Gen. Peter Pace has selected Command Sgt. Maj. William J. Gainey to serve as the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman beginning Oct 1, 2005. This is a newly created position established to advise the chairman on all matters involving enlisted personnel in a joint environment.
Gainey has more than 30 years of active duty experience including an extensive background in joint operations. He has served in his current billet as the command sergeant major for 3rd Corps and Fort Hood, Texas, since May 9, 2003.
His biography is available at http://www.hood.army.mil/fthood/3Corps/bios/CSM%20Biography.htm .