Armed Security Protection Officer/Protective Security Specialist Versatile security professional with 8 years of military experience. Sound decision making in high stress environments while working with both U.S and foreign military. 7 years of employee management, team building, supervising, and training while serving as a unit leader and special skills instructor. Shift supervisor of the Main Entry Point aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. Supervised the actions of a 77 man multi-national force conducting search and seizure operations and biometric record keeping. A combined 2 years in a high threat environment conducting over 85 combat patrols, both in vehicles and on foot, as the patrol leader. Security Section Leader for 31 Marines aboard Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan. Provided protective security for 60 U.S contractors at the Regional Corps Battle School. Ability to adapt quickly in a fast pace environment. Active Secret Security Clearance. First Aid, CPR, and AED certified through the Red Cross.
USMC EOTGSeptember 2014 to CurrentAmphibious Raids Instructor Okinawa, Japan
Planned, coordinated, and instructed 8 high risk courses with a 0% incident rate.
Facilitated the training and development of 150 Marines in various special skills, giving the Marines units a greater range of mission capabilities.
Operated the EOTG Safety Boat as the primary driver and safety swimmer for over 200 training events with no incidents.
Maintained accountability of equipment inside EOTG's swim locker, valued at $1,000,000.
Assisted in the development of new instructors within the branch through the instructor qualification program.
Assisted in the planning and execution of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit certification exercises as a maneuver controller/safety officer for multiple training sites.
Ensuring the safety standards were adhered to while also evaluating the unit training.
January 2013Geiger, NC
Combat Rubber Reconnaissance Craft Coxswains Course, EOTG, Okinawa, Japan 2015 Helicopter Rope Suspension Techniques Master Course, EOTG, Okinawa, Japan 2015 Red Cross Lifeguard, Red Cross, Okinawa, Japan 2015 7 Meter Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat Coxswain, EOTG Okinawa, Japan 2014 Scout Swimmer Course, EOTG, Okinawa, Japan 2014 Maritime Navigation Course, EOTG, Okinawa, Japan 2014 Infantry Small Unit Leaders Course, School of Infantry.
January 2012 to September 2014Infantry Squad Leader
USMC 1st Battalion, 9th Marines.
Led and supervised the actions of a 77 man multi-national force at the Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan Main Entry Point.
Resulting in the search, screening, and processing of more than 5,400 vehicles, 6,900 pedestrians and the seizure of 1,146 grams of illegal drugs.
Improving the overall security aboard Camp Leatherneck.
Directly in charge of the emplacement, conduct, and employment of a 31 man section that provided close protective security for 60 U.S contractors aboard an Afghanistan Army base to facilitate the training of 600 Afghanistan soldiers.
April 2010 to January 2012Infantry Team Leader
USMC 1st Battalion, 9th Marines.
Accounted for all serialized gear within the squad, totaling over $2,000,000.
In the absence of the Squad Leader, coordinated and led 70 dismounted patrols allowing the platoon to stay on task and better secure our operating area.
Developed a security plan for Patrol Base Fiddlers Green.
Which entailed standing up 6 post, assigning specific zones, and ensuring there were no gaps in security.
This plan allowed the platoon to repel every enemy assault encountered with no breach in the perimeter.
Infantry Squad Leaders Course, School of InfantryJanuary 2010Geiger, NC
Combat Hunter Course, School of InfantryJanuary 2010Geiger, NC
While conducting humanitarian relief in Haiti, assisted in building a perimeter around a major supply point allowing the safe keeping of all donated food and water so that it could successfully be delivered to the multiple distribution points.
Throughout the span of 6 months, trained with 4 partner nations while on the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit increasing cultural awareness and developing relationships with foreign militaries.
for the Quick Reaction Force, consisting of 4 armored vehicles and 20 personnel, while in Afghanistan.
Conducted drills daily to ensure mission readiness.
Responded to multiple calls ranging from: Casualties, Improvised Explosive Device blast sites, unmanned aerial vehicle crashes, and troops being engaged.
During a mortar explosion that critically wounded 15 Marines, acted as a first responder delivering immediate care to 4 down Marines and then coordinated air and ground medical evacuations which led to the successful evacuation of all causalities.
Gateway Christian School2007High School DiplomaHorn, MS
Awards 2 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal 5 Sea Service Deployment Ribbon 2 Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal NATO Medal-ISAF Afghanistan Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Humanitarian Service Medal 2 Afghanistan Campaign Medal National Defense Service Medal 2 Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Combat Action Ribbon Certificate of Commendation 4 Letters of Appreciation