MSG Thomas J. (TJ) Trent is currently a student in the Sergeants Major Course Class 73, Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas. Over the last 20 years, he has served in various tactical, operational, and strategic positions at the Battalion, Brigade, Division, and Corps levels. Most recently, he served as the Division G3 Sergeant Major for the 32D Army Air, and Missile Defense Command forward deployed to the CENTCOM AOR. MSG Trent earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and is currently pursuing his Ph.D in Psychology. His research focuses on maximizing human and organizational performance to support the Army’s mission.