Depot Sergeant Major Jorey Riley
Sergeant Major Jorey Riley was raised in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. He is a 1984 graduate of James Buchanan High School. He entered the Army on July 7, 1984.
Sergeant Major Riley’s previous assignments include: 1st Battalion 21st Infantry (THE GIMLETS),
Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; 3rd Battalion 7th Infantry, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Airspace Coordinator, Fort Pickett, Virginia and Maneuver Training Center, Fort Pickett, VA. His most recent major assignments were 29th ID, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Joint IED Defeat Organization (COIC), Washington, DC and Ministry of Defense, ISAF HQs, Kabul, Afghanistan and he served as the First Army Division East Operations Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major Riley’s awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2nd
Award); Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award); Joint Achievement Medal; Army Commendation Medal (4th Award); Army Achievement Medal; Joint Meritorious Unit Award; National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award); Army Good Conduct Medal (4th Award); Southwest Asia Service Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Kuwait Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait); Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (w/ numeral 4); Ranger Tab; Combat Infantryman badge; Expert Infantryman Badge; Parachutist Badge and Air Assault badge.
Sergeant Major Riley’s military schools and education consist of the Primary Leadership Development Course; Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course; Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course; United States Army Sergeant’s Major Academy; Battle Focused Training (ITC); U.S. Army Sniper School, and U.S. Army Ranger School.