JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- (Sept. 2, 2015) Army officials announced Sept. 2 the next command sergeant major for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command.Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O'Neal has been selected to the MICC's top NCO position succeeding Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Bowens who departed in August for his next assignment as the Department of the Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention sergeant major.O'Neal comes to the MICC from the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy following completion of her assignment as the brigade command sergeant major for the 1st Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade at Fort Riley, Kansas.O'Neal was actually in transition during the interview and selection process, with only a few days on the ground in-processing at Fort Bliss, Texas, when she was notified that she was the choice to fill the vacant MICC command sergeant major position."I was extremely elated and humbled all in the same breath" and could only think about what was next over the horizon, O'Neal said.O'Neal brings a broad swathe of experience to the MICC as she has worked in all levels of leadership within the sustainment arena. She also has an in-depth working knowledge across relationships with previous assignments within the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, medical commands and infantry divisions that will prove valuable to the MICC, whose Soldiers and Army civilians provide direct support to the warfighter."I am very pleased to have Command Sergeant Major O'Neal join our formation," said Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Gabbert, MICC commanding general. "She is an outstanding leader and brings a wealth of experience to the command. Command Sergeant Major O'Neal's experience with sustainment operations is highly valuable as the link between acquisitions and our customers at the tactical and operational level."