SGM Carl J. Morehouse, Deputy Commandant NCO Academy Fort Dix (Photo by Department of the Army)
SGM Carl J Morehouse, a native of Mariposa, CA, joined the active duty military on 30 January 1979, attending One Station Unit Training as a Combat Engineer (12B) Fort Leonard Wood, MO. SGM Morehouse was then assigned to the 1st Engineer Brigade, Fort Riley, KS. SGM Morehouse then had a 10 year break in service, spending time in the Army Reserve and the National Guard.
SGM Morehouse came back onto Active Duty as an AGR Soldier in 1997 serving as the Ammunition Manager of the 70th RRC, Seattle, WA; Range Inspector at Fort Hunter-Liggett, CA; Detailed Recruiter in Hays, KS; Operations NCO for the 479th Engineer Battalion, Fort Drum, NY; 1SG NCO Academy, Ft Lewis, WA; Operations NCO for the 411th Engineer Battalion, Fort Shafter, HI; Operations SGM, 926th Engineer Brigade, Montgomery, AL, Quality Assurance Sergeant Major for MSCoE. Currently serving as the Deputy Commandant at the NCO Academy Fort Dix.
SGM Morehouse military and civilian education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course, Recruiters Course, Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officers Course, First Sergeant Course, Master Resiliency Trainers Course, Foundation Instructor Facilitator Course, USAR Company Team Leaders Course, Electronic Warfare Operators Course, Airborne School, Unit Trainers Course, Master Fitness Trainer, Physical Security Managers Course, ATRRS Operators Course, Digital Training Management System Course, Marine Corps Static Rope Suspension Training, Structured Self Development 5, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 65). SGM Morehouse received his Associates in Liberal Arts from Jefferson Community College in Watertown NY and his Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ.
His awards and decorations include, Meritorious Service Medal (2OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4OLC), Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (“M” Device), Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Global War on Terror Service and Expeditionary Medals, Army Meritorious Unit Award, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5) and a Parachutist Badge.
He is married to the beautiful Mary Lou, and has three children, Jessica, Ashley and Tristan. SGM Morehouse and his wife live on Fort Dix, JBMDL.