Warrant Officer Class 1 Michael A Moulton
Warrant Officer Class One (WO1) Michael Anthony Moulton was born on the 28 April 1967 in the parish of Kingston. As a young child, he went to live in Stewart Town in the parish of Trelawny. He attended the Stewart Town Basic School and All Age School in the years 1970 to 1981. He attended Prospect College in the parish of St Mary during the years 1981 to 1984 where he was a cadet. He attained six JSCE passes which includes English Language, Human and Social Biology, Health Science, Jamaican History, Civics and Religious Education. He attained two CXC passes which includes English Language and Mathematics. He also attained two GCE O Level passes which includes West Indian History and English Language. He also learnt music and became proficient at playing the Side Drum and the Bugle.
WO1 Moulton was enlisted in the Jamaica Defence Force on the 11 March 1986. Upon completion of his basic training at the Jamaica Defence Force Training Depot New Castle, he was posted to the Second Battalion The Jamaica Regiment where he served in Charlie Company. He was transferred to the Corp of Drums where he spent most of his time developing his musical skills. He won the coveted silver bugle in 1991 and was appointed the Commanding Officer’s Bugler where he remained undefeated until 2014 when the bugle was retired.
WO1 Moulton was promoted to the rank of WO1 on the 14 October 2016 and was appointed Regimental Sergeant Major for the Second Battalion the Jamaica Regiment in January 2017. He was appointed Ceremonial RSM on the 7 January 2019.
WO1 Moulton attended various military and professional courses to include Potential Non Commissioned Officers Cadre 1991, Junior Non-Commissioned Officers’ Cadre 1995, Senior Non Commissioned Officers Cadre 1999 , Security Operations Course 2005, Warrant Officers Course 2012. WO1 Moulton also attended a NCO Career course in Fort Benning Georgia in 2003 and was awarded the Distinguished Honour Graduate award for being the top student on the course. He attended an All Arms Service Funds Course in 2011 and a Supervisory Management Course 2011 and a Peer Counselling Course in 2018.
WO1 Moulton served in several training capacity such as Recruit Training Instructor, Cadre Training Instructor, Warrant Officers Course Instructor, Basic Drummers Course instructor and Standards Officer for Warrant Officers Courses.
WO1 Moulton has held several key appointments such as Permanent Staff Instructor for the Jamaica Combine Cadet Force, Drum Major for the First Battalion The Jamaica Regiment, Sergeant Major for Alpha Company 1 JR, Sergeant Major for the Military Police Company, Sergeant Major for the Jamaica Defence Force Medical Company, Unit Sergeant Major for the Headquarters Jamaica Defence Force Unit and Regimental Sergeant Major for the Second Battalion the Jamaica Regiment. As a Sergeant Major in the First Battalion the Jamaica Regiment, WO1 Moulton was responsible for writing the First Battalion Hymn.
He is the recipient of the Medal of Honour for Long Service and Good Conduct, First and Second Bar to the Medal of Honour for Long Service and Good Conduct. Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Medal of honour for Meritorious Service.
WO1 Moulton is an avid sports man. He enjoys playing volleyball and table tennis. His favourite past time is singing and he enjoys listening to all kinds of music. He is married with two children.