Senior Military Science Instructor
MSG Michael A. Wamsley is from Simpsonville, S.C. He enlisted in the Army on 15 August 2000, completing Initial and advanced training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and earning the MOS 13M (Multiple Launch Rocket System Crewmember).
MSG Wamsley’s assignments include MLRS Ammo Specialist, B Battery, 1-77FA, Fort Sill, OK, (Kuwait); Driver, HHB 75th FA BDE, Fort Sill, OK (IRAQ); Ammunition Chief, B Battery, 1-77FA, Fort Sill, OK; Squad Leader, B Battery, 1-77 FA, Fort Sill, Ok (IRAQ); Launcher Section Chief, B Battery 1-77 FA, Fort Sill, OK; Recruiter, Columbia Recruiting BN, Columbia, South Carolina; Platoon Sergeant, B Battery, 1-38 FA, Camp Casey, South Korea; Operations Sergeant/Protocol NCOIC, HSC, HHB 8th Army, Yongsan, South Korea; 1SG, C Tab, 26th FA, Fort Sill, OK; 1SG, A Battery, 3-13 FA, Fort Sill, OK (Korea Rotation); 1SG, B Battery, 1-14 FA (HIMARS), Fort Sill, OK (UAE/AFGHANISTAN); 1SG, HHB, 2-4 FA, Fort Sill, OK; Currently serving as a Senior Military Science Instructor and Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.
MSG Wamsley’s military education includes BLC, ALC, SLC, Army Retention Course, Battle Staff, AIT Platoon Sergeant School, Master Resilience School. His civilian education includes a High School Diploma from Hillcrest High School and is currently working on his Bachelor’s in Military Leadership.
MSG Wamsley’s awards and decorations are Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (OLC), Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 CS), Iraqi Campaign Medal (1 CS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCOPD Ribbon (Numeral 3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (numeral 5), NATO Medal (ISAF), Recruiting Badge (3GS), Driver-W Combat Action Badge.
MSG Wamsley is married to Crystal Wamsley and has eight children.