Party affiliation: Republican
Jerome Lee Pionk, American federal official. Certified counselor. Decorated Legion of Merit; recipient Olympic honor award Seoul Olympic Organizing Committee, 1988, Order of Horatio Gates, Army Adjunct General's Association, 1992, Military Recruiting and Retention Hall of Fame, Association Recruiters and Counselors, 2000, United States Army Career Counselor Hall of Fame, Army Recruiting Command, 2006.
Served in United States Army, 1969—2000. Enlisted man United States Army, 1970, advanced through grades to sergeant major, 1989, recruiter Minnesota, Republic of Korea, 1970—1975. Retention and recruiting staff specialist Army Enlistment Eligibility Activity, St. Louis, 1984—1987.
Director theater army retention 8th Army, Seoul, 1987—1992. Senior retention policy advisor Headquarters Department Army, Washington, 1992—2000. Retired, 2000; senior defense analyst, researcher Department Defense (Resource Consultant Inc.), Washington, 2000—2003.
Research analyst Science Applications International Corporation, 2003—2004. Chief recruiting incentives branch United States Army G-1, Pentagon, since 2004. Professor American Military University, since 2000.
Executive director Association Military Recruiters and Counselors, Washington, since 1983.