Master Sergeant James P. Walkowski assumed the duties as the Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Army Field Support Battalion - Kuwait in July 2019. He joined the U.S. Army on January 25, 1989, completing Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He completed Basic Airborne School September of 1989 and reported HHC, 30th Engineer BN. Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
MSG Walkowski PCS’d to 1 st BN Patriot 7th Air Defense Artillery Kaiserslautern, Germany. He left Active duty on March 31, 1996 and was transferred to the U.S. Army Reserve. Other assignments include USAR Sustainment Command Detachment 4, Detachment NCOIC; US Army Support Command 1st Army, Operations NCO; US Army Support Command 1st Army, Detachment NCOIC; 855th Quartermaster Company, First Sergeant.
MSG Walkowski’s deployments included 855th Quartermaster Company, Iraq, First Sergeant then Platoon Sergeant; 5th BN Patriot, 7th ADA, Kuwait, TF Panther, Motor Sergeant and 30th Engineer BN. Kuwait/ Iraq, DS/DS, Mechanic.
His education includes SHARP Academy; Army Basic Instructors Course; Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training; Digital Training Management System; Observer/ Controller Trainer Course; First Sergeant Course.
MSG Walkowski’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5th award), Army Achievement Medal (5th award), Army Good Conduct Medal (2nd Award), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (2nd award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Global War on Terrorism, Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal w/ Campaign Star, Non Commissioned Officer Development Ribbon (2nd award), Army service Ribbon, Oversea Service Ribbon (3rd award), Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ M device & 10-Year Device Bronze, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait) Parachutist Badge, Combat Action Badge, Driver and Mechanics Badge w/ Driver Wheeled Vehicle 7 Mechanic Clasp.
MSG Walkowski is married and they have 3 children.