Michele S. Jones was the first woman in the United States Army Reserve to reach the position of command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Reserve. She was the first female non-commissioned officer to serve in the highest enlisted position of a component of the U.S. Army, active or reserve, and was at one time the highest-ranking African-American female enlisted person in any branch of the United States military, as well as the highest-ranking enlisted African American in the Army Reserve.
Army Lt. Col. Albert E. Smart Died May 28, 2005 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 41, of San Antonio; assigned to the 321st Civil Affairs Brigade, U.S. Army Reserve, San Antonio; died May 28 of a non-combat-related illness in Doha, Qatar.
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Army Staff Sgt. Patrick O. Barlow Died October 18, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 42, of Greensboro, N.C.; assigned to 50th Engineer Company, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; died Oct. 18 in San Antonio from a non-combat-related medical condition.