Col. Donald Gentry, U. S. Army Sergeants Major Academy commandant (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Raymond Chandler, USASMA command sergeant major, help Command Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) John D. Sparks unveil his Hall of Honor Plaque and Certificate. Sparks was the former Training and Doctrine Command, command sergeant major responsible for spearheading the current Army transformation of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System and the establishment of the College of the American Soldier. Sparks was inducted into USASMA's Hall of Honor during ceremonies May 8.