Distinguished Member of the Corps



Command Sergeant Major Billy Lewis Jr.


Command Sergeant Major Billy Lewis, Jr. retired from the U.S. Army after 30 years of selfless service to the Corps.


One of Command Sergeant Major Lewis’ key assignments was as Battalion Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Technical Escort Unit, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. During this assignment, he was the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge for the Spring Valley remediation and cleanup. There he demonstrates his ability to work with local communities to foster goodwill and understanding, signifying to local businesses their important connection to the military community.


Command Sergeant Major Lewis epitomizes the standards by which all others should be measured, whether during his military service or in his civilian life. He promotes membership in the Chemical Corps Regimental Association (CCRA) and leads by example by being a life member. He is also a member of the Retired Enlisted Member Association, 82nd Airborne Association, Noncommissioned Officer Association, and the Association of the United States Army.


Command Sergeant Major Lewis currently works for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, CBRN Directorate, as the Acting Chief of the Hazmat Response Division.