Seasoned Personal Security Officer versed in serving in high threat areas, including overseas. Served 10 years in the United States Army, including two combat tours to Afghanistan & two combat tours to Iraq with a total of 48 months in combat & hostile conditions.
Protective Services professional who executes each task with the well-being of all citizens and government personnel in mind.
Patrol Leader charged with the responsibility of protecting high ranking officials both military and civilian and other designated individuals. Exercises shrewd and prudent judgment in all security matters.
Impeccable communication skills
Demonstrates great Leadership skills
Effective decision / solution maker
Focus on detail
Personnel & Time management
Unparalleled mental and physical stamina
Disciplined work ethic
Earned 7 Army Commendation Medals. Greatest Army Commendation Medal was for reacting to three explosive enemy vehicles at the base entrance control point in three minutes as the patrol leader for Quick Reaction Force while securing and defending the base entrance during an enemy ambush.
Earned 3 Army Achievement Medals. One for winning a Noncommissioned Officer of the month Board competing with other leaders and winning overall.
Earned a Combat Action Badge while responding to a hostile situation as a dismounted Soldier while being fired upon with rocket propelled grenade launchers.
Received three certificates of achievements
Received three good conduct medals
2008-2014 Patrol LeaderFort CarsonColorado Springs, CO
2013-Present Fort Carson Colorado, 43SB, 68th CSSB.
Served as a Patrol Leader in a Personal Security Detachment (PSD) and Quick Reaction Force (QRF) for a Forward Operating Base (FOB) while deployed to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) 11-12 and Iraq Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) 8-10; Responsible for the security, health welfare, training, and discipline of five NCOs, thirty five Soldiers and the security of over 5,000 personnel on the (FOB);
Responsible for the security of a Colonial and a command sergeant major as their Patrol Leader and personal security officer (PSO). Responsible for the serviceability, maintenance, and accountability of ten vehicles including weapons, communications, and CREW systems valued in excess of $10.5 million dollars; responsible for the timely execution and training of PSD/QRF operations.
Special Emphasis: Securing High Risk Personnel's: Recon and Security Patrols; Quick Reaction Force; Dismounted/ Mounted Patrols; Weapons Qualifications and Patrolling Techniques; Combat Tactics: Battle Drills; Security Operations.
Appointed Duties include Patrol Mission Leader, Safety NCO, and Training NCO.
Principle advisor to the Brigade Commander / Command Sergeant Major concerning all combat related missions and training.
Responded quickly and effectively to all security violations and duress alarms.
Responsible for the planning, resourcing and training of all PSD/QRF operations.
Prevented crimes by immediately reporting all unusual, unauthorized and illegal activity on the premises.Enforced General Services Administration (GSA) policies by anticipating potential security breaches.
Securing Perimeters & clearing buildings of all threats.
2004-2007 Weapons Specialist / Point ManFort BraggFayetteville, NC
Served as a gunner for numerous combat teams in various locations throughout Iraq, patrolling the boarder of Syria as the lead combat vehicle on the patrol during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) 2006-2007. Served as the point man for dismounted patrols ensuring the area and avenue of approach for the enemy to attack was secure and defended at all times.
Served as the point man for security dismounted patrols ensuring the safety of all personnel on the patrol.
Detected and apprehended any unauthorized personnel.
Noted and followed up on any unusual behavior.
Prevented crimes through careful observation and investigation of suspicious and unusual behavior.
Verified each individual's right to enter restricted areas and denied access to unauthorized persons.
Investigated all security and safety violations.
High School Diploma2002Westifled High SchoolWestfield, IN, US