CAPTAIN GLORIA K. PARMENTIER
ROLL OF HONOR QUALIFICATIONS
Women’s Smallbore Rifle Position Champion – Camp Perry
1975 Pan American Games – Mexico City. (Gold team medal - Open 10m Air Rifle.)
1975 United States Distinguished International Shooter Badge
Distinguished Smallbore Rifle Position Badge
1977 Championships of the Americas - Mexico City. (Silver medal - Women's 3x20, Bronze
medal - Women's 10m Air Rifle,
Silver Medal - Women's Std Rifle Prone.)
1977 NRA Collegiate All-American Rifle - First Team
1978 NRA Collegiate All-American Rifle - First Team
1978 National Women’s Smallbore Rifle Position Champion – Camp Perry
1979 NRA Collegiate All-American Air Rifle - First Team
1979 NRA Collegiate All-American Rifle - Second Team
1980 NRA Collegiate All-American Air Rifle - First Team
1980 NRA Collegiate All-American Rifle - Second Team
1981 National Women’s Smallbore Rifle Position Champion – Camp Perry
1982 World Shooting Championships – Caracas. (Silver team medal - Women's Air Rifle,
Bronze team medal - Women's Std
1983 National Women's Std Rifle 3x20 Champion
1983 Pan American Games – Caracas. (Silver individual medal and Gold team medal –
Women's Std Rifle 3x20)
1983 CISM Games – Fort Benning. (Gold Medal – Women’s Standard Rifle 3x20.)
1983 National Open Indoor Rifle Champion and National Women’s Indoor Rifle Champion.
1984 Olympic Games – Los Angeles. (4th - Women's 50m Standard Rifle 3x20.)
1985 National Open Indoor 3-Position Rifle Champion.
1985 National Woman's Indoor 4-Position Rifle Champion
1986 CISM Games – Portugal. (Gold Medal – Women’s 50m Standard Rifle 3x20.)
1986 National Women's Indoor NRA 3-Position Rifle Champion
1987 Pan American Games – Indianapolis. Women's 10m Air Rifle
Born 22 March 1958 in Columbus, GA. Started shooting in 1969 at the Carlisle Barracks Rifle Club in Carlisle, Pa. Earned the NRA Junior Distinguished Badge before moving to Alexandria, VA in 1970. Became a member of the very successful Acorns Junior Rifle Club that won the 1974, 1975, and 1976 National Junior Rifle Team Championships and set many National Records. Won many individual National Junior Championships through great support from her parents and many hours of training. Made 1975 Pan American Games in Open 10m Air Rifle as a high school student. Attended East Tennessee State University on a rifle scholarship. Received the 1977 Award of Merit from Sports Illustrated.
She was commissioned in 1980 and graduated from the Air Defense Artillery (Nike Hercules) Officer Basic School and the Airborne School and assigned to the USAMU International Rifle Section in February 1981.
Other accomplishments included a Bronze medal in the 1982 Interservice 300m Std Rifle Championships, plus was a firing member of the 1983 CISM 300m Standard Rifle Team winning two Gold team medals and setting team records in the rapid fire and overall team event. She also won the 1983 Women's Interservice Std Rifle Prone Championship, was the 1983 Women’s Smallbore Free Rifle Champion, was the 1983 Women's Air Rifle Sectional Champion, and was presented the 1985 Women's Sports Foundation Revlon Armed Services Award For Athletic Excellence. Set over 150 NRA National Records.
Was a member of the USAR Shooting Team 1987 - 1992.