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Command Sergeant Major Rogelio James Jr.

Command Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant Major James a native of Queens New York entered the U.S Army on 16 November 1993. He received his Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Upon graduation he was awarded the primary Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) of 96B Military Intelligence Analyst. He transitioned into the U.S. Army Reserves on 25 February 2000 where he continues to serve Americas Warrior Citizens.

On 15 November 2023, Command Sergeant Major Rogelio James Jr was selected as the Command Sergeant Major (CSM) of the 100th Training Division (Leader Development), 80th Training Command (The Army School System).

Prior to this assignment he has held every leadership position from Intelligence Sergeant to Sergeant Major. His previous assignments include CSM 335TH Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional). CSM Army Reserve Cyber Protection Brigade, CSM 244TH Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade. CSM 310TH Military Police Battalion, CSM 392ND Expeditionary Signal BN, Director of Instruction SGM (for MI NCOES) 6-98TH RGT (MI), Chief Instructor 6-98Th RGT, First Sergeant, 3-385TH RGT (IET), Chief Intelligence Sergeant (Multi National Support Transition Command Iraqi), Senior Drill Sergeant 3rd TNG BDE, Fort Leonard Wood, MO, S-2 NCOIC 63RD Ordnance BN (EOD), Intelligence Sergeant, 1-82 Aviation BN (Attack), Intelligence Analyst 82ND Aviation BDE, Fort Liberty, NC, and one overseas deployment in support of OIF, as a part of a Military Transition Team (MITT).

His military schools include Drivers Training Academy, Basic Airborne School, Basic Leadership Course, Primary Leadership Course, Basic Non Commissioned Officer Course, Advanced Non Commissioned Officer Course, Drill Sergeant School, Battle Staff Course, Army Basic Instructor Course, Small Group Instructor Course, Equal Opportunity Course, Intelligence Analyst Course, Defense Packaging of Hazardous Materials for Transportation Course, Unit Prevention Leader Course, Combative Level I, the United States Army Sergeants Major Resident Course (Class 61), the BN/ BDE Pre Command Course and the Nominative Leader Course (NLC).

Command Sgt. Maj. James awards and decorations include the legion of Merit (2OLC), Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Campaign Medal (2OLC), National Defense Service Medal Armed Forces Reserve Medial (with M-Device and Hourglass), Global War on Terrorism Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, and the Joint Unit Meritorious Service Award. He has also earned the Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, Driver Badge, and British foreign Jump Wings.

He holds a Master of Arts from the University of Texas at EL Paso, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice, an Associate degree in Business administration and bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and science from Excelsior College.

In his civilian career, he is a Retired Detective Investigator for the New York City Police Department and Currently a Supervisory Staff Administrator within the USAR.