Phone: (803) 424-2891
Degrees and Certifications:
Post University : Bachelors Degree in Business Administration
1SG(R) Victor E Parish Jr. is from Ocala, Fl. He joined the Army in January of 1992 and attended One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at FT McClellan, AL to be a Military Policeman. He retired 1 July 2014 with over 22 years of military service.
As the JROTC Army Instructor at North Central High School, 1SG Parish serves on the Character Ed Committee and Veteran’s Day committee. He is also the Color Guard and Drill Team Coach. During his career in the Army, he served as a Military Police Correctional NCO, Military Police Patrolman, Team leader, Squad leader, Platoon Sergeant, Recruiter, Station Commander, Senior Guidance Counselor, and First Sergeant. He participated in Operation Prompt Return, Operation Noble Eagle, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
1SG(R) Parish’s military and civilian education includes the US Army Military Police School, NBC School, Air Assault School, Recruiting and Retention Course, Recruiting and Retention NCOIC Course, Officer Strength Maintenance Course, MEPS Guidance Counselor Course, Army Basic Instructor Course, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, Advance Noncommissioned Officers Course, and the First Sergeant Course. He has completed the Army JROTC Basic Course and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration through Post University.
1SG(R) Parish awards and decorations include the US Army Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Army Accommodation Award (3 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (3d Award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces reserve Medal with M Device, Air Assault Badge, Driver’s Badge, The Palmetto State Service Ribbon, The SCNG Recruiting and Retention Ribbon (5th Award), National Guard Retirement Medal, SCNG Mobilization Support Award, and the SCNG Governor’s Unit Citation.
1SG(R) Parish resides in Camden, SC with his wife, Kim, and their two youngest children, Jay and Natalia. Their oldest daughter, Faith, lives in Ohio with their first granddaughter, Hunter Raine, and their middle daughter Tori, lives in Columbia.