Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, chief Army Reserve, has selected Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Schultz as the 11th command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Reserve. Schultz is currently the command sergeant major of the 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) based in Orlando, Fla.
As the Army Reserve’s top noncommissioned officer, he will represent the interests of more than 150,000 enlisted soldiers and serve as Stultz’s chief adviser on all enlisted matters.
"I selected Command Sergeant Major Schultz because I knew he was the right choice to be the command sergeant major for the Army Reserve. He brings a wealth of experience, education, leadership ability as well as the spirit of a combat-tested warrior which will help keep our organization and soldiers ready and Army Strong," Stultz said.
A native of Chicago, Ill., Schultz has served in numerous staff and leadership positions of increased responsibility in the Army Reserve.
He has also deployed three times in support of the Global War on Terror, serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait.
When not on military duty, Schultz works for the Tampa Police Department. He has served in a variety of positions, from SWAT member to being on a community police unit.
Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Schultz
In addition, he is completing a doctor of philosophy degree in education with a concentration in organizational leadership.
Schultz replaces Command Sgt. Maj. Leon Caffie, who has served since Aug. 29, 2006, and retired Jan. 22.
Schultz will be installed at a ceremony in the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes on Feb. 11.
As the senior enlisted adviser to the chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, Schultz will have great influence and visibility across the Army Reserve.