24 Years of Active Service
1SG McClelland enlisted in the United States Army in 1992. 1SG McClelland has served in numerous leadership positions (Squad Leader, Section Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant, Operations Sergeant, Small Group Instructor, First Sergeant, Senior Enlisted Advisor and Interim Sergeant Major). 1SG McClelland honorably retired in 2016.
United States Army
1SG McClelland was responsible for the health, welfare, morale, professional development, and training of the unit. Additionally; he was responsible for advising the Commander on all enlisted matters ensuring standards were met and in legal compliance. 1SG McClelland has led and trained over 20,000 Servicemembers in the US Military.
International Society of Logistics
1SG McClelland has deployed to many foreign countries to teach foreign military support soldiers the dynamics of international logistics within military operations worldwide. 1SG McClelland holds a certification as a Demonstrated Senior Logistician at SOLE - The International Society of Logistics and the United States Army Logistics University.
Defense Logistics Agency
Senior Enlisted Advisor
1SG McClelland served as the Senior Enlisted Advisor for DLA Europe & Africa. 1SG McClelland advised the Regional Commander on all enlisted matters for joint servicemembers serving in the US Army, US Navy, US Marines, US Air Force and US Government Contractors who were assigned within the operational region of DLA Europe & Africa.