SGM Ekondua C. Amoke
Depot Sergeant Major
SGM Ekondua C. Amoke was born in Cross River State, Nigeria. He enlisted in the Army in April 1997, completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
He was assigned to the 4214 U.S. Army Reserve Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland in 1998 and with the activation of the first multi-component (AC/AGR/TPU) Hospital under the 99th RSC in October 1999, he became a member of the 48th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Meade, Maryland. He became an Information Systems Analyst (74B) in 2004 and was reassigned to Charlie Company, 324th Signal Battalion in March of 2005 after completion of MOS school at the Army Signal Center, Fort Gordon, GA. In June 2005, he was again reassigned to the 335th Signal Command (Theater), East Point, GA. In August 2017, he joined the 429th Multifunctional Medical Battalion in Savannah, GA.
He has served in various positions including the Southwest Asia (SWA) Theater Network Operations Support Center, Enterprise Services Division NCOIC, as SWA CAC PKI NCOIC, as G35 Enterprise Services, and Project NCO for ISAF Headquarters' Technical Control Facility expansion and upgrade in Afghanistan. He also served as First Sergeant, Charlie Company, 4/399th REGT, 3rd BDE, 104th TRN DIV as well as the First Sergeant for HHC, 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional), Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. He served as the G6 NCOIC, Ministry of Interior-Military Assistance Group (MOI-MAG), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. While serving as the Command Sergeant Major, 429th Multifunctional Medical Battalion in Savannah, GA, he deployed as the Command Sergeant Major, Task Force 8th Medical Brigade in support of Operations Spartan Shield, Freedom’s Sentinel and Inherent Resolve and stationed at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar. He is currently serving as the Depot Sergeant Major, Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, PA.
SGM Amoke’s awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, Army Reserve Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4th award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd award), Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device, and the NATO Medal (ISAF)
SGM Amoke is married to Gizela Amoke and they have two daughters, Aaliyah and Alysha.