Sergeant Major Stephine L. Sweat
Senior Enlisted Leader, USAMRIID
Sergeant Major Stephine L. Sweat is a native of Millen, GA, and enlisted in the United States Army on 14 October 1997. SGM Sweat attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, and completed Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, TX, as a Medical Logistics Specialist.
SGM Sweat's previous assignments include: Troop Sergeant Major, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH), Fort Campbell, KY; SPO Sergeant Major, 56th Multifunctional Medical Battalion (MMB), G4 NCOIC, Regional Health Command–Pacific (RHC–P), DCA NCOIC, Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC), JBLM, WA; Interim Sergeant Major for 6th Medical Logistics Management Center (MLMC), Operations Sergeant, 6th MLMC, Fort Detrick, MD; First Sergeant, 8th Medical Company (Logistics) Miesau, Germany; S4 NCOIC, 30th Medical Brigade, Sembach, Germany; Operations NCO, 21st TSC SPO, Kaiserslautern, Germany; Operations Sergeant, Reynolds Army Community Hospital (RACH), Senior Drill Sergeant, Delta Battery, 1/79th Field Artillery Battalion, Senior Drill Sergeant, Alpha Battery, 1/79th Field Artillery Battalion, Fort Sill, OK; Senior Human Resources Sergeant, 601st Aviation Support Battalion (ASB), Medical Supply NCOIC, 601st ASB, Fort Riley, KS; Assistant Operations Sergeant, 173rd ABCT, Medical Supply NCOIC, C Co 173rd Support Battalion, Medical Supply NCOIC, 501st Forward Support Company (FSC), Vicenza, Italy; Logistics Support Branch NCOIC, Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC), Washington DC; Medical Supply Sergeant, 121st General Hospital, Yongsan, Korea; Medical Supply Clerk, 31st Combat Support Hospital (CSH), Fort Bliss, TX. Her deployments include Operation Enduring Freedom and two tours to Operation Iraqi Freedom.
SGM Sweat's military and civilian education includes: the SMC DL– Class 45 (Non–Residence Course) from the NCO Leadership Center of Excellence and United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, the First Sergeants Course, the Master Resilience Trainer Course, Drill Sergeant School, the Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, the Basic and Total Army Instructor Training Courses, the Army Retention Course, the Basic Leader, Advanced and Senior Leader Courses, the Combat Lifesavers Course, and the Combative Level 1 Course. SGM Sweat holds a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts from Ashford University and an Associate's Degree from Barton County Community College. She is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership from Excelsior University. SGM Sweat has earned the Demonstrated Senior Logistician certification.
SGM Sweat's awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (5 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (6 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (5 OLC), the Army Good Conduct Medal (7th award), the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 CS), the Iraqi Campaign Medal (2 CS), the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the NCO Professional Development Ribbon w/numeral 5, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Ribbon w/numeral 5, the Meritorious Unit Citation (2 OLC), and the Army Superior Unit Award (1 OLC), the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, Combat Action Badge, and Drivers Badge. SGM Sweat is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3), and the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Award (SAMA).