LTC Sedrick L. Jackson
Lieutenant Colonel Sedrick L. Jackson was commissioned in the United States Army in the Chemical Corps as a Second Lieutenant in 1998 upon graduating from Saint Mary’s University.
Colonel Jackson’s career has spanned a wide variety of Chemical Corps assignments at Platoon, Battalion, Brigade and Division. He has served as an Assignment officer for the Chemical Corps, Accounts and Strength Manager with the Operations and Plans Division at Human Resources Command and Concept Plan planner for U. S. Army North. Prior to taking command of the U.S. Recruiting Battalion Milwaukee, Colonel Jackson served as the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Chief at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
He has been deployed to Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Iraq and has served state-side at Fort Hood, Texas; Alexandria, Virginia; Fort Sam Houston, Texas and Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
Colonel Jackson holds a Bachelor Degree in Corporate Finance from Saint Mary’s University and a Master of Science in Environmental Management from Webster University.
His military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, the German Efficiency Badge and the Basic Recruiter Badge.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Donald j. Gallagher II
Command Sergeant Major Donald J. Gallagher II was born in Rockford, Illinois. He enlisted in the United States Army upon graduation from Ohio High School in Ohio, IL and completed Basic Training at Fort Sill, OK and Advanced Individual Training in the Military Occupational Specialty of 14J (Air Defense Tactical Operations Center Operator/Maintainer) at Fort Bliss, Texas.
He has held leadership positions as a Sensor Team Chief, Sensor Section Sergeant, Engagement Control Shift Leader, Engagement Control Team Leader, Station Commander, and First Sergeant. He has also held positions as a Systems Evaluator, Battalion Retention NCO, Battalion Schools NCO, G-3 Training NCO, Training Management NCOIC, Recruiting Department SGM and the 79 CMF Proponent SGM.
CSM Gallagher has served in various units throughout the United States and overseas to include 1st Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division in Germany; 4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division in Fort Hood, Texas; Bravo Detachment, 1st Space Company, Space and Missile Defense Command in Fort Bliss, Texas; HHC 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania; the Altoona Recruiting Station in Altoona, PA, the Bloomsburg Recruiting Station in Bloomsburg, PA, and the Hazleton Recruiting Station in Hazleton, PA all part of the Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion; Indy Metro South Recruiting Company of the Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion; and at the Recruiting and Retention College, Fort Knox, KY.
His military education includes Sergeant Major Course Class 66 (Commandant’s List), Master Resilience Trainer Course, Senior Training and Education Managers Course, Recruiting Company Leadership Course, Station Commander Course (Distinguished Graduate), Systems Approach to Training Basic Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course (Distinguished Graduate), Joint Tactical Ground Station Course, Total Army Instructor Trainer Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Total Army Retention Course, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Airload Planner Course, Field Sanitation Course, Primary Leadership Development Course (Honor Graduate), and Combat Lifesaver Course.
CSM Gallagher holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting from Saint Leo University in Tampa, FL. He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership Studies from the University of Texas at El Paso in El Paso, TX.
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2 Silver OLC, 1 Bronze OLC), Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with bronze star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer’s Development Ribbon with Numeral 5, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the NATO Medal. He has earned the German Army Marksmanship Badge (Silver). He has been awarded the Air Force Space and Missile Badge as well as the Army Space Badge. He has also earned the Gold Recruiter Badge with three sapphires and the Master Recruiter Badge. CSM Gallagher was inducted as a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club in 2002.