Darlington native promoted to Master Sergeant
Jamie E. Muldrow, a native of Darlington, and 2003 graduate of Darlington High School, has been promoted to master sergeant in the Army. Muldrow, the son of Kathy and James Muldrow, both of Darlington, entered the Army in 2003. He is married to Courtney Muldrow of Columbia and they have two children, Jaylen (11) and Jonas (5). They own a family clothing business together, Family Matters Family Hustle. His siblings are one sister, Sabrina Muldrow, and one brother, Jarrod Muldrow. Muldrow has served in numerous duty locations, including Fort Stewart, Ga., Charlotte and Fort Bragg. During these duty assignments, he has served as a valued member of an Engineer Platoon. He has deployed on numerous occasions to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom serving as a Team Leader. After his last deployment to Iraq in 2009-2010, Muldrow volunteered to become an Army recruiter. As a recruiter, he was assigned to the Easttown Recruiting Station of the Charlotte Recruiting Company where he served as an Engagement Team member. He gained a passion in recruiting and converted to the 79R Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) as a permanent recruiter. Muldrow joined the Army Recruiting Command in 2012 and has been assigned to the Columbia Recruiting Battalion, Raleigh Recruiting Battalion, Special Operations Recruiting Battalion and now with the Northern California Recruiting Battalion in California. His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (4th oak leaf cluster), Army Achievement Medal (3rd oak leaf cluster), Meritorious Unit Commendation (2nd oak leaf cluster), Army Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with two Combat Stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (4th Award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd Award), NATO Medal.