A native of Monroeville, Alabama. Command Sgt. Maj. TaJuana Nixon enlisted in the U.S. Army in January 2000 as a Unit Supply Specialist (92Y) and completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Virginia.
Her previous assignments and duty positions include: Armorer and Supply Clerk, B Co 703rd Main Support Battalion; Fort Stewart, Ga; Supply Sergeant, A Co 703rd Main Support Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga; Supply Sergeant, USARPAC Attached HHC, 516th Signal Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawai’i; Supply Sergeant, HHC 516th Signal Brigade, Fort Shafter, HI; Supply Sergeant, A Co 704th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Carson, Colo.; Battalion S4 NCOIC, HHC 704th Brigade Support Battalion, Fort Carson, Colo.; LOG Readiness CRC NCOIC; 403rd AFSB LRC-RC; Camp Red Cloud, Korea; Senior Supply Sergeant; HHC 299th Brigade Engineer Battalion, Fort Carson, Colo.; First Sergeant, Juliet Forward Support Company, 1-8th Infantry, Fort Carson, Colo.; Senior Supply Sergeant, HHC 3ABCT, Fort Carson, Colo.; First Sergeant, HHC Installation Management Command, Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; and Senior Supply Supervisor, 30th Medical Brigade, Sembach, Germany.
Command Sgt. Major Nixon is a graduate of Colorado Technical University with a Master of Business Administration in Operations and Supply Chain Management; a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Development and Associate of Science in Finance from Hawaii Pacific University. She is a recipient of the Demonstrated Logistician through the International Society of Logistics. Her military education include all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System from the Warrior Leader Course through the Sergeants Major Academy; Company Commander and First Sergeants Course; Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Course; Master Resilience Training Course; Basic Instructor Course; Equal Opportunity Course, and several other functional courses.
Her awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC); Army Commendation Medal (4OLC); Army Achievement Medal; Presidential Unit Citation; Valorous Unit Award; Meritorious Unit Citation; Army Superior Unit Award; Army Good Conduct Medal (7th Award); National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon (5th Award); Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (5th Award); NATO Medal; Combat Action Badge and Driver’s Badge. She is a member of the Quartermaster Regiment’s Order of Saint Martin (Distinguished) and a recipient of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Award and the Major General Aubrey “Red” Newman Leadership Award.