Accomplished Ammunition Specialist in the US Army. Trained in inventory and distribution of ammunition to the units assigned. Efficient in creation of spreadsheets and power point presentations regarding ammunition record keeping. Skilled in instruction of ammunition functions in the military. Skilled in meeting deadlines for ammunition reporting and inventory. Conducted meetings regarding the supply, inventory and distribution of ammunition assigned.
2006-2007 Deployed to Iraq for Operation Enduring Freedom, received ARCOM and AAM
2009-2010 Deployed to Iraq for Operation Enduring Freedom, received ARCOM
2011-2012 Deployed to Afghanistan for Enduring Freedom/ NTM-A (NATO Training Mission Afghanistan) received ARCOM and Generals coin for excellent work ethics with the Afghans
2013- Received ARCOM for providing outstanding service to the 13th SCE (Sustainment Command Expeditionary) from 2010-2013.
Ammunition, explosives, their components, and weapons are known within the Army as 'ordnance' and require proper care when dealing with them. Ammunition Specialists are specialized Soldiers whose primary responsibility is all aspects in the management of ordnance (ammunition and explosives). Ammunition Specialists are primarily responsible for receiving, storing, and issuing conventional ammunition, guided missiles, large rockets, explosives, and other ammunition and explosive related items; performs maintenance (field and sustainment), modification, destruction and demilitarization on ammunition and explosive components. Assists in receipt, storage, issue, maintenance, modification, destruction and demilitarization of explosive items. Performs ammunition supply stock control and accounting duties using both automated and manual procedures. Operates MHE to maneuver ammunition. Supervises lower grade soldiers and provides technical guidance to the soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties. Assists in the preparation of transportation of ammunition, ammunition components and explosives.
Worked at Headquarters level for 7years on ensuring that all paperwork was properly filled out. While deployed I ensured that the ammunition that was requested was the proper quantity and correct ammunition for the mission. In Afghanistan, I worked at the National Depot Ammunition Storage where I was in charge of training a team of Afghan forces ANA and ANP on proper accountability and proper documentation processes.
prevention methods, fire detection systems, fire codes, fire investigation rescue, safety and salvage procedures, hazardous materials, pump operations, fire behavior, plans reading and extinguishment. This program assists in qualifying firefighters for management positions with the Fire Service.
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