Jerome Washington
Commander - Army

Jerome Washington

Jerome Washington a member of Silver State Post 3396, in Sparks, Nevada. He is a Combat Veteran of the United States Army, having served our nation proudly as a Screaming Eagle of the 101ST Airborne Division (Air Assault). He served in operations in Iraq before being medically discharged following injuries sustained while in service. 

He is married to his wonderful bride and angel, Charise Washington,  and they have 5 wonderful children, 3 girls and 2 boys. Charise is also a combat veteran who served our nation in operations in Iraq. 

He has a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Human Services, and he is a licensed and ordained Minister for Washoe County and the State of Nevada. He currently serve as Assistant Pastor at a local church in Sparks, Nevada. Within the congregation, he oversees daily operations and ministries, and preaches and teaches the gospel to others. He provides spiritual guidance and counseling, lead prayer, minister to the sick and to those in need, and provide assistance to the Senior Pastor with his duties and responsibilities.

When Jerome is not tending to the flock, his chosen career is focused on serving veterans, veteran dependents, and surviving spouses as he is employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs as a Congressional Analyst.   

His hobbies include traveling with his family, barbecuing, fishing, and riding motorcycles.