US Army Quartermaster Foundation
Fort Lee, Virginia


Command Sergeant Major
Don E. Wells
Quartermaster Hall of Fame
2009

Command Sergeant Major Wells entered the United States Army in September 1974 at Fort Dix, New Jersey where he completed basic combat training.  Command Sergeant Major Wells attended advanced individual training as an (92A) Automated Logistics Specialist at Fort Lee, Virginia .  

Command Sergeant Major Wells has served in a variety of duty positions including Unit Armorer, Platoon Sergeant, Supply Sergeant, S-4 NCOIC, Senior Instructor/Writer, NCOIC for Criminal Investigation Department, Logistical Division, NCOIC for Support Operation, Directorate Sergeant Major for the Army National Guard Logistical Department, Battalion Sergeant Major, Brigade Sergeant Major, Commandant of the Quartermaster NCO Academy.  

His assignments include Company A, 5th Battalion, Fort Knox, Kentucky; 2/92d Field Artillery Battalion, Giessen, Germany; Region Personnel Center Company, Giessen, Germany; HHC, 4th Battalion, Fort Lee, Virginia; HQs, 2d Region CID,  Seckheim, Germany; 503d Transportation Company, Heidelberg, Germany; 649th Engineer Battalion, Schweinfurt, Germany; HHC, 3d Army, Fort McPherson, Georgia; 200th QM Company, Fort Drum, New York; Company A, United States Sergeant Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas; HHC, 503d Forward Support Battalion, Republic of Korea; National Guard Bureau, Pentagon, Washington, DC; HHC, 123d Main Support Battalion, Dexheim, Germany (Bosnia); HHC, 266th QM Battalion Sergeant Major, Fort Lee, Virginia; Quartermaster NCO Academy Commandant, Fort Lee, Virginia.  

Command Sergeant Major Wells served as the Quartermaster Regimental Command Sergeant Major as well as the Commandant of the Quartermaster NCO Academy Fort Lee, Virginia.  As Regimental Command Sergeant Major and NCO Academy Commandant, Command Sergeant Wells worked tirelessly to promote standards of excellence in enlisted training and laid a solid foundation for growth and development for the Quartermaster Corps.   

His awards and decorations include:  the Meritorious Service Medal (2OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (6OLC), the Good Conduct Medal (9 awards), the Southwest Asia Service medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Development Ribbon (#4), the Army Staff Badge, and the Order of Saint Martin, 

Command Sergeant Major Wells has a degree in Liberal Arts from City of Chicago College.  His military education includes Sergeant Major Academy, Class 41, 1996; Standard Property Book Systems, 1995; Senior Supply Course, 1986; Noncommissioned Officer Logistics Course, 1984; and the Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, 1983.

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