CSM Anthony Walker is a native of Shorter, Alabama.  He entered the U.S. Army in 1992 and completed Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Readiness Training at Fort Benning, Georgia as an Infantry (11B).  His military education includes Air Assault School, Dragon Gunners Course, Battle Staff Course, Close Marksmanship Course, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Basic Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Seniors Leaders Course, First Sergeants Course, and the Sergeants Major Course (Class 62).

   CSM Walker has served in numerous leadership and staff positions in the Infantry starting from Fire Team Leader, Rifle Squad Leader, Bradley Commander, Brigade Operations Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, Plans and Operation NCOIC and Operations Sergeant Major.  His assignments include: Squad Automatic Rifleman, Radio Telephone Operator and Dragon Gunner, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 502d Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Air Assault, Fort Campbell, Kentucky from November 1992 to March 1994; Bradley Driver, Rifleman and Team Leader, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany from March 1994 to July 1996; Squad Leader, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia from August 1996 to August 1998; Bradley Commander and Squad Leader, Bravo and Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany from September 1998 to October 2001; Assistant Brigade Operations Sergeant and Brigade Operations Sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany from November 2001 to November 2004; Platoon Sergeant, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment (Separate), Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany from November 2004 to April 2007; First Sergeant, Charlie Company 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment (Separate), Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany from May 2007 to June 2008; First Sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment (Separate), Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany from June 2008 to May 2010; Plans and Operations NCOIC,  Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany from May 2010 to July 2011; Operations Sergeants Major, 3d Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division from July 2012 to July 2013; Command Sergeant Major 2d Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment from August 2013 to July 2015; Task Force Senior Enlisted Maneuver Observer, Coach Trainer, Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany from 10 October 2015 to 10 September 2017; Brigade Operations Sergeant Major Observer, Coach, Trainer, Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany from 10 October 2017 to 01 March 2018 and Operations Group Operations Sergeant Major, Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany from 02 March 2018 to 01 August 2019.

   CSM Walker’s operational and combat and deployments include; Macedonia, Bosnia, Albania, Kosovo (2), Iraq and Afghanistan (2).

   CSM Walker’s awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (4OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6OLC), Presidential Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (9th award), National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Kosovo Campaign Medal with Bronze Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, NCOPD numeral 5, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon numeral 8, United Nations Medal with Bronze Star, NATO Medal with Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge and the Air Assault Badge.