CSM Zoker enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Field Artilleryman on 1 September 1998. He completed Basic and Advance Individual Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialist (MOS) of 13B.
1998-2000: 3-18th FA, Fort Sill, OK: Cannoneer Crew Member
2000-2008: 2-319TH AFAR, 82D Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC: Gunner, Ammunition Team Chief, Howitzer Section Chief, Gunnery Sergeant and Chief of Firing Battery
2008-2011: Creighton University Army ROTC Omaha, NE: Military Science Instructor and Senior Military Science Instructor
2011-2013: 2-377TH PFAR, JBER, AK: Battery First Sergeant
2013-2015: 1BCT, 82D Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC: Fires Cell Operations Sergeant
2015- 2016: Fort Bliss, TX: Student at the NCO Leadership Center of Excellence (Class #66)
2016 - 2018: Battalion Command Sergeant Major for 2-18 FA BN, 75th FA BDE Ft. Sill, OK
2018 - Present: BDE CSM for the 41st Field Artillery Brigade, Grafenwoehr, Germany
2016-2017: Rotation to the Republic of Korea
Military Schools Attended
CSM DEV PGM (FO-BDE), BDE PRE CMD/CSM SGM, CSM DEV PGM (FO-BN), BN PRE-CMD/CMD SGM, The NCO Leadership Center of Excellence (USASMA Class #66), Master Resilience Training Course, Cold Weather Orientation Course (CWOC), EO Leader Course, Instructor Training Course, All levels of NCOPDS, Artillery School (Master Gunner), Air Assault, Hygiene/Sanitation, Airborne School, 82ND ABN DIV Advance ABN School (Jumpmaster) and Basic Training.
Decorations and Badges
Brown star medal (2nd award), Meritorious Service Medal (4th award), Army Commendation Medal (4th award), Army Achievement Medal (9th award), Good Conduct Medal (6th award), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 Bronze Campaign Star), GWOT Expeditionary Ribbon, GWOT Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Service Medal, Master Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drivers Badge, German, Canadian and Egyptian Parachutist Badge, member of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club and member of the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara.
Bachelor degree: Organizational Management from Ashford University
Masters: Organizational Management (Leadership) Ashford University