Command Sergeant Major Terry E. Parham, Sr. served with distinction as a Quartermaster for over 33 Years in assignments of increasing responsibility retiring as the Combined Arms Support Command, Command Sergeant Major in which he served as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding General of Fort Lee and Fort Jackson on all items of health, welfare, training of all service members in the Transportation, Quartermaster, Ordnance, Finance, Staff Judge Advocate Corp and Chaplain School. Command Sergeant Major Parham, Sr. provided supervision to the largest Logistical Academy in the Army with oversight of over 335,000 Soldiers that supported Family Members and Civilians. Command Sergeant Major Parham’s previous assignments include: 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Command Sergeant Major, Fort Hood Texas; Post Command Sergeant Major, Fort Drum, New York; Commandant, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion (HHBN) 10th Mountain Division (LI), Basic Leader Course, Fort Drum, New York; Garrison Command Sergeant Major, Fort Drum, New York; Battalion Command Sergeant Major, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 548th Combat Sustainment Battalion (CSSB), Fort Drum, New York; Chief Food Operations Management Sergeant Major, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Basic Noncommissioned Officer Commander/First Sergeant, Fort Lee, Virginia. Command Sergeant Major Parham’s military awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (3rd Award), Bronze Star (3rd Award), Meritorious Service Medals (5th Award), Army Commendation Medal (6th Award), Army Achievement Medal (11th Award), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2nd Award), Iraq Freedom Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, and Army Good Conduct Medal (10th Award).
US Army Quartermaster Corps
The Quartermaster Hall of Fame award is the highest form of recognition the Corps offers. This much coveted award honors individuals who are judged to have made the most significant contributions to the overall history and traditions of the Quartermaster Corps.