LTC Nancy Parson
Lieutenant Colonel Nancy Parson was born in Fort Hood, Texas, and spent her childhood traveling throughout the United States and Germany while growing up within the Army. She was commissioned through ROTC after receiving a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. Her previous assignments include Clinical Nurse, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; FORSCOM Nurse, Officer in Charge (OIC) of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit; ROTC Nurse Counselor; Clinical Nurse OIC of Labor and Delivery/Mother Baby Unit; Assistant Chief Nurse, 31st Combat Support Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq; Quality Improvement Officer, Department of Nursing; Chief, Emergency Medical Technician Division, Department of Combat Medic Training; and Chief, Maternal Child Health at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas.
LTC Parson is currently enrolled in the Army War College, Distance Education, and is a graduate of Intermediate Level Education, AMEDD OAC, and AMEDD OBC. She holds a Master of Science in Nursing degree, as a Maternal Child Clinical Nurse Specialist, from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Her military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal with Four Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. She also holds the Parachute Badge, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, and Basic Recruiter Badge.
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Derise Miller
CSM Derise C. Miller hails from Patterson, La. She enlisted in the United States Army on March 8, 1990 under the New Orleans Recruiting Battalion as an Administrative Specialist. In 2005, she converted to a Career Recruiter. CSM Miller is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Course, Advance Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Primary-Leadership Course, DA First Sergeant Course, Station Commander Course, Instructor Developer Course, and Army Recruiting Course.
Throughout her career, CSM Miller has served as Administrative Non Commissioned Officer 501st Corp Support, Camp Red Cloud, Korea; Garrison Casualty Non Commissioned officer for Forces Command; Administrative Non Commissioned for Headquarters Forces Command; Field Recruiter for Atlanta Recruiting Battalion; On Production Station Commander in Newnan, Ga; Limited Production Station Commander in Douglasville, Ga; Atlanta Recruiting Battalion Company First Sergeant Peachtree City Recruiting Company; She also served with the Lafayette Recruiting Company, Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion.
CSM Miller’s awards and decorations include four Army Meritorious Service Medals, ten Army Achievement Medals, five Army Commendation Medals, seven Good Conduct Medals, two National Defense Service Medals, Sergeant Audie Murphy Medal, Glen E. Morrell Award Top New Recruiter, Top Regular Army Recruiter, United States Recruiting Command First Sergeant Best of the Best, and numerous other recruiting awards.
CSM Miller earned of a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources and is currently completing a Masters of Business Administration at Saint Leo University.