“Soldiers do what they are told to do. It’s leadership that’s the key. Young men and women join the Army; if they’re with competent, conﬁdent, capable leaders they turn into good soldiers.”
Sergeant Major of the Army Robert E. Hall (1947 to Present)
Robert E. Hall is a retired United States Army soldier who served as the eleventh Sergeant Major of the Army from 21 October 1997 to 23 June 2000.
His experience and expertise distinguished him as the 1979 Army Drill Sergeant of the Year and selection and induction into the prestigious Sergeant Morales Club and the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.