13th ESC Command Team
Brigadier General Clark W. LeMasters, Jr.
Commander, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)
Brigadier General Clark W. LeMasters,
Jr. arrived in March 2012 to become the 22nd Commanding General of the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary).
Brig. Gen. LeMasters previous assignments include: Chief of Ordnance and Commandant of the U.S. Army Ordnance
School July 2010-March 2012; Executive Officer for the Army G-4 July 2009-July 2010; Director, Distribution
Management Center, Army Sustainment Command July 2007- July 2009; Student, Army War College, Chief, Logistics Readiness
Center, J4-Operations, USCENTCOM August 2004-June 2006, Commander, 123rd Main Support Battalion, 1st Armored Division
June 2002-August 2004; Executive Officer, 1st Armored Division Support Command May 2000-June 2002; Executive Officer,
703rd Main Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division April 1999-May 2000; Materiel Officer, 3rd Infantry Division MMC May
1998-April 1999; Support Operations Officer, 703rd MSB June 1997-May 1998. Brig. Gen. LeMasters was previously assigned
to Fort Lee, Virginia from December 1994-July 1996 as a Staff Officer in the Force Development Directorate, US Army CASCOM.
Brig. Gen. LeMasters was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in 1982 from the ROTC program at Marion Military Institute, Marion, Alabama.
Following his graduation from Marion, he served as a Platoon Leader in the 1-115th Infantry Battalion, MDARNG, until he completed
his Bachelor degree in Chemistry at Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland. LeMasters was assessed to active duty in
September 1984 as an Ordnance Officer. He also holds Masters Degrees from the Florida Institute of Technology and the Army War
College. His military education includes the Ordnance Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Army Command and General Staff
College, and the Army War College. During his career, he has served overseas in Germany, Iraq, Qatar, and Afghanistan.
Brig. Gen. LeMasters awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star Medal
(with Oak Leaf Cluster); the Defense Meritorious Service Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters);
the Army Commendation Medal; the Army Achievement Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster); Army Staff Badge and the Parachutist Badge.
Brig. Gen. LeMasters is married and they have two children.
Command Sergeant Major Terry E. Parham, Sr.,
Command Sergeant Major 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)
Sergeant Major Terry E. Parham, Sr. is a native of Dinwiddie, Va. He
entered the U.S. Army on 3 August 1983, with Basic Training at Fort
Dix, NJ and Advance Individual Training at Fort Jackson, SC.
CSM Parham has served in numerous
positions in 28 years of service to include: Food Service
Specialist, Dining Facility Shift Leader, Instructor/Exchange NCO
(British Army), Advance Culinary Skills Instructor/Writer, Dining
Facility Manager, HHC 1SG (37TH TRANSCOM), Chief Instructor Culinary
Skill, BNCOC CDR/1SG, Division Food Service Advisor, Battalion
Command Sergeant Major, Garrison Command Sergeant Major, Division
Rear Command Sergeant Major, Commandant Warrior Leaderâ€™s Course, and
Post Command Sergeant Major for Fort Drum, NY.
CSM Parham assignments include: 2/60TH
Air Defense Artillery, Zwiebruken Germany (1984-86), 504TH Military
Intelligence, Fort Hood, Texas (1986-87); 4/6 Cavalry Fort Hood,
Texas (1987-89); United Kingdom, (1989-91); Company P, 266TH
Quartermaster Battalion Fort Lee, Va. (1991-94); Headquarters and
Headquarters Command, 37TH Transportation Command (1994-99);
Noncommissioned Academy, Fort Lee, Va (1999-2001); 4TH Infantry
Division, Fort Hood, Texas (2002-2004); 548th Command Service
Support Battalion, United States Army Garrison, Division
Headquarters, and Noncommissioned Officerâ€™s Academy, Fort Drum, New
CSM Parhamâ€™s military education includes Air Defense Motivation
Orientation Course, Primary Leadership Noncommissioned Officers
Course, Air Assault School, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course,
Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course, Food Management Course,
First Sergeant's Course, Garrison
Command Sergeant Course and the United States Sergeant's Major
Academy (Class 52). He has an Associate Degree in Applied Science
from Central Texas College.
His awards and decorations include the
Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), Meritorious Service Medal
(3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (5 OLC) Army Achievement Medal (11
OLC), Good Conduct Medal (9TH AWD), National Defense Medal with
Bronze star, Iraq Campaign Medal (2 stars), Global War on Terrorism
Medal, expeditionary Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Development
Ribbon (w/numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, and the Oversea Service
Ribbon (w/numeral 5).
CSM Parham was named as a member of the
World Champion Culinary Art Team of 1992, recognized with two Gold
Medals, earned the Distinguished Order of Saint Martin and a member
of the Audie Murphy Club since 1988.