'Q and A' with Reserve's top enlisted »

NOTABLE PROFILE: Command Sergeant Major Michele S. Jones
COMMAND SGT. MAJ. MICHELE S. JONES
2003: First black female command sergeant major of the Army Reserve


Jones was selected by Army Reserve Chief Lt. Gen. James R. Helmly to become the ninth command sergeant major of the Army Reserve in September 2003. As a result, she became the first woman in U.S. Army's history to serve as a division command sergeant major. Jones is also the first woman to be selected as the top noncommissioned officer in the Army Reserve, as well as the first to be chosen as the senior noncommissioned officer in any of the Army's components.
NOTABLE PROFILE: Command Sergeant Major Luther Thomas Jr.
COMMAND SGT. MAJ. LUTHER THOMAS, JR.
2013: Served as the United States Army Reserve Command Sergeant Major from 2013-16


“What I'm most proud of are the Soldiers of the U.S. Army Reserve. The men and women, 199,000-plus strong, who stand ready to mobilize and deploy anywhere in the world,” Thomas said. 

Command Sgt. Maj. Luther Thomas, Jr. served as the 12th command sergeant major of the Army Reserve.

 NOTABLE PROFILE: Command Sergeant Major Leon Caffie
COMMAND SGT. MAJ. LEON CAFFIE
2010: 10th U.S. Army Reserve Command Sergeant Major

 Retired Command Sergeant Major who served our Nation in the Army and Army Reserve for 39 years. He was drafted into the Army in 1970 during Vietnam and now he serves as a U.S. Army Reserve Ambassador to Florida.