Sergeant Major James Stillman
Battalion Sergeant Major, 502nd Military Police Battalion (CID)
SGM James Stillman proudly hails from Sterling, OK.
SGM Stillman entered the US Army in May 1987 and attended One Station Unit Training for Military Police at Fort McClellan, AL. In 1998, he applied for and was accepted to the CID Special Agent program. Throughout his military career, SGM Stillman has served in a variety of duty positions including Patrolman, MP Team Leader, Military Police Investigator, CID Investigator, Detachment Sergeant, Personal Security Officer, First Sergeant, Operations Sergeant Major, and Battalion Sergeant Major.
SGM Stillman’s stateside assignments include the Oklahoma National Guard, Fort Stewart, GA; Fort Sill, OK; Fort Meade, MD; Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA; and Fort Campbell, KY. His overseas assignments and deployments include Johnston Atoll; Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Mons Belgium; Kaiserslautern, Germany; Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom.
SGM Stillman’s military education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course; Advance Leader Course; Senior Leader Course; First Sergeant Course; US Army Sergeants Majors Academy, Nonresident Course Class #39; Protective Service Training Course; Military Police Investigators Course, Basic Special Agent Course; Crisis and Hostage Negotiations Course; Child Abuse Prevention and Investigations Course; Advance Crime Scene Investigative Techniques, Heckler and Koch MP5 Operator and Instructor, Anti Terrorism and Counter Vehicle Ambush, and Family Advocacy Staff Training Courses. SGM Stillman earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Cameron University and has completed 32 hours of graduate studies towards a Masters Degree in Communication from The University of Oklahoma.
SGM Stillman’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (oak leaf cluster), the Army Commendation Medal (oak leaf cluster), the Army Achievement Medal (2 oak leaf clusters), the Army Good Conduct Medal (6th award), the National Defense Service Medal (Bronze Star), the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon (Numeric 3), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeric 2), and NATO Kosovo Ribbon.