U.S. Army Europe and Africa Command Biography

Command Sergeant Major of the 56th Artillery Command

Command Sgt. Maj. Walls

Command Sgt. Maj. Walls assumed responsibility as the Command Sergeant Major of U.S. Army Europe and Africa’s 56th Artillery Command, Nov. 8, 2021.

Command Sgt. Maj. Walls joined the U.S. Army in December 1994 as a 13B Cannon Crewmember.

After completing Advanced Individual Training, he began his military career as a cannon crewmember and section chief in the 2-319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg North Carolina.

His following assignments include section chief, gunnery sergeant, and platoon sergeant in 3-7 Field Artillery, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Observer/Controller, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California; and Operations Sergeant and First Sergeant, 2-320th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Command Sgt. Maj. Walls also completed assignments as the Battalion Command Sergeant Major of 3- 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Division Artillery Command Sergeant Major of 1AD Division Artillery, Fort Bliss, TX; and Brigade Command Sergeant Major of 5th Armored Brigade, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Command Sgt. Maj. Walls has completed four deployments to locations including Iraq and Afghanistan. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Park University and a MBA from Excelsior College.

Command Sgt. Maj. Walls’ awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Air Assault Badge, Master Parachutist Badge and the Combat Action Badge. He is a recipient of the Order of Saint Barbara and is a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.

He is married and has five children.

 

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