Command Sgt. Maj. Wesley W. Stollings was raised in Conroe, Texas. He entered the U.S. Army in 1996 and after completing basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, he graduated Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, Georgia, as a 31F Network Nodal Systems Operator-Maintainer.
CSM Stollings has served in a variety of assignments including the 122nd Signal Battalion, Camp Red Cloud, Republic of Korea; 57th Signal Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; as first sergeant with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, also at Fort Hood; and Office Chief of Signal and 369th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon. His most recent assignment was as operations sergeant major, 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, Fort Hood, before assuming his present position on July 1, 2020.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters, and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Medal.
His military education includes the United States Sergeants Major Academy class of 67, First Sergeant Course, Senior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Warrior Leaders Course, Drill Sergeant School, and Combatives Level 1. He also earned an associate’s degree from Central Texas College and is certified as a nutritionist, personal trainer, and fitness in youth coaching.