SGM Allen D. Clifton
Deputy Chief of Staff Personnel G–1 SGM
SGM Clifton, born in Perryville, Missouri, joined the United States Army as a PV1 in January 1980. SGM Clifton's military education includes: Primary Noncommissioned Officer Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Recruiting Management, First Sergeant Course, Combat Life Savers Course, Command Sergeant Major/Sergeant Major Force Management Course, and United States Army Sergeants Major Non-Resident Course.
SGM Clifton's previous assignments include:; Company A, 1/3 US Infantry (TOG), Fort McNair, DC; Recruiting Battalion, Detroit, MI; Company C, 2/47 Infantry, Fort Lewis, WA; Company D, 1/5 Infantry, Korea; Company C, 4/23 Infantry, Fort Lewis, WA; 825 Adjutant General Replacement Company, Marion, IL; 1st United States Army Garrison, Fort Benning, GA; 347th Replacement, Fort Benning, GA; Company A, United States Army Installation Command, Fort Benning, GA; United States Army Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston, TX; Human Resources Command, Alexandria, VA; The Adjutant General Directorate , Alexandria, VA; Human Resources Command Reserve Component Cell, Alexandria, VA; J-1Multi-National Forces-Iraq; and Human Resources Command CSM/SGM Branch, Alexandria, VA; Forces Command G-1 Sergeant Major, Fort Bragg, NC.
SGM Clifton's awards/decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Recruiter Badge Silver, Expert Infantryman Badge, and the Driver's/Mechanic's Badge.
SGM Clifton currently serves as the Army G1 Sergeant Major.
SGM Clifton is single with no children.