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Command Sergeant Major James T. Herrington is the Command Sergeant Major, 733d Mission Support Group, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA.  He is the primary advisor to the commander for all matters pertaining to training, operations, maintenance, and force development for over 615 Army and Air Force personnel.   The 733d Mission Support Group is comprised of two squadrons and one division providing wartime and peacetime mission support and quality of life for the 633d Air Base Wing, Headquarters United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, four United States Army brigades, Headquarters Joint Task Force Civil Support, and numerous other associate units and mission partners. The unit carries out deployment operations, construction, security, facility maintenance, supply and transportation for a base community totaling over 7,780 acres and hosting 23,000 active duty, Guard and Reserve, Department of Defense civilians, and retired personnel.

Command Sergeant Major Herrington was born in New Jersey and joined the Army in 1991.   He has served in every enlisted position from team leader to Command Sergeant Major and has supported or deployed in support of every major contingency operation.

2000 - Associates of Arts, Applied Science, Excelsior College, Albany, NY
2002 - Bachelor of Science, Liberal Arts, Excelsior College, Albany, NY

1991 - Basic Training
1991 - Advanced Individual Training
1993 - Multiple Launch Rocket System Family of Munitions Course
1995 - Basic Leaders Course
1998 - Airborne School
1998 - Advanced Leaders Course
2000 - Supervisor Developmental Program
2001 - Unit Antiterrorism Advisor Course
2002 - Total Army Instructor Training
2002 - Army Small Group Instructors Course
2004 - Senior Leaders Course
2005 - Jumpmaster Course
2012 - Sergeant Major Academy
2012 - Capabilities/Combat Development Course
2014 - Battalion Pre Command/Command Sergeant Major Course
2014 - Command Sergeant Major Developmental Program
2016 - Brigade Pre Command/Command Sergeant Major Course
2016 - Command Sergeant Major Developmental Program

1. 1991 - 1991, Basic Trainee, Charlie Company, 2-39th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, SC
2. 1991 - 1992, Advanced Individual Training Student, Delta Company, 360th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, GA
3. 1992 - 1994, Field Artillery TACFIRE Repairer, 226th Maintenance Company, Fort Sill, OK
4. 1994 - 1995, Telecommunications Terminal Device Repairer, Headquarters, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Huachuca, AZ
5. 1995 - 1996, Telecommunications Terminal Device Repairer, Bravo Company, 304th Signal Battalion, Camp Long, South Korea
6. 1996 - 1998, Telecommunications Terminal Device Repairer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 67th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, GA
7. 1998 - 1999, Computer/Automated System Repairer, 501st Forward Support Company, Vicenza, Italy
8. 1999 - 2001, Platoon Sergeant, 501st Forward Support Company, Vicenza, Italy
9. 2001 - 2001, Computer/Automated System Repairer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, CORPS Support Battalion, Fort Lewis, WA
10. 2001 - 2004, Platoon Sergeant, 542d Maintenance Company, Fort Lewis, WA
11. 2004 - 2006, Maintenance Control Sergeant, Bravo Company, 407th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC
12. 2006 - 2009, First Sergeant, Foxtrot Company, 407th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC
13. 2009 - 2009, First Sergeant, 2d Brigade, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC
14. 2009 - 2010, First Sergeant, Parwan Provisional Reconstruction Team, Afghanistan
15. 2010 - 2011, Battalion Operations Sergeant, Directorate of Plans, Training, and Mobilization, Fort Bragg, NC
16. 2011 - 2012, Student, United States Army Sergeant Major Academy, Fort Bliss, TX
17. 2012 - 2014, Senior Capabilities Development Noncommissioned Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee, VA
18. 2014 - 2016, Command Sergeant Major, 101st Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Riley, KS
19. 2016 - Present, Command Sergeant Major, 733d Mission Support Group, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA

Bronze Star with one oak leaf cluster
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Army Commendation Medal with nine oak leaf clusters
Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Valorous Unit Award
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Army Good Conduct Medal silver with three loops
National Defense Service Medal
Kosovo Campaign Medal with bronze service star
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal
Noncommissioned Officer Professional Developmental Ribbon with numeral 4
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 4
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Combat Action Badge
Master Parachutist Badge
Driver and Mechanic Badge
Marksmanship Qualification Badge-Expert with rifle

Private September 20, 1991
Private Second Class March 20, 1992
Private First Class September 20, 1992
Specialist March 1, 1993
Sergeant August 1, 1996
Staff Sergeant February 1, 1999
Sergeant First Class June 1, 2003
First Sergeant October 1, 2006
Command Sergeant Major January 1, 2013

(Current as of July 2016)

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