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USAISR Leadership

USAISR SGM Willie Harris

SGM WILLIE HARRIS

SERGEANT MAJOR, USAISR

Sergeant Major Willie Harris III entered the Unites States Army on 8 November 1994, completed Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and the Combat Medical Specialist Military Occupational Skills Advanced Individual Training Course at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Dedicated to Soldiers, Sergeant Major Harris has held a variety of leadership positions throughout his career to include: Medical Specialist, 2/5 CAV, Mechanized Infantry, Fort Hood, Texas; Training NCO and Squad Leader, Coleman Barracks Troop Medical Clinic, Sandhofen, Germany; NCOIC Physical Therapy Clinic, The Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Physical Therapy NCO, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington; G3 Operations NCO, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington; Equal Opportunity Advisor, 8th Military Police Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; BN Operations NCOIC, 56th Multifunctional Medical Battalion, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington; First Sergeant, Charlie Company 1-214th Aviation Regiment, Landstuhl, Germany; Senior NCO, Deputy Command for Health Readiness, Madigan Army Medical Center; Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington; Clinical Operations Senior NCO, Regional Health Command Pacific, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington; Troop Command Sergeant Major, Evan Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, Colorado.

Sergeant Major Harris holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science from Trident University and is a Certified Personal Trainer with the International Sports Science Association.

His military education includes completion of the Primary Leadership Development Course; Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course; Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course; United States Army Sergeants Majors Course; Field Management Chemical and Biological Casualty Course; United States Army Battle Staff NCO Course; Department Equal Opportunity Management Institute Equal Opportunity Course; Health Service Plans, Operations, Intelligence, Security and Training Course (70H); Basic Health Care Administrator Course; Group Practice Managers Course; and the AMEDD Executive Skills Course.

His awards and decorations include; the Bronze Star Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal (5 OLC); the Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC); the Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC); the Army Good Conduct Medal (8th award); the National Defense Service Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal (1BS); the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; the Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 5); the Army Service Ribbon; the Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral 3); Basic Aviation Badge; and the Drivers Badge (Driver-W); Expert Marksmanship Badge (Pistol).

Sergeant Major Harris is the proud father of three beautiful daughters.

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