Solutions-focused, versatile management professional offering a comprehensive background supporting U.S. military operations in roles of increasing responsibility during a 16-year career in the U.S. Army. Effective communicator who quickly masters new roles and technologies to achieve positive results.
Effective team leader
Small arms weapons specialist
Firearms safety training
Trained in defensive tactics
Intelligence gathering techniques
Strong verbal communication
Trained in emergency response
Air Assault and Rappel Master InstructorJun 2015 to Current U.S. Army － Ft Bliss, TXConducted Air Assault training to military personnel on aircraft basics, slingload operations, and basic rappelling. Trained military personnel on Rappel Master duties and responsibilities, including knot tying, rappeller inspection, advance rappels, and aircraft command and control.
Infantry Squad LeaderFeb 2014 to Jun 2015 U.S.Army － FT Campbell, KY
Led an infantry team of 8 members in combat operations, including providing tactical guidance.Received and implemented combat orders and directed deployment of personnel in offensive, defensive and retrograde operations.Determined elevation and grid azimuths with maps and map overlays. Effective decision-maker in high-pressure environments. Maintained complete accountability during redeployment of all sensitive items and communication equipment. Reduced insurgents' ability to engage Coalition Forces by advising Afghan national police in patrolling techniques. Maintained rifles, machine guns, mortars and hand grenades.
Infantry Fire Team LeaderDec 2008 to Feb 2014 U.S. Army － FT Campbell, KYEvaluated terrain and recorded topographical information. Directed supporting fire to suppress enemy fire and allow troops to maneuver the area. Located and disabled improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Performed reconnaissance operations in Afghanistan to ensure friendly freedom of maneuver. Located and neutralized mines. Logged and filed classified documents. Processed prisoners of war and captured documents. Led an infantry team of 3 members in combat operations, including providing tactical guidance. Received and implemented combat orders and directed deployment of personnel in offensive, defensive and retrograde operations. Determined elevation and grid azimuths with maps and map overlays. Managed receipt, storage and issue of weapons.
Aviation Structural and Hydraulic MechanicsJun 2001 to Dec 2008 U.S. Navy － Mayport, FLMaintained and inspection primary flight control systems on the H-60 series helicopter, S-3B viking, and P-3C Orion. Lead flight line operationg while supervising squadron line divisions that were accountable for preparation of the follwing days flight scheduling, reception and take off of naval aircraft, and hot and cold refuels durning day and night operations.
Education and Training
AeronauticesEmbry Riddle Aeronautical university － Jacksonville, Fl