289th Military Police Company First Sergeant
1SG John B. Walker



1SG Walker enlisted into the US Army in December 1999 and attended Basic Training and AIT at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. His assignments include Driver/Gunner H Co 3d U.S. INF (TOG) Ft. Myer, VA; Team Leader B Co 3d U.S. INF (TOG) Ft. Myer, VA; Team Leader/Squad Leader 289th MP Company Ft. Myer, VA; Drill Sergeant/Senior Drill Sergeant A Co 787th MP BN Ft. Leonard Wood, MO; MMS NCO/Platoon Sergeant 527th MP Co Hohenfels, Germany; Equal Opportunity Advisor United States Military Academy Corps Cadets West Point, NY; Operations NCO 289th MP Co JBM-HH, VA


1SG Walker has deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to Djibouti, Africa (2003-2004) and COP Chamkani, Afghanistan (2011-2012).                                


His military education and training includes: Master Resilience Trainer Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, SHARP Course, Equal Opportunity Advisor Course, Contracting Officer Representative, FBCB2 Leader OPNET Certification, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Senior Leader Course, Company Intelligence Support Team, Advance Leader Course, Total Army Instructor Training Course, Drill Sergeant School, Combatives Level 1, Special Reaction Team Training Phase 1 & 2, Crisis Negotiation Training, Basic Leader Course, Basic Airborne Course, CBRN Defense Course, Combat Lifesaver course


His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 SOLC), Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), Meritorious Unit Citation (1 OLC), Army Superior Unit Award (1OLC), Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), National Defense Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 CS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3), Overseas Ribbon (Numeral 3), NATO Medal (ISAF), Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge Basic, Driver/Mechanic Badge Wheeled Vehicle, Marksmanship Qualification Badge Carbine (Expert) and Marksmanship Qualification Badge Pistol (Expert).


1SG Walker was the Leadership Award recipient from ALC.

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