SGM Alalim M. Ahmand.

Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2), Warrior Care and Transition (WCT)

SGM Thomas C. Abbott Sr.Sergeant Major Alalim M. Ahmand was born in New York, New York in 1976 and raised in the Bronx. He moved to Baltimore his senior year in High School, graduating from Woodlawn Senior High School June, 1994. SGM Ahmand entered Army Basic Training and Advance Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Benning, GA in April 1995 and graduated with the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) of 11B, Infantryman. SGM Ahmand also held the MOS of 42A, Human Resources Specialist and currently holds the MOS of 25B, Information Technology Specialist.

SGM Ahmand assignments include: Rifleman, E Co, 3rd US Army Infantry, The Old Guard (TOG), Fort Meyer, VA; Human Resources Specialist, USAMRIID, Fort Detrick, MD; Human Resources NCOIC, 21st Chemical Company (ABN), 82D ABN DIV, Fort Bragg, NC; Platoon Sergeant and G1 Human Resource Manager, INSCOM, Fort Belvoir, VA; Readiness NCO, Information Systems Chief, Battalion S6 NCOIC, First Sergeant, Future Operations NCOIC, Current Operations and Information Technology Manager, USAOMS, Washington, DC; Company SGM, GSB, 1st CIG(ABN), Alexandria, VA.

SGM Ahmand military and civilian education include: Basic Leader Course (WLC); the Advanced Leader Course (ALC); the Senior Leader Course; the Sergeant Majors Course (SMC); Combat Lifesaver Course; Survival, Escape, Resist, Evade (SERE); Basic Airborne Course, Jumpmaster, Master Jumpmaster Course; the Battlestaff Operations Course; Instructor Training Course. SGM Ahmand obtained his Bachelors of Sciences in Computer Studies in 2013 from Strayer University. He has multiple IT certifications.

SGM Ahmand awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Iraq Campaign Medal (CS), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (CS),Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Valorous Unit Award, Master Parachutist Badge, German Parachutist Badge (silver), Italian Parachutist Badge, and Netherland Parachutist Badge.