JoAnn Naumann, the first female command sergeant major in the US Army Special Operations Command, will succeed Michael Weimer as the senior enlisted soldier in the Army.
The US Army Special Operations Command has its first female command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. JoAnn Naumann. She assumed responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. Michael R. Weimer during a ceremony at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Naumann most recently served as the senior enlisted leader for Special Operations Command-Korea and has completed 14 deployments throughout CENTCOM and AFRICOM. She enlisted in the Army in 1996 and has served in several assignments within the special operations community. Weimer is leaving his position as command sergeant major of USASOC to become the 17th sergeant major of the Army in August. During his tenure, Weimer advocated for child development centers, new barracks, and talent management.