He personally organized and led more than 15 major expeditions to extreme parts of the world.
He served as a Troop Commander in Comachio Group and Commando Logistics Regiment and was deployed to Norway.
Parry was deployed to Iraq and he served in a security and humanitarian capacity in Iraqi Kurdistan for Operation Provide Comfort during and after the First Gulf War.
He then specialised as Physical Training Instructor.
At 23 years old, he became the youngest officer ever to be made Head of Fitness and Training for the Royal Marines Commando Training Centre.
Bruce Parry left the service as a Lieutenant after six years.
After retiring from the Royal Marines, Parry studied physical education and sports science at Loughborough University but then deferred.
He then began working as a trek leader for various scientific and conservation expeditions throughout Indonesia.
He also worked as an expedition leader for Trekforce.
Despite his allergy to wasps Bruce gets stuck in as he helps two Akie tribe-members gather honey from a massive beehive.