William H. O’Neal
Command Sergeant Major William H. O’Neal II is from Lawrenceville, GA. He entered the US Army in October 1991 and completed Basic Training at Fort Knox, KY. He completed the Medical Specialist Military Occupational Skills Advance Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, TX.
His assignments include: 3rd US Infantry (The Old Guard) MDW; Joint Medical Readiness Training Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Heidelberg Medical Activity, Heidelberg, Germany; Platoon Sergeant, 3-504 PIR 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg NC; First Sergeant, 307th BSB 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Troop Command CSM and MEDCEN CSM, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, and Command Sergeant Major, Dental Command, Ft. Sam Houston.
CSM O’Neal deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II and Operation Enduring Freedom II and VI.
He has held various leadership positions to include Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Command Sergeant Major.
CSM O’Neal’s military schools include: All NCO Professional Development Courses, Basic Airborne Course, Air Assault Course, Faculty Development Course, Small Group Leader Instructor Course, Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Course, Middle Managers Development Course, Navy Designing Educational Programs Course, Flight Medical Aidman Course, Combat Casualty Care Course, Marine Corps Summer Mountain Leaders Instructor Course, Marine Corps Helicopter Rope Suspension Training Course, Rappel Master Course, Rope Master Course, Navy Landing Force Medical Planners Course, and Jumpmaster Course. He also has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude) and is currently working towards his MBA in Human Resources.
Awards include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal (1OLC), Army Achievement Medal (7 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (5th award), National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Kosovo Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Bronze Campaign Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with Bronze Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development with numeral 4, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral 2, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NATO Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Valorous Unit Award, and the Army Superior Unit Award. He earned the Combat Medical Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge (Honor Graduate), Air Assault Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Flight Crew Badge, German Marksmanship Award (Silver), German Proficiency Badge (Gold), German Parachutist Badge, Chilean Parachutist Badge, Marine Corps/Navy Parachutist Insignia. He is an Honorary Chief in the United States Navy, is a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club as well as a recipient of the Order of Military Medical Merit.