Command Sgt. Maj. Emmanuel A. Bryant is a native of Gulfport, Mississippi. He enlisted in the United States Army August 20, 1997. After graduating from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, he attended Advanced Individual Training at Fort Gordon, Georgia as a Radio and Communications Security Repairer (94E).
His previous duty assignments include; Yong San, Korea, Fort Hood, Texas, Jackson Recruiting Battalion, with duty as a Recruiter in Gulfport, Mississippi, Montgomery Recruiting Battalion, with duty as Station Commander in Troy and Dothan, Alabama, Mid Atlantic Recruiting Battalion with duty as the Center Commander in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and First Sergeant in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Seattle Recruiting Battalion with duty as the Senior Master Trainer, First Sergeant in Olympia, Washington and Operations Sergeant Major, Montgomery Recruiting Battalion with duty as Operations Sergeant Major, Command Sergeant Major of the Unites States Army Accessions Mission Support Battalion at Fort Knox, Kentucky. His most recent assignment was USAREC G-3 Sergeant Major.
Bryant’s military schools include; Sergeant Major Non-Resident Course Class 45, Recruiting Company Commander/First Sergeant Course, Unit Training Manager Course, Senior Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Basic Leader course, Unit Prevention Leader Course, Master Fitness Trainer Course, Army Recruiter Course, Station Commander Course, and the Equal Opportunity Leader Course.
Bryant earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Saint Leo University in 2007 and a master’s degree in business administration from Troy University in 2014.
His awards and decorations include; the Meritorious Service Medal with 3 oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Good Conduct Medal 8th Award, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Development Ribbon (5), and the Overseas Service Ribbon. He has also earned the U.S. Army Gold Recruiting Badge, the Recruiting Ring, and the Glen E. Morrell Award for Recruiting Excellence.