Profiles of Bravery

Command Sgt. Maj. Michele S. Jones

First African American female command sergeant major of the Army Reserve

Command Sergeant Major Jones

Command Sgt. Maj. Jones enlisted in the Army in 1982. She was the first woman to serve as class president at the United States Sergeants Major Academy, as a division command sergeant major, and as command sergeant major of the Army Reserve. Throughout her military career, Command Sgt. Maj. Jones has dedicated herself to the issues of the enlisted Soldier. Throughout her military career, Command Sgt. Maj. Jones dedicated herself to the issues of the enlisted Soldier. As Army Reserve CSM, she traveled around the world to listen to Soldiers and their families, and represented their concerns within the Army, the DoD and Congress.

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