After Operation Desert Shield & Desert Storm, Command Sergeant Major Harold F. Shrewsberry became the Commandant of the NCO Academy at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

He had had six years of experience as a CSM and eight years as a First Sergeant and had combat assignments in Vietnam, the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Korea and Operation Desert Storm.

He was the CSM of VII Corps Artillery, joining the Corps Artillery in Southwest Asia during Desert Storm in January of 1991 and deploying the unit back to Germany.

Other CSM experience was as Community CSM of Ansbach, Germany (1st Armored Division); CSM of the 7th Infantry Division (Light) Artillery, Fort Ord, California, helping to deploy the unit to Operation Just Cause and serving as Division (Rear) CSM; and CSM of the 2d Battalion, 8th Field Artillery, also in the 7th Infantry Division.