Command Sergeant Major Gregory D. Rowland enlisted in the U.S. Army May 5, 1989 as a Record Telecommunications Center Operator (72E). He attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, Georgia. His previous assignments include Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Camp Casey, Korea; Fort Jackson, South Carolina; SHAPE, Belgium; Scott AFB, Illinois; Zabul, Afghanistan; Fort Bliss, Texas; and Vicenza, Italy. He has served in various positions which include Record Telecommunications Center Operator, Telecommunications Senior Operator, TCC Shift Supervisor, TCC Supervisor, Operations Sergeant, Jumpmaster Instructor, Platoon Sergeant, Detachment Sergeant, Drill Sergeant, COMSEC Custodian, First Sergeant, Battalion S3 Sergeant Major, J6 NCOIC, Provincial Reconstruction Team Sergeant Major, 1st Armored Division G6 Sergeant Major, and INSCOM CIO/ G6 Sergeant Major at Fort Belvoir, VA. His most recent assignment he was the 509th Signal Battalion Command Sergeant Major in Vicenza, Italy. Rowland is currently serving as the senior enlisted leader for 2nd Signal Brigade in Wiesbaden, Germany.
His military education includes WLC, ALC, SLC, Airborne School, EO Leaders Course, Army Retention Course, Jumpmaster Course, Battle Staff Course, Drill Sergeant School, First Sergeant Course and Sergeant's Major Course Class 59. He has an associate's degree from Fayetteville Technical Community College (1998), a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from University Maryland University College (2009), and a Master of Arts in Management and Leadership from Webster University (2010). His awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, numerous service ribbons, Master Parachutist Badge, and Drill Sergeant Badge.
2nd Signal Brigade Builds, Operates, and Defends Mission Command system and Networks IOT support Unified Action anytime-anywhere.