SGM Matthew Quick

SGM Matthew Quick

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  • PFC Mar 94
  • LCpl Nov 94
  • Cpl Jul 95
  • SGT Feb 99
  • SSG Jul 02
  • SFC Jan 06
  • MSG Mar 10
  • SGM Jun 14


15+ years experience as an Active Army Career Counselor (79S) and have been very fortunate to have strong leaders and mentors throughout my career which empowered me to become successful. I enjoy paying my experiences and knowledge forward to assist any Soldier willing to work hard to become successful. I enjoy serving as a Command Career Counselor (Retention SGM) in our Army!

Military Experiences

Jan 2016 - Present
Command Career Counselor
Serves as the principal leader, senior manager, policy administrator, and expert technical advisor on all aspects of the Army Retention Program for US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), the Army's largest four-star command. Formulates, directs and, oversees the training/development for 3 geographically dispersed corps, 9 divisions, and 8 direct reporting unit retention programs.
Sep 2003 - Dec 2018
Founder/Director, was created and is maintained to update and educate active Army Soldiers and leaders on the Army's active component retention program. and its social media fa
Aug 2013 - Jun 2014
A Co
The Army’s culminating enlisted Professional Military Education (PME) institution is the Sergeants Major Course. This course provides tools to develop critical reasoning, creative thinking and decision-making skills. Soldiers are provided an education that teaches them to enhance their character, self-expression, and strengthen teamwork abilities. The course assists in the development of logical, practical and original reasoning abilities necessary for problem solving.


(2 years, 3 months)
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM - Battalion Career Counselor for 1st & 3rd Battalions, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade (Camp Taji)
Oct 1998 - Apr 1999
Bosnia and Herzegovina
OPERATION JOINT FORGE - Executive Administrative Assistant for Commander, Stabilization Force (COMSFOR), Generals Shinseki & Meigs
Jun 1996 - Dec 1996
MSSG-24 (Marine Corps)

Military Credentials

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Jun 2017

Tactical Strength and Conditioning (TSAC) Facilitator

Jul 2013

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees