WIS is proud to salute Colonel Vernon L. Harris. COL. Harris has a decorated military career with 30 years of active and reserve duty.
He has been on deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. After returning to the Soldier Support Institute at Fort Jackson he was selected to become the Director of Personnel at the 1189th Battalion, where he currently serves.
Colonel Harris continues to serve soldiers by being a role model and mentor. His wife Beverly says she's amazed by her husband's selfless service as an exemplary citizen and soldier. Mrs. Harris says she and their daughters are incredibly proud.