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NEWS | June 14, 2024

Army Reserve's top enlisted leader makes May 2024 visit to Fort McCoy; makes special visit to quartermaster unit

By Scott Sturkol Fort McCoy Public Affairs Office

Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Betty, Command Sergeant Major of the Army Reserve, visited with members of the Army Reserve and the 238th Quartermaster (Field Feeding) Company on May 15, 2024, at Fort McCoy, Wis.

Betty was visiting the unit to witness their work and participation in the 2024 Philip A. Connelly Competition in the U.S. Army Reserve. While with the 238th Soldiers, he also shared a meal with the unit.

Betty was at McCoy for a couple of days in mid-May to visit with Soldiers and units all across the installation.

According to his biography at, as the 15th Command Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, Betty is the principal enlisted advisor to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command, and other senior Army leaders on regulations, policies, and quality of life issues related to nearly 178,000 Army Reserve Soldiers.

"Prior to this selection, Betty served as the senior enlisted advisor to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Deputy Commanding General (U.S. Army Reserve)," the biography states. "Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Betty began his career with the United States Army in April 1988. He completed basic training at Fort Dix, N.J., and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Va. Throughout his military career, ... Betty has served in every enlisted leadership position, from team leader to command sergeant major. He has also served as senior logistics noncommissioned officer, first sergeant, and operations sergeant."

He also has previously served as the command sergeant major for the 88th Readiness Division at Fort McCoy.

The 238th Soldiers were competing in the field feeding portion of the Connelly competition.

Fort McCoy’s motto is to be the “Total Force Training Center.” Located in the heart of the upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin.

The installation has provided support and facilities for the field and classroom training of more than 100,000 military personnel from all services nearly every year since 1984.

Learn more about Fort McCoy online at, on the Defense Visual Information Distribution System at, on Facebook by searching “ftmccoy,” and on Twitter by searching “usagmccoy.”

Also try downloading the Digital Garrison app to your smartphone and set “Fort McCoy” or another installation as your preferred base. Fort McCoy is also part of Army’s Installation Management Command where “We Are The Army’s Home.”