Command Sgt. Maj. Jeremiah E. Inman hails from North Pole, Alaska. He began his career in the U.S. Army in 1987 after completing infantry basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Inman has served as a rifleman, gunner, team leader, section leader, platoon sergeant and first sergeant. Additionally, he served as a tactical operations noncommissioned officer, brigade tactical department sergeant major, airborne infantry brigade operations sergeant major, squadron command sergeant major, 197th Infantry Brigade command sergeant major, 316th Cavalry Brigade command sergeant major, U.S. Army Infantry School command sergeant major, and Airborne and Special Operations Test Directorate sergeant major. He most recently served as the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk command sergeant major in Fort Polk, Louisiana. He has served in numerous units throughout his career. His previous assignments include the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment in Savannah, Georgia; 5th Battalion, 502nd Berlin Brigade in Berlin, Germany; the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York; the 173d Airborne Brigade Combat Team in Vicenza, Italy; the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany; and both the infantry and armor schools in Fort Benning, Georgia. His combat tours include Operation Just Cause in Panama, Operation Desert Shield, Operation Iraqi Freedom I, Operation Enduring Freedom VI, VIII, and X-XI.
Inman is a graduate of all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System, including the First Sergeant Course, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Course, Airborne School, Ranger School, Air Load Planners Course, Combat Lifesaver Course, Infantry Mortar Leader Course, Military Free Fall Parachutist Course, Pathfinder Course, and Jumpmaster Course. He has also attended the CSM/SGM Legal Course, CSM/SGM Force Management Course, General Officer Senior Commander Course, Executive Leader Course and the Army Strategic Leadership Development Program.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from St. Thomas Aquinas College.
Inman’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (1 oak leaf cluster), Bronze Star Medal (3 oak leaf clusters), Meritorious Service Medal (4 oak leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal (3 oak leaf clusters), Army Achievement Medal (2 oak leaf clusters), Good Conduct Medal (10th award), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal w/Bronze Arrowhead, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 6), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 4), Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal-Kuwait, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation (1 oak leaf cluster), and the Army Superior Unit Award. He has also been awarded the Expert Infantryman Badge; Combat Infantryman Badge (with star); Master Parachutist Badge (with Bronze Star); Pathfinder Badge; Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge; German Schützenschnur Badge; British, Jordanian, German, Korean, Italian and Peruvian Parachutist badges, and Ranger Tab. He is also a recipient of the Order of St. Maurice and St. George.
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