WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe Commanding General Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges has named Sgt. Maj. Sheryl D. Lyon as his new senior enlisted advisor.

Lyon is currently assigned as senior enlisted leader, Joint Functional Component Command for Global Strike, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

The Tompkinsville, Kentucky, native, who is replacing Command Sgt. Maj. David Davenport Sr., began her Army career in 1991. During her career, Lyon has held enlisted leadership positions at every level of the Army. She has served two previous tours in Europe, with the 718th Military Intelligence Group in Bad Aibling, Germany, and with the Multinational Battle Group-East, Kosovo Force 17, in Kosovo.

Lyon is scheduled to assume her new duties as the USAREUR command sergeant major in May.

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