Command Sgt. Maj. Justin S. Hanley Sr.

Command Sergeant Major, 30th Signal Battalion-Hawaii


CSM Justin S. Hanley Sr.

Command Sergeant Major Justin S. Hanley Sr., a native of New Haven, NY, enlisted in the US Army in October 1995 as a Multichannel Transmissions Systems Operator/Maintainer and later reclassified to serve as a Satellite Communications Systems Operator/Maintainer.

CSM Hanley has served in various leadership positions throughout his career, from Team Chief to Detachment Sergeant.

His stateside assignments include Fort Hood, Texas, Fort Gordon, Georgia, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Additionally, CSM Hanley has served overseas in Korea and Germany. Most recently, CSM Hanley served as the Operations Sergeant Major for the 307th ESB in Hawaii. He has deployed twice to Iraq in support of combat operations and numerous times in support of contingency operations globally.

CSM Hanley’s military education includes the US Army Special Technical Operations Planners Course, Master Resiliency Trainer Course, Advanced Satellite Communications Course, SATCOM Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Interference Course, and Space 200. Additionally, he has graduated from all levels of NCOES through the United States Army Sergeants Major Course (Class 70 #leadthechange). CSM Hanley has earned his Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Excelsior College and is currently pursuing a MBA from Regents University.

His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (4), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (6), Army Achievement Medal (4), Iraq Campaign Medal (w/2 campaign stars), the Bronze Order of Mercury, and the US Army Senior Space Badge. CSM Hanley is also a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.

CSM Hanley is married and has four children.