Dr. Pamela Wilson
Class of 2012
SERGEANT MAJOR PAMELA A. WILSON entered the Army in March 1985 and attended Basic Training at Fort Dix, NJ and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Monmouth, NJ at the US Army Chaplain Center and School.
SGM Wilson attended the United States Army Sergeants’ Major Academy, Class 52. She won the Military History Award for her paper on the “Battle of Valverde.” She served as 56M Proponent Sergeant Major at Fort Jackson, SC. Her performance resulted in her selection as the first Directorate Sergeant Major for Personnel Proponency for the Army. She deployed to Iraq as senior Chaplain Assistant throughout the theater of Iraq followed by an assignment to USAREUR as the senior Chaplain SGM. SGM Wilson taught at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy as a Sergeants Major Course Instructor. She was later selected by the Commandant to serve as Director of the Spouse Leadership Development Course where she developed a dormant program into a world class program for senior spouses’.
She holds a Bachelors Degree from Chicago State University, a Masters Degree (Cum Laude) from Troy State University and a Ph.D. (Summa Cum Lade) in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in eLearning from Trident University International.
Her awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5-OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2-OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2-OLC), Good Conduct Medal. (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Armed Forces Service
Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (No. 4), Army Service Ribbon (6th Award), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (5th Award), NATO Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award (1) and the aforementioned coveted Military History Award. She is a member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.