CBRN School Regimental Command Sergeant Major
RCSM Henney M. Hodgkins
Command Sergeant Major Henney M. Hodgkins enlisted in the United States Army in November 1992 and attended One Station Individual Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama. Her military education includes all levels of the Noncommissioned Officers Education System, culminating with the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 59. She is a graduate of the Battle Staff Course, First Sergeants Course, United States Army Drill Sergeant Leader Course, United States Army Drill Sergeant School, Technical Escort, Airborne School, Master Fitness and various other leadership and CBRN courses stateside and abroad. She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development and Management and Leadership from Webster University.
Command Sergeant Major Hodgkins’ previous assignments have included Squad Leader 87th Chemical Company, 2d Armored Calvary Regiment; CBRN NCO B/32nd Signal Battalion, Germany; Chemical Operations NCO, HHC, 32nd Signal Battalion, Germany; Drill Sergeant B/82d Chemical Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Drill Sergeant Leader, MSCoE NCO Academy; Platoon Sergeant, 87th Chemical Company, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment (ACR); First Sergeant, 87th Chemical Company, 2d ACR; First Sergeant, 4th Chemical Company, 2ID, Korea; First Sergeant B/110th Chemical Battalion (TE); Team Sergeant. A/110th Chemical Battalion (TE); First Sergeant, HHC/110th Chemical Battalion (TE); Operations Sergeant, United States Sergeants Major Academy; Command Sergeant Major, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 1CD; Command Sergeant Major, 2D Chemical Battalion; Commander Sergeant Major, United States Army Garrison Yongsan, Korea.
While assigned to the 87th Chemical Company, Command Sergeant Major Hodgkins deployed to Iraq in support of Joint Task Force and 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
While assigned to the 215th Brigade support Battalion, Command Sergeant Major Hodgkins deployed the battalion in support of 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division to Iraq during Operation New Dawn.
Command Sergeant Major Hodgkins’ military awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with four Oak leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with one Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, NCO Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral 4, Overseas Service Ribbon with Numeral 5, Good Conduct Medal with Bronze Clasp six Loop, Army Service Ribbon, Parachuter’s Badge and the Drill Sergeant Identification Badge.
Command Sergeant Major Hodgkins is recognized as a member of the prestigious Sergeant's Audie Murphy Club and is a recipient of the Distinguished Order of the Dragon.