CW5 Sheryl Dickinson

CW5 Sheryl Dickinson

State Command Chief Warrant Officer
Photo of State Command Chief Warrant Officer CW5 Sheryl Dickinson

CW5 Sheryl Dickinson enlisted in the United States Army Reserve in 1988, where she served as a Unit Supply Specialist with the 403rd Combat Support Hospital.  As a Specialist 4, she deployed with this unit to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm as the acting Supply Sergeant.  Upon her return from Operation Desert Storm in 1991, she transferred to the Arizona Army National Guard where she served as a Supply Specialist with the 167th Quartermaster Company until selected for a Title 32 Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position as the Unit Administrator/Supply Sergeant with the Support Brigade Troop Command.  As an AGR soldier, she also served as the Supply Sergeant for the Arizona Military Academy, now the 215th Regional Training Institute.  In 1996, she resigned from the AGR program to begin her pursuit of a Warrant Officer career and served as the Supply Sergeant for the Training Site Support Branch.  She received her Warrant Officer appointment in 1998 through the Warrant Officer Candidate School at Fort Rucker, Alabama.  She initially classified as a Property Accounting Technician and reclassified as an Information Systems Technician in 2004 at Fort Gordon, Georgia.  As a Signal Warrant Officer, she has served in a variety of positions within Joint Force Headquarters including Information Systems Technician on the Computer Network Defense Team and Information Assurance Branch Chief within the G6, and most recently as the Senior Information Services Officer for Joint Task Force - Arizona.  CW5 Dickinson was a member of the U.S. National Pistol Team 1982 - 2000, the Army Reserve International Pistol Team 1988 - 1991, and the National Guard International Pistol Team 1991 - 2000, serving as the team Officer in Charge 1998 - 2000.  CW5 Dickinson earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Denver, a Master of Arts from the University of Phoenix, and holds a certification in Cyber Security Leadership (GSLC).