U.S. ARMY CHEMICAL CORPS
Distinguished Member of the Corps
Sergeant Major John R. Fuller
Sergeant Major John R. Fuller joined the U.S. Army in 1976, attending his basic training at Fort Jackson South Carolina followed by the Quartermaster Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Virginia. 5 years later he changed his military branch specialty to chemical. He served as a Drill Sergeant in the 82nd Chemical Battalion at Fort McClellan, volunteering for this position, and was directly responsible for turning several thousand young Americans into Soldiers.
Other assignments throughout Sergeant Major Fuller’s career were as a Platoon Sergeant in the 21st Chemical Company, Fort Bragg; Battalion Chemical Noncommissioned Officer for the 313th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg; First Sergeant for the 999th Signal Company, Fort Huachuca; Group Noncommissioned Officer in Charge, Camp Zama, Japan; and Installation Sergeant Major at Pine Bluff Arsenal. He is a veteran of Desert Storm and the Liberation of Kuwait.
After his retirement, Sergeant Major Fuller became a developer of Chemical New Equipment Training (WARMOD) at Fort Leonard Wood, MO where he continues to serve today.