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First Sergeant Michael Wiltz took over as Detachment Sergeant for Detachment 6, EUCOM JAC on February 21, 2013. 1SG Wiltz has held a variety of leadership positions throughout his career ranging from Team Sergeant to First Sergeant.
As First Sergeant for an Intelligence Unit, Wiltz serves as the personal adviser to the Commander on all enlisted-related matters, particularly in areas affecting Soldier training.
He devotes the majority of his time training, mentoring, counseling, and sponsoring Soldiers and their families. Wiltz also oversees the daily operations of Human Intelligence, Counter Intelligence, and Signal Intelligence Teams within the company while deployed to a theater of operation.
Wiltz is currently assisting partner nations in Africa in our combined efforts to counter terrorism.
Wiltz was born in Los Angeles, California and also entered the Army there in January 1980. He attended initial training at Fort Dix, New Jersey and graduated as a Rotary Wing Repairman at Fort Eustis, Virginia.
Wiltz continued his military education by obtaining additional skills in Aviation, Infantry, Intelligence, Medical, and Transportation Corps giving him nine military occupational skills (MOS). He has served in the 3d Infantry Division, VXIII (18th) Airborne, 10th Special Forces, 7th Transportation Group, Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC), Joint Task Force-Six, U.S. Army Cadet Command, and the Military Intelligence Readiness Command.
Wiltz’s military and civilian education includes all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System, First Sergeant Course, Avionics Equipment Repairer Depot Maintenance Course, Technical Intelligence Analyst Course, Drug Enforcement Administration Course, Senior Reserve Officer Training Instructor Course, Senior Logistics Traffic Management Coordinator Course, Joint Special Operations Intelligence Course, Tactical Combat Tracker Course, Human Intelligence Collection Course, Reid Course on Interviewing and Interrogation, Department of Defense Military Source Handlers Course, Battlefield Forensics Course, and Africa Areas Studies Course.
He is pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Endicott College, Beverly Massachusetts.
Wiltz’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, and Meritorious Service Medal. Additional awards include the following: Army Commendation Medal (4th Award), Army Achievement Medal (7th Award), Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (7th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device (4th Award), Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (3rd Award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd Award), Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon (2nd Award), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait), Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation (3rd Award), Combat Action Badge, Basic Aviation Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver-Wheeled Vehicles Clasp.
The Black History Month Breakfast will be held on Thursday March 3, 2016 at the Boston Colonnade Hotel from 8:30 am to 11:00 am.
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