SGM Scott Halling

Senior Army Instructor

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Office Location: Room 090A, ROTC Office

Sergeant Major Scott D. Halling was born in Chicago, IL and was raised in Rogers Park.  He attended Armstrong Elementary School and Sullivan High School. He entered into the U.S. Army in October 03, 1975 and attended his basic training and advance individual training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.  He served 28 years and retired from active duty in 2003.  He has been the Senior Army Instructor of the Army JROTC program here at Lake View High School for the past 15 school years. He has been married to Michelle Halling for 29 years and they have 2 daughters, Jean 32 and Anne 24. 

Year Started: 2003

Degrees: Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration, from Excelsior College, Albany, NY.;Associate of Science Degree from William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL

Awards: His decorations include: The Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (w/2 BOL), Army Commendation Medal (w/4 BOL), Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal (w/2 SK), National Defense Service Medal (SBS), GWOT Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (w/SHG), Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon (w/B4), Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Ribbon, Army Reserve Overseas Training Ribbon, Master Parachutist Badge, Special Forces Tab, Expert Marksmanship Badge (Rifle), Army Recruiter Identification Badge (w/2 GS), Career Counselor Identification Badge.;Sergeant Major Halling’s Military Schools include: Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, and the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. His other military schools include Airborne School, Jumpmaster School, Battle Staff Course and the Special Forces Qualification Course, Army Recruiter Course, Career Counselor Course.