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Command Sergeant Major Tonya Sims

Quartermaster Command Sergeant Major | December 2023 - Present

Command Sergeant Major Tonya SimsCSM Tonya Sims is a native of Wilmington, North Carolina. She attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina in March 1999. She graduated Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina where she was awarded the MOS, 71L, Administrative Specialist which later transitioned to 42A, Human Resource Specialist. Later in her career she reclassed, to the MOS, 92A, Automated Logistics Specialist.

During her 24 years of service, CSM Sims served in numerous leadership positions. Her duty assignments include Command Sergeant Major 82nd Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade (Fort Liberty, North Carolina), Command Sergeant Major, 407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division (Fort Liberty, North Carolina), Supply and Service Sergeant Major, 82nd Airborne Division (Fort Liberty, North Carolina), Operations Sergeant, 528th Sustainment Brigade (A), United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) (Fort Liberty, North Carolina), First Sergeant, 226th Composite Supply Company, 87th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade (Fort Stewart, Georgia), 173rd, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion (A), (Bamberg, Germany), USAOMS (A) (Washington, District of Columbia), Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Training Support Battalion (Fort Jackson, South Carolina), Alpha Company, Training Support Battalion (Fort Jackson, SC), Headquarters, U.S Army Southern European Task Force (SETAF) (A) (Vicenza, Italy), 22nd Area Support Group (Vicenza, Italy). She deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation European Assure, Deter and Reinforce.

CSM Sims’ military and civilian education include all levels of the Non-Commissioned Officer’s Professional Development System, culminating with the Nominative Leaders Course, Advanced Airborne School, Jumpmaster School, Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) 225 and 245, Manpower and Force Management Course, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Course, Company Commander/1SG Pre-Command Course, Master Resilience Training Course, Theater Sustainment Planners Course, GCSS-Army Middle Managers Course. She holds an Associate Degree in Business Management from Northern Virginia Community College, and a Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Science Degree in Business Management from Excelsior College (Sigma Beta Delta Business Honors Society).

CSM Sims’ awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster & 1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Good Conduct Medal (8th AWD), National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal (1 Campaign Star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 6), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Presidential Unit Award, Army Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Parachutist Badge, Italian Foreign Badge. CSM Sims was inducted as a Distinguished Member of the Quartermaster Corps and, is a recipient of the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin.

This page was last updated on: December 20, 2023