New board member brings valuable market expertise
ALEXANDRIA, Va., February 09, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–5Star Life Insurance Company announced today the appointment of Command Sergeant Major (Ret.) John F. Sampa to its Board of Directors, effective September 1, 2022.
“It is our pleasure to welcome Command Sergeant Major John Sampa to the 5Star Life Board of Directors. His experience in the Army and National Guard markets, as well as the First Responder market, will help enhance the service and protection that we provide for 5Star Life customers and AFBA members,” said General Larry O. Spencer, USAF (Ret.), Chair and President of 5Star Life.
Command Sergeant Major (CSM) John F. Sampa was appointed as the 12th Command Sergeant Major of the Army National Guard on 15 February 2018. He joined the United States Army on 30 April 1987 and served in the Army National Guard and the United States Army, retiring with 35 years of service. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant Major on 8 April 2009. Prior to becoming the Command Sergeant Major of the Army National Guard, he served as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader for the Texas Military Department. CSM Sampa was previously the Command Sergeant Major for the 36th Infantry Division for more than three years. He was mobilized for combat duty three times and deployed overseas for combat operations in Bosnia and twice to Iraq and was a prominent leader in the Columbia Space Shuttle recovery mission in east Texas. His military and civilian education includes all Noncommissioned Officer Education System levels. He was employed with the Texas Department of Public Safety in the Highway Patrol Division for more than 27 years in concurrence with his military service. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, the National Defense University