Command Sergeant Major Julie R. Steward is a native of Castlewood, South Dakota. She joined the Army as a senior in high school Army in 1999. She attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, SC. Her first duty assignment was as a paratrooper with HSC, 313th MI BN, 82nd Airborne Division Fort Bragg, N.C., as a 71L, Administrative Specialist.
Command Sergeant Major Steward’s units of assignment and positions include: Administrative Specialist, HSC, 313th Military Intelligence Battalion, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Personnel Service Sergeant, Combined Task Force-82, Bagram Airbase, Bagram, Afghanistan; Secretary Joint Staff Administrative NCO, United States Southern Command, Miami, FL; Field Recruiter, Dearborn Recruiting Company, Great Lakes Recruiting Battalion, Lansing, MI; Readiness NCO, 1st Personnel Command, Schwetzingen, Germany; Personnel NCOIC, United States Army Europe/V Corps G-1, Campbell Barracks, Germany; R5 Platoon Sergeant and Operations NCO, 22nd Human Resources Company, 593rd Special Troops Battalion, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA; Inbound Operations NCOIC, Theater Gateway Life Support Area, Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait; Battalion S-1 Senior Human Resources Sergeant, 79th Ordnance Battalion (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), Fort Hood, Texas; Operations NCO, Office of the Vice Chief of Staff, Army, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; First Sergeant, USAG-Joint Base Meyer-Henderson-Hall, JBM-HH, VA, and the G-1 SGM at 32D Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Bliss, TX.
Command Sergeant Major Steward has graduated with honors from all Noncommissioned Officer Professional Military Education courses. She has attended the Human Resources Plans and Operations Course, Master Fitness Trainer, Sexual Assault/Harassment Response and Prevention Course, Contracting Officer Representative, Manpower and Force Management, Army Recruiting and Retention, and basic airborne school. Command Sergeant Major Steward holds an Associate’s Degree in General Education from Fayetteville Technical Community College, a Bachelor’s of Science in Liberal Arts and a Masters in Management from Excelsior College. She is credentialed as a Senior Human Resources Professional. In 2015, she was recognized as the Adjutant General Corps Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.
Command Sergeant Major Steward’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal; Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, basic parachutist badge, and Venezuelan Jump Wings.
Command Sergeant Major Steward is married and has three children.