Provost Senior Enlisted Leader
Sergeant Major David A. Scott, Jr
Sergeant Major David A. Scott, Jr. is a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan; he enlisted in the United States Army in June 1998 as a cryptologic linguist. He attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, the Modern Standard Arabic Basic Course at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, and completed follow-on training at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas.
Sergeant Major Scott has served in every leadership position from Team Leader to Battalion Command Sergeant Major. His stateside assignments include 103rd Military Intelligence Battalion at Fort Stewart, Georgia; Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas; 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade at Fort Hood, Texas; 704th Military Intelligence Brigade at Fort Meade, Maryland; Operations Group at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California; 470th Military Intelligence Brigade at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas; and DLIFLC at the Presidio of Monterey, California. He deployed in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom in Iraq and Afghanistan. He also deployed in support of the Multinational Force and Observers in Sinai, Egypt.
Sergeant Major Scott’s military education includes the Basic, Advanced, and Senior Leader Courses, Sergeants Major Resident Course Class 71 at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Basic and Small Group Instructor Training Courses, National Training Center Observer/Coach/Trainer Academy, and Digital Intelligence Systems Master Gunner Course. Sergeant Major Scott earned an Associate of Applied Science in Intelligence Operations Studies from Cochise College, an Associate of Arts in Arabic from DLIFLC, and a Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Workforce Development from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
Sergeant Major Scott’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2nd award), Meritorious Service Medal (5th award), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3rd award), Army Achievement Medal (2nd award); Good Conduct Medal (7th award), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 stars), Iraq Campaign Medal (2 stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (5th award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd award), NATO Medal, Multinational Force and Observers Medal, and Driver Badge (W, S). Sergeant Major Scott is also a recipient of the Military Intelligence Corps Association Knowlton Award.
Sergeant Major Scott is married and has three children.