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Faculty and Staff

Doug Gilliam

Title: Rifle Team Coach
Department: Athletic Department
USC Union
Phone: 864-426-0785
  • Retired Army
  • JROTC Senior Army Instructor, Union Co. High School
  • Residing at 3347 Buffalo-W. Springs Hwy., Buffalo
  • Born Nov. 22, 1964 in Union
  • Son of Kelly Leon and Sue Gilliam
  • University of S.C.-Union, A.A., 1995
  • Liberty University, B.S., 2003
  • USA Sergeants Major Academy, 2008
  • July 26, 1986 married Pamela Rodgers, 1 child, Hannah Faith
  • 218th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Command Sergeant Major, 2011-15
  • Kosovo Force (KFOR) 16-Multi-National Battle Group-East Command Sergeant Major, 2012-13
  • Union High School JROTC Senior Army Instructor, 2015-18
  • Reserve Sheriff Deputy, Union County Sheriff's Department
  • Union Masonic Lodge 75
  • Military awards: Legion of Merit with OLC; Bronze Star with V-Device; Bronze Star for Valor; Combat Infantryman Badge; Meritorious Serv. Medal; German Army Proficiency Badge; Army Commendations Medals; Army Achievement Medals; Army Good Conduct Medals; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Order of the St. Maurice; SCNG Enlisted Hall of Fame, 2016
  • Military Service: SCANG, 1984-89; USA 1989-15
  • Member, Phillippi Baptist Church