Command Sgt. Maj. Jimmy Sellers
Command Sergeant Major Jimmy J. Sellers assumed duties as the Commandant of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy on June 23, 2017.He entered the United States Army on 1 August 1990 from Columbus, Georgia. He attended Basic and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, SC.
CSM Sellers has served in the following duty positions and organizations: Supply Specialist HQ/A Co, 296th Forward Support Battalion, Camp Edwards, Korea; Supply Sergeant, 8th and 9th Psychological Operations Battalions (A), Fort Bragg North Carolina; Supply Sergeant, E Co., 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (A), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Drill Sergeant, B Co., 2nd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Battalion S4 NCOIC, 3/325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Brigade S-4 NCOIC, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; First Sergeant, HQ/A Co., 82nd Forward Support Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Brigade S4 Sergeant Major, 7th Signal Brigade, Mannheim, Germany; Command Sergeant Major, 21st Special Troops Battalion, Kaiserslautern, Germany; Command Sergeant Major, 173rd Airborne Brigade Support Battalion, Bamberg, Germany; Commandant, 7th Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Grafenwoehr, Germany; Command Sergeant Major, White Sands Missile Range, NM and Command Sergeant Major U.S. Army Quartermaster School, Fort Lee, VA.
CSM Sellers is a graduate of all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System (NCOPDS), culminating with the Nominative Leaders Course. He’s earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and is also a graduate of the Battle Staff Course, Drill Sergeant Course, Jumpmaster Course, Air Assault Course, Pathfinder Course, Equal Opportunity Representative Course, First Sergeants Course, Force Management Course, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education (SEJPME) Course and Legal Orientation Course.
His military awards and decorations include. The Legion of Merit (2OLC); Bronze Star (1OLC); Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC); Army Commendation Medal (3OLC); Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC); Good Conduct Medal (8th Award); National Defense Service Medal (with bronze star); Korean Defense Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 6); Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral 2); Global War on Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; the Joint Meritorious Unit Award; the Valorous Unit Award; Meritorious Unit Citation; Combat Action Badge; Drill Sergeant Badge; Master Parachutist Badge; Pathfinder Badge; Air Assault Badge; the Ecuadorian Master Parachutist Badge and the Netherlands Parachutist Badge.
He is also a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie L. Murphy Club and a recipient of the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin, Order of Samuel Sharpe and the Order of Saint Christopher.
CSM Sellers is married to Shaunette D. Sellers and they have two daughters.