1SG DeyShuan Shepherd

1SG DeyShuan Shepherd

Dates of Service: Jan 1996 - Jan 2016
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  • PVT
  • PV2
  • PFC Jan 96
  • SPC Mar 98
  • SGT Aug 99
  • SSG Jun 01
  • SFC Oct 06
  • 1SG Feb 12

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My name is DeyShuan Shepherd and I retired January 2016. I served in the US ARMY for 20 years, 28 days. I am originally from Inglewood, CA but I was raised in Mobile and Jackson, Alabama. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business.

Military Experiences

May 2014 - Oct 2014
HQ & A Co
S3 Operations NCOIC
Serves as the Operations NCOIC for a Signal Battalion comprised of over 752 Soldiers and Civilian personnel; responsible for advising the Operations OIC, Commander and CSM on the training execution of 2200 Signal Corps Officers, Warrant Officers, Enlisted Soldiers and Civilians; assists the OIC in developing orders and procedures to plan and execute the training for 12 Signal courses; manages the Battalion Field Training Exercise (FTX) in support of the Signal Basic Officer Leaders Course (SBOLC); provides supervision and mentorship to two Officers and five NCOs
Jul 2013 - Mar 2014
Serves as the NCOIC managing the planning, coordinating, and developing training essential to the fielding of all new strategic and tactical network communications systems throughout the U.S. Armed Forces; reviews all System Training Plans (STRAP) for new technology; reviews training documents related to the Requirements and Acquisition Process; influences all of the training of Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers in the force; manages the administrative and logistical support of seven Senior NCOs, six GS employees, and two contractors.
Nov 2012 - Jul 2013
B Co
First Sergeant (TRADOC)
First Sergeant of an Advanced Initial Entry Training Signal Company responsible for transforming volunteers into motivated, disciplined and physically fit Soldiers; responsible for the training, mentorship and professional development of 9 AIT Platoon Sergeants, 4 squad leaders, 2 Operations NCOs and over 1100 Military Occupational Specialty-Initial (MOS-I) Signal Warriors annually; principal enlisted advisor to the Commander on all matters; plans, supervises, evaluates and reinforces Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills (WTBD), physically readiness training and Army Values Training.
Feb 2012 - Nov 2012
C Co
First Sergeant (FORSCOM)
First Sergeant of a Heavy Signal Company; responsible for training, preparing, and maintaining a unit that deploys worldwide in support the Global War on Terrorism; responsible for providing C2 support to CENTCOM, NETCOM, CFLCC, and other contingency communications requirements; responsible for developing training, maintenance, leader/ Soldier development, and family member support programs; responsible for accountability, training, mentoring, and welfare of a unit consisting of 147 Soldiers, equipped with 65 wheeled vehicles, 21 generators, and 26 communication assemblages.


(2 years, 4 months)
Dec 2008 - Nov 2009
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
G6 Advisor to the 9th Iraqi Army Division(Armored)G6
Mar 2001 - Sep 2001
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Team Chief of and Small Extension Node and later the Unit Supply Sergeant.
Jul 1999 - Mar 2000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Network Controller of the MSE Network for 10 Signal Battalion and MND- North

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Dec 2012

IET Commanders' and First Sergeants' Course

Jul 2012

Fort Gordon Commanders' and First Sergeants' Course

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Jun 2014

Functional Recovery Program (Neurology TBI- DDEAMC)

Apr 2014

Intensive Outpatient Program (IMPC- DDEAMC)

Jul 2012

Equal Opportunity Senior Leaders Course

Security Clearance

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2017 - 2018

Strayer University Jack Welch Management Institute

MBA, Business Management

2010 - 2016

Strayer University

Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration- Management

Personal Information

Basketball through hoop BasketballClergyC92a59d8 FamilyFootball FootballKappa lambda chi military fraternitySignal corps regimental association (scra)