Degrees and Certifications:


Master Sergeant (retired) Dale A. Hissim

            MSG Hissim is originally from Troy, North Carolina. He is a 1982 graduate of West Montgomery High School and a 2005 graduate of Troy University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.  He is currently taking classes with Fort Hayes State University to obtain his master’s degree in Education. MSG Hissim began his military career in 1982 at Fort Benning, Georgia.

            MSG Hissim’s previous assignments include basic and advanced individual training at Ft. Benning, GA, HHC’s Company 2/503 Inf as an infantry rifleman Ft. Campbell, KY, 1/17th (m) Infantry HHC company  as a mechanized infantry men 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea,  then he had a break in service but still remained in the US Army Reserves. In 1990 he reported to Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD and received Advanced Individual Training as a Tank Turret Repairman, then reported to 317th Maintenance Battalion, 71st Maint. BN, Nuremburg Germany, deployed to Desert Storm with 1st Armored Division, then was assigned to HHC 4th Combat Engineer Battalion Ft Carson, CO. US Army Recruiting school at Ft. Jackson, SC then was assigned to the Raleigh Recruiting Battalion with duty in Charlotte Recruiting Company and assigned to Salisbury, NC Recruiting station, B Co 426 Forward Support Battalion Ft. Campbell, KY, then to 71st Maintenance Battalion Camp Humphrey’s Korea, then to B. Co 26th FSB, Fort Stewart, GA while assigned to Ft Stewart he deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom III and Operation Enduring Freedom V, then returned to Fort Stewart and retired after 26 years of military service, East Forsyth High School JROTC Instructor.

            MSG Hissim’s military education includes the Basic Infantrymen’s Basic and Advanced Individual Course, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer’s Course, First Sergeant’s Course, Rappel Master’s Course, Heavy and Light sling load course, the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps JSOCC.

            MSG Hissim’s awards include the Bronze Star (2 OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (4OLC), the Humanitarian Medal. He has also been awarded the Drill Instructor Badge, the Army Recruiter Badge, and the Air Assault Badge.

            MSG Hissim is married to the former Ms. Deanna Chapman of Stony Point, North Carolina. They have one child Patrick who currently attends the local elementary school.