SGM Clarence R. Thomas

Sergeant Major, Warrior Care & Transition

SGM Clarence R. Thomas SGM Clarence R. Thomas enlisted in the United States Army in 1991 as a Combat Medic. He attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson, SC and completed Advance Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, TX.

His previous duty assignments include Command Sergeant Major, 14th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Benning, GA; Senior Operations Sergeant, AMEDD Center and School, Health Readiness Center of Excellence, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Branch Chief, XVIII Airborne Corps NCO Academy, Fort Bragg, NC; First Sergeant, 601st Area Support Medical Company, 44th Medical Brigade, Fort Bragg, NC; Chief Operations Sergeant, 44th medical Brigade, Fort Bragg, NC; Command Surgeon NCOIC, Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal, IL; Medical Operations NCOIC, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, Schofield Barracks, HI; Platoon Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry, Basic Combat Training Brigade, Fort Benning, GA; Senior Drill Sergeant, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry, Basic Combat Training Brigade, Fort Benning, GA; Air Ambulance NCO, 498th Medical Company (AA), 44th Medical Brigade, Fort Benning, GA; Air Ambulance NCO, 377th Medical Company (AA), 56th Medical Battalion, Camp Humphreys, Korea; Flight Medical Aidman, 50th Medical Company (AA), MultiFunctional Medical Brigade, Fort Campbell, KY; Medical Specialist, United States Health Clinic Hohenfels, 67th Combat Support Hospital, Hohenfels, Germany; Medical Specialist, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry, Fort Campbell, KY; Combat Medical Aidman, 8th Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, Camp Stanley, Korea. His deployments includes Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Hurricane Maria Support to Puerto Rico.

SGM Thomas’ military education includes the Flight Medical Aidman’s Course; Airborne School; the Air Assault Course; Drill Sergeant School; Army Combatives Level I and II; Defense Support to Civil Authority Level I and II; Master Resilience Training Course; First Sergeant Course; Battle Staff Course; Emergency Medical Technician Course; all levels of the NCO Professional Development Education System and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 66). SGM Thomas has a Master’s Degree in Emergency Services Management and a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Information Technology from Columbia Southern University.

SGM Thomas’ awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (4th OLC), Army Commendation Medal (5th OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2nd OLC), Meritorious Unit Citation (1OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (9th award), National Defense Service Medal (Bronze Star), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (Bronze Star), Iraqi Campaign Medal (Bronze Star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (6th Award), Humanitarian Service Medal, NATO Medal, Drill Sergeant Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Air Crewmember Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge. He is also a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3).