Sergeant Major Wilson is a native of South Carolina. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in November 1999 and attended boot camp at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina. Upon graduation of boot camp, he reported to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he attended his Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) School earning the MOS 0151 an Administrative Clerk.
His first assignment was to I Marine Expeditionary Headquarters Group (S-1) Camp Pendleton, California. During his time at I MHG, he was promoted to the rank of Corporal.
After a successful tour at I MHG, he transferred to 1st Force Service Support Group (1ST FSSG) (G-1 Manpower). While at G-1, he worked as the manpower Non-Commissioned officer. He was hand selected to go Temporary Assigned Duty (TAD) to I Marine Expeditionary Force to serve as an administrative clerk to the Commanding General, Chief of Staff and Staff Secretary (SSEC). While assigned to I MEF, he deployed in support of Iraqi Freedom.
Upon returning, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and received orders to MARDET Postal School Columbia, South Carolina. He served at the school as the Administrative Chief and Platoon Sergeant for all of the Marine personnel.
In October 2008, he received orders to Drill Instructor School 1-09. While in school, he was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant. Upon completion of Drill Instructor School, he was assigned to 3rd Recruit Training Battalion Lima Company where he served 2 cycles as a Drill Instructor and 2 cycles as an Experience Drill Instructor (EDI). Sergeant Major Wilson then transferred to India Company 3rd Battalion where he served 3 cycles as a Senior Drill Instructor. He then transferred to Support Training Company (STC) were he served his last 6 months as the Academic Chief at Instructional Training Company (ITC) and Company Gunnery Sergeant. In December of 2011, he received orders to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion as the Administrative Chief. When he joined 1st CEB in January 2012 he participated in exercise Enhanced Mojave Viper in 29 Palms with a follow on deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 12.1 and 12.2. In January 2013 he was promoted to Gunnery Sergeant.
In 2015 Sergeant Major Wilson was selected to serve as the Assistant Marine Officer Instructor at the Auburn-Tuskegee Consortium. While on AMOI duty, Sergeant Major Wilson was selected as the 2016 AMOI of the year. He also completed three Summer Cycles at Officer Candidate School in which he was selected as the Instructor of the Cycle of summer 2016. December 2016 Sergeant Major Wilson was selected to the rank of First Sergeant and received orders to report in June of 2017 to 2D Battalion 10th Marines Regiment where he served as Golf Battery First Sergeant. While with Battery G he deployed with the 22d Marine Expeditionary Unit from December 2018 to July 2019. While on deployment, Battery G deployed ISO Operation Inherent Resolve in an undisclosed location in Syria. In February 2020 Sergeant Major Wilson deployed to Norway ISO of Operation “Cold Response”. In June 2020 Sergeant Major Wilson went out with Battery G ISO Task Force Commitment in Charleston, South Carolina. Upon returning he reported to Marine Corps Engineer School September 2020 where he served as the Headquarters and Service Company First Sergeant. He was selected to his current rank in November 2020. He later received orders to serve as the Sergeant Major of Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron-28 (MTAC-28) in June 2021.
His decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal in Lieu of second award, The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal in lieu of second award, The Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal in lieu 3rd award and numerous campaign and unit awards.