MAY 2017- Awarded the Army Commendation Medal for exceptional support to a senior Operations Officer.
NOV 2014- Awarded the Army Achievement Medal as the officer in charge and lead planner of the Veteran's Day Parade. This event fostered a relationship between the unit and the local community.
MAY 2014- Awarded the Army Commendation Medal for exceptional service while assigned to the unit.
NOV 2012- Awarded the Army Achievement Medal for leading the unit's organizational football to the post wide champion.
JUN2011- Awarded the Bronze Star Medal for exceptionally meritorious service while assigned to his unit in support of operation Enduring Freedom.
JUL 2011- Awarded the Army Achievement Medal as the officer in charge of the unit's War Eagle Memorial Ceremony.
APR 2011- Awarded the Army Commendation Medal for outstanding service to the unit.
Designed a 14 month training plan designed to prepare a 930 man battalion to prepare for operations in support of the global war on terror.
Conducted a 3-way organizational shift in an area comparable to the size of Connecticut. Served as the liaison officer to Canadian forces in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Assistant Current Operations Officer of a Multi-Component Training Support Brigade consisting of four Combat Arms, two Combat Support, and four Combat Service Support Battalions. Directly responsible for monitoring and assessing current operations by preparing and disseminating orders. Formulating planning concepts and identifying specified and implied tasks. Actively monitored the instruction and orders of superiors by ensuring subordinate units and supporting units accomplish assigned tasks. Operated a Tactical Operations Center that resulted in over 3,500 Reserve Component Soldiers being trained. Developed a positive works space by identifying the strengths of an individual and capitalizing on their skills. Created a productive environment by establishing a healthy lines of communications through excellent and oral and written skills. Fostered an environment where subordinates, peers and superiors express opinions to achieve immediate success.
Commander of a 180 Soldiers. Responsible for the manning, training, planning, and execution of full spectrum operations. Responsible for the discipline, morale, and welfare of all Soldiers and their families. Responsible for the accounting and maintaining over 18 million dollars of assigned property. Responsible for establishing a command climate that fosters the ideals of leadership by leading by example, encouraging professional and personal development, maintaining equipment and caring for personnel.
Assistant Operations Officer for a light infantry battalion in the 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division consisting of 876 personnel assigned to six companies; a headquarters company, three light infantry rifle companies, one heavy weapons, and a forward support company. Responsible for assisting in the planning coordination, resourcing, supervision of training, a command and control, and operations of the battalion. Served as the plans officer responsible for coordinating with outside agencies in higher headquarters, writing and publishing orders, assisting with the targeting process, controlling the synchronization and dissemination of information with higher, adjacent and lower echelons.
Served as unit advisor to the commander on physical readiness issues as well as establish and monitor both unit and individual Physical Readiness Training Programs. Capable of providing instruction to include the science of exercise, physical fitness assessment, exercise training principles, exercise prescription, exercise leadership and development of individual and unit physical readiness programs in accordance with current Army doctrine and regulations.
Proficient in the Tactical Employment of Mortars; Fire Support Planning; Mechanical Training; Live Fire Exercises; Forward Observation Procedures; Fire Direction Procedures; Maintenance; and Survey Techniques.
Able to provide immediate, far-forward medical care on a widely dispersed battlefield while awaiting further medical treatment and evacuation. Trained in the unique aspects of applying emergency medical care to casualties on the battlefield. The advanced management of airway, chest trauma and hemorrhage of the battlefield casualty are all addressed. Triage and Tactical evacuation are also addressed.
Trained in Training Management for Company, Platoon and Troop; applies to Squadron and Battalion level training concepts while providing logistical operations. Employs platforms, service support and maintenance assets available to sustain the fight in an Brigade Combat team.
Ranger Course Graduate physically and mentally tough, proficient in Squad and Platoon dismounted operations in austere terrain. Understands how to plan, coordinate, and execute small unit missions confidently and completely with minimal guidance. Manages stress and can push their subordinates further and faster than they previously thought possible. Understands the physical and mental limitations of the human body and will be more capable of leading their units in conditions that would defeat the average leader.
Committed to the Army Profession and the Army Values, and has the foundation for self development. Physically and mentally tough and displays moral courage. Tactically and technically proficient at Infantry platoon operations and familiar with combined arms doctrine. Prepared to build a cohesive, disciplined platoon and lead them through the rigors of combat; confident in his ability to set and enforce standards. Able to analyze the components of a complex problem, make sound and timely decisions, and communicate a solution in the form of a mission order. Capable of training and preparing a platoon for deployment to combat.
Trained in close quarters Combatives and prepared to close with and defeat the enemy in hand to hand combat.
Airborne school teaches the philosophy and basics of airborne operations, it strengthens unit cohesion, discipline, and supervision while providing quality paratroopers throughout the force.
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