Command Sgt. Maj. William A. Justice
Command Sergeant Major
National Training Center and Fort Irwin
CSM William A. Justice is a native of Washington Court House, Ohio. He entered the United States Army in July 1990 and completed One Station Unit Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky where he earned the MOS 19 Kilo (M1 Armor Crewman).
His previous assignments include one tour with 4-35 AR Fort Polk, LA; three tours at Fort Hood, TX with 3-66 AR, 2-1 CAV, 1-10 CAV and 1-66 AR; three tours at Fort Knox, KY with 2-81 AR and HQ US Army Armor Center, and one tour with 4-64 AR Fort Stewart, GA. His service as a Command Sergeant Major includes assignments as the Battalion CSM 1-72 AR Camp Casey, Korea; Battalion CSM UNCSB-JSA Camp Bonifas, Korea; Battalion CSM 2-13 IN Fort Jackson, SC; and CSM Observer/Controller (Cobra Team) and CSM Operations Group, NTC Fort Irwin, CA. He served as the Brigade CSM 2nd ABCT, 1st Cavalry Division Fort Hood, TX. His last assignment was as the CSM U.S. Army Operational Test Command Fort Hood, TX.
His combat deployments include two tours in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; additionally he has one RAF rotational tour to the Republic of Korea.
CSM Justice’s military education includes all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System including the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 61). He also attended the Drill Sergeant School, Master Fitness School, The Inspector General School, The Force Management Course (HTAR), and the Observer/Controller Academy. He is currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.
His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (1 OLC), Bronze Star Medal (2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (6 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (9th Award), National Defense Service Medal (1 BS), Iraq Campaign Medal (1 BS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 6), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 4), Valorous Unit Award (2 OLC), Meritorious Unit Commendation and the Army Superior Unit Award. He has earned the Combat Action Badge, Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, Draper Armor Leadership Award, and the Order of Saint George Medallion (Bronze). CSM Justice is also a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.
CSM Justice is married and has one child.