Davenport selected as new USAREUR Command Sergeant Major

Jan. 10, 2012

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs

HEIDELBERG, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe Commanding General Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling has named Command Sgt. Maj. David Davenport Sr. as his new senior enlisted advisor.

Davenport is currently assigned as the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, Texas, command sergeant major.

“Command Sgt. Maj. Davenport is going to be a tremendously valuable member of the USAREUR team,” said Hertling. “I’ve seen Dave Davenport in combat, and I’ve seen him over the last four years as the Senior NCO at Fort Bliss.  He is a phenomenal leader and he is an especially terrific role model.”

The Nashville, Tenn. native, who is replacing Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Capel, began his Army career in 1983, enlisting as a cavalry scout. During his career, he’s held enlisted leadership positions at every level of the Army. He has served two previous tours in Germany, with the 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor in Vilseck and the 1st Squadron, 1st U.S. Cavalry in Buedingen.

Davenport is scheduled to assume his new duties as the USAREUR command sergeant major in February.

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