BIOGRAPHY

Command Sergeant Major Darrell E. Walls serves as the Command Sergeant Major of the 56th Artillery Command, United States Army Europe and Africa. A native of Galax, Virginia, graduated from Midland Valley High School in Langley, SC in August 1994.  He joined the Army in December 1994 as a 13B Cannon Crewmember.

​After completing Advanced Individual Training, he began his military career as a cannon crewmember and section chief in 2-319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg North Carolina.  His next assignments include section chief, gunnery sergeant, and platoon sergeant in 3-7 Field Artillery, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; OC/T at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California; and Operations Sergeant and First Sergeant in 2-320th Field Artillery Regiment.  Command Sergeant Major Walls also completed assignments as the Battalion Command Sergeant Major of 3-320th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Division Artillery Command Sergeant Major of 1AD DIVARTY, Fort Bliss, TX; and Brigade Command Sergeant Major of 5th Armored Brigade, Fort Bliss, Texas. 

Command Sergeant Major Walls has completed four deployments to locations including Iraq and Afghanistan.  He holds a Bachelor of Science from Park University and a MBA from Excelsior College.  Command Sergeant Major Walls' awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Air Assault Badge, Master Parachutist Badge and the Combat Action Badge.  He is a recipient of the Order of Saint Barbara and the Sergeant Audie Murphy Award.

He has been married to Krystal for 14 years.  They have a blended Family with five lovely children.  Breeanna (25), Cassandra (24), Jessika (23), David (21), and Mariah (21).  They also have 3 grandchildren, Sophia (3), Adaline (2), and Samuel (1).

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