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1st Sgt. Lindsay N. Tramel-Jones

Charlie Branch Chief, NCOA

First Sergeant Lindsay N. Tramel-Jones is a native of Gastonia, North Carolina. She enlisted in the U.S. Army in October 2006 and attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, followed by Advanced Individual Training at Fort Meade, Maryland where she graduated as a Visual Information Operator and Maintainer.

1SG Tramel-Jones has served in every leadership position from Team Leader to Detachment NCOIC. 1SG Tramel-Jones' stateside tours have included Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and Fort Meade, Maryland. She has deployed to Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom).

1SG Tramel-Jones' military education includes the Combat Lifesaver's Course, Basic Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, Master Leader Course, Combatives Level I, Battle Staff, Common Faculty Development- Developer Course, Common Faculty Development Instructor Course, Facilitators Course, Visual Information Management, Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention Course, and the Equal Opportunity Leaders Course. Her civilian education includes a High School Diploma through Ashbrook Senior High School a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications from Johnson C. Smith University, and a Masters of Science in Public Relations from University of Maryland Global Campus.

1SG Tramel-Jones' awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Accommodation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Good Conduct Medal (5th Medal), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (bronze star), Global War on Terror Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, NATO ISAF, Overseas Service Ribbon, Most Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Basic Army Instructor Badge, and Senior Army Instructor Badge.

1SG Tramel-Jones resides at Fort Meade, Maryland with her family.