CSM Elvin Nuells » Biography


Command Sergeant Major (Retired) Elvin J. Nuells is a graduate of Excelsior College where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Science.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Webster University and is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (Class 66). 

Command Sergeant Major Nuells has served in many positions during his Army career. He received his Basic Training at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma and Advanced Individual Training as an Administration Specialist at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina.  He served as Post Master (COPE) at Camp Red Cloud, Korea.  Command Sergeant Major Nuells also served in many different positions at New Orleans Military Entrance Processing Station to include Testing NCOIC, Travel NCOIC and Operations NCOIC. Command Sergeant Major Nuells change is Military Occupational Specialty to Recruiter. He mastered his recruiting skill sets for nine years throughout rural and metropolitan areas within the San Antonio and Houston Recruiting Battalions.  He served as Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion Command Sergeant Major and Operation Sergeant Major. 

Command Sergeant Major Nuells received numerous military awards and decorations to include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters) Joint Service Commendation Medal (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster) Global War on Terrorism Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait).


After his military retirement in November 2020, Command Sergeant Major Nuells joined the Pleasanton High School Faculty so he could continue to help develop our next generation of leaders. He is a true “Soldier for Life,” still serving and shaping the lives of young people every day by teaching positive life skills, citizenship, and leadership in our JROTC Program.


Contact information:

[email protected]
Phone number:  (830) 569-1250 ext. 1381

Conference time: My conference time is from 11:45 to 12:15. If you would like to set up a time for us to meet and discuss your child's progress or any concerns you may have, please e-mail me at [email protected].