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HHB Battery First Sergeant

First Sergeant Walter E. Josephs


1SG Josephs

First Sergeant Walter E. Josephs was born in Panama, Republic of Panama. He enlisted in the United States Army on October 21st , 1986. He attended Basic Training at Fort Dix, New Jersey and Advance Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Sill, Oklahoma graduating as a Cannon Crewmember (13B).

First Sergeant Josephs assignments include: C Battery, 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, 75th Field Artillery BDE, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; C Battery 1st Battalion 15th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey Korea; B Battery 2nd Battalion 18th Field Artillery, 212th Brigade Fort Sill, Oklahoma; A Battery 8th Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Stanley, Korea; A Battery, 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia; G Battery 39th Target Acquisition Battery, Fort Stewart, Georgia; F Battery 26th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Stanley, Korea; 1st Field Artillery Detachment, (ABN) Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Headquarters and Headquarters Battery 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery, 10th Mounting Division, Fort Drum, New York; F Battery 26th Target Acquisition Battery, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; Headquarters and Headquarters Battery 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery, 210th Fires Brigade, Camp Casey, Korea; Headquarters Battery, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea. First Sergeant Josephs is currently serving as the First Sergeant for Headquarters and Headquarters Battery 1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery, 41st Fires Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

First Sergeant Josephs has served as a Self-Prop Howitzer Driver, Heavy wheel Vehicle Operator, Ammunition Team Chief, Gunner, Howitzer Section Chief, Platoon Sergeant, Senior Targeting NCO, Operations Sergeant, Senior Human Resources NCO, First Sergeant.

First Sergeant Josephs awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (1OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (4OLC), the Army Good Conduct Medal (7th Award), the National Defense Service Medal (with Service Star), the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal (with Campaign Star), the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officers Development Ribbon (3), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (4), and the Meritorious Unit Citation. First Sergeant Josephs has also been awarded Drivers/Mechanic Badge the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara’s Medallion.