U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan | Command Sergeant Major
June 23, 2014
Command Sgt. Maj. Henney M. Hodgkins
Command Sergeant Major
United States Army Garrison Yongsan
Command Sgt. Maj. Henney M. Hodgkins assumed responsibilities with U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan on June 4, 2014. She serves as the commander's personal adviser on all enlisted and civilian related matters, particularly in the areas affecting training and quality of life for the Area II Community in Yongsan, Seoul, South Korea.
Command Sergeant Major Henney M. Hodgkins is a native of Liberia, West
Africa and graduated from Wakefield high School in Arlington, Virginia. She
enlisted in the United States Army in November 1992 and attended One Station
Individual Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama. She graduated as a 74D
Chemical Operation Specialist. Command Sergeant Major Hodgkins has a dual
Master's Degree in Human Resource Development and Management and Leadership
from Webster University.
Command Sergeant Major Hodgkins has attended all levels of the
Noncommissioned Officers Education System, culminating with the United
States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 59. She is a graduate of the
Battle Staff Course, First Sergeants Course, United States Army Drill
Sergeant Leader Course, United States Army Drill Sergeant School, Technical
Escort, Airborne School, Master Fitness and various other leadership and
CBRN courses stateside and abroad.
Command Sergeant Major Hodgkins has served in a variety of leadership
positions to include Squad Leader (87th Chemical Company, 2d Armored Calvary
Regiment, Fort Polk, LA); CBRN NCO (B/32nd Signal Battalion, Germany);
Chemical Operations NCO (HHC 32nd Signal Battalion, Germany); Platoon
Sergeant (87th Chemical Company, 2d ACR); Drill Sergeant (B/82d Chemical
Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO); Drill Sergeant Leader (MANSCEN NCO
Academy); First Sergeant (87th Chemical Company, 2d ACR); First Sergeant
(4th Chemical Company, 2ID, Korea); First Sergeant (B/110th Chemical
Battalion (TE)) and Team Sergeant (A/110th Chemical Battalion (TE); First
Sergeant (HHC/110th Chemical Battalion (TE); Operation Sergeant (United
States Sergeants Major Academy), Command Sergeant Major (215th Brigade
Support Battalion, 1CD); Command Sergeant Major (2D Chemical Battalion, Fort
Hood, TX). In addition to numerous stateside assignments, she has seen
overseas service in Germany, Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New
Dawn) and Korea.
Her military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with
1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army
Commendation Medal with 4 Oak leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with 1
Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star,
NCO Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral 4, Overseas Service Ribbon
with Numeral 4, Good Conduct Medal with Bronze Clasp 6 Loop, Army Service
Ribbon, Parachuters Badge and the Drill Sergeant Identification Badge.
Command Sergeant Major Hodgkins is recognized as a member of the
prestigious Sergeant's Audie Murphy Cluband is a recipient of the
Distinguished Order of the Dragon.