Senior Leader Development, Office of the Chief of Staff, Army, Pentagon; Assistant Executive Officer to the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army (OAA), Pentagon; Chief Data Administration, Field Systems Division, Army Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Commander, Headquarters Company and Commander, Alpha Company 30th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception), Fort Benning, Georgia; Operations Officer and Test Control Officer, San Juan MEPS, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Platoon Leader, Charlie Detachment, 516th Personnel Services Battalion, Teague, Korea; Officer Strength Manager, Headquarters TRADOC, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Enlisted Strength Manager, 177th Personnel Services Company, Schweinfurt, Germany, and Personnel Specialist, Headquarters, United States Army Garrison, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
Lieutenant Colonel Douglass is a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Adjutant General Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Army Human Resources Managers Course, Postal Supervisor’s and Operations Course, the Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course and the Primary Leadership Development Course.
Lieutenant Colonel Douglass’ awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with five Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (with five Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, South West Asia Service Medal (with two Oak leaf clusters), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (4), and Air Assault Badge. Lieutenant Colonel Douglass is also the recipient of the Horatio Gates Achievement Medal (Gold) and the Order of Saint Maurice Legionnaire Award.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Tommy Clay Jr.
Command Sergeant Major Tommy Clay Jr. was born in Scottsboro, Alabama. He attended and graduated from Russellville High School in Russellville, Alabama. Upon completion of High School, he decided to embark on a military career by enlisting in the Army. (ROLL TIDE)
His assignments consisted of Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. His permanent duty stations included the 1st and 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; 1st and 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division Camp Greaves, Korea; 2nd and 22nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Fort Drum, NY. Command Sergeant Major Clay joined the United States Army Recruiting Command in 1995 as a detailed recruiter with the Cary Recruiting Station, Raleigh Recruiting Battalion, where he was the Top New Recruiter for various months and he was recognized as a Year to Date recruiter when individual mission was assigned. He was later assigned to the Salisbury Recruiting Station, Raleigh Recruiting Battalion, as an on production Station Commander in 1998. Receiving the Small Center of Excellence award from the Deputy Commanding General. He assumed the duties of opening Statesville Recruiting Center, Raleigh Recruiting Battalion in 2000, again receiving the Small Center of Excellence award from the Deputy Commanding General. He also assumed the duties as Station Commander for the Greensboro Recruiting Station in 2002, also receiving the distinction of being a Station of Excellence from the Deputy Commanding General and also receiving the Centurion award as one of USAREC’S top producing recruiting stations. Command Sergeant Major Clay later moved to the Charlotte MEPS where he served as a Guidance Counselor and Senior Guidance Counselor for the Raleigh Recruiting Battalion. In 2006 he was promoted to First Sergeant where he was assigned to Iowa City Recruiting Company, Des Moines Recruiting Battalion. He went on to receive the Top Recruiting Company within Des Moines Battalion and was ranked in the top ten percent in USAREC during his tenure as First Sergeant. In 2008 he was called upon again to be the First Sergeant of Winston Salem Recruiting Company, Raleigh Recruiting Battalion where his Company received the Centurion award over 6 times during his tenure, again Command Sergeant Major Clay produced another top ten percent USAREC Recruiting Company. He transitioned to be the Senior Guidance Counselor at the Fort Lee MEPS, Beckley Recruiting Battalion in 2010 where he was later selected for promotion to Sergeant Major.
Upon graduation from the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Command Sergeant Major Clay was assigned to the Phoenix Recruiting Battalion as the Operation Sergeant Major in 2013 where their unit was one of four units to achieve their mission year to date in USAREC until his departure.
Command Sergeant Major Clay has successfully completed all Army NCOEs courses, PLDC, Fort Drum, NY; BNCOC Fort Drum, NY; ANCOC, Fort Jackson, SC; Station Commander Course, Fort Jackson, SC; Guidance Counselor Course, Fort Jackson, SC; First Sergeant Course, Fort Jackson, SC; and the United States Army Sergeant’s Major Academy, Fort Bliss, TX.
His educational accomplishments includes: Bachelors of Arts Degree, Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources and he is currently working on his Master in Business Administration.
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (4th award), Army Commendation Medal (3rd Award), Army Achievement Medal (10th award), Gold Recruiter Badge, Recruiter Ring, and the Glen E. Morrell Medallion.