To obtain a position as a United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) representative where my skills and experience can be effectively utilized for increased efficiency and productivity.
Upper-level management training
Battalion Level Staff Officer
Battalion Officer Recruiter
Strong attention to detail
1-623d Field Artillery (HIMARS)January 2013 to CurrentBattalion Training Officer Glasgow, KY
Additional Duty as the Battalion Officer Mentor. I over saw 15 ROTC Cadets and 4 OCS Candidates. I oversaw the ROTC Contract and SMP Process as well as the OCS Packet Submissions.
Battalion ENGIS Representative, duties included scheduling and conducting all Inspections to include, Initial Command Inspections, Command Supply Disciplinary Program, and Staff Advisory Visits.
As the Training Officer I oversaw 4 troop in the S3 Shop who's duties consisted of Battalion Level operations support, focusing on Training/Resourcing, Executing and Supervision of all Training events.
Kentucky Army National GuardJanuary 2001 to CurrentMember of KY Army National Guard Glasgow, KY
Currently serving as the Commander of the 203rd Forward Support Company with the responsibilities of the Planning and Training, Operations and Safety of a 194 Soldier Company.
I am responsible for the accountability and maintenance of approximately 200 million dollars worth of equipment.
Gained a Government "Secret" security clearance
Graduated from the Field Artillery Captains Career Course
Served a combat tour in Iraq.
Awarded 4 Army Commendation Medals, 1 Army Achievement Medal, 2 Army Reserve Component Achievement Medals with "M" Device, Combat Action Badge, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Service Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, and 4 Kentucky Accommodation Ribbons, 2 Kentucky Service Ribbons and numerous Certificates of Appreciation
Served as a Team Leader in the Iraq Combat zone.
Held the rank of Sergeant before Commissioning as a 2nd Lieutenant
Mobilized 4 times in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom
Helped to enlist 10 new members into the KYARNG Guard.
1-623d Field Artillery (HIMARS)July 2010 to January 2013Battalion Logistics Officer Glasgow, KY
Duties included Battalion Level Logistics support, Manged 23 Supply personnel throughout 5 units.
Planned and Resourced all Logistical support for 2 Pre-mobilization Annual Training periods and Unit Mobilization process at Camp Shelby Mississippi.
Organized and oversaw all cross leveling of equipment to mobilizing UICs.
138th Fires BrigadeJanuary 2010 to July 2010Financial Liability Investigations of Property Loss (FLIPL) Officer Lexington, KY
Preformed duties as the 18th Fires Brigade FLIPL Manager, I consulted with legal counsel, prepared brigade briefs and corresponded with dozens of other agencies and Soldiers in an attempt to recover property for the United States Government.
Processed 83 FLIPLs over a 6 month time span, managing a total of 95. My efficiency in processing FLIPLs increased the average processing time enough to move the Brigade from 5 of 6 to 2 of 6in processing time. This made the 138th Fires Brigade the highest ranked MACOM on the list. The management of 95 FLIPLs in 6 months represented over twice the number of FLIPLs processed in the last 3 years combined.
Also provided reporting and oversight of the "discharge report", in which I provided viability of Soldiers separated while still having organizational clothing and equipment issued to them.During the 6 month rotation the total liability from discharged Soldiers was reduced from over $200,000 dollars to less than $ 75,000 dollars.
As a additional duty of the FLIPL Manager, I also processed the majority of the Local Purchases for the 138th Fires Brigade. Initially untrained in the completing process of local purchases, I quickly learned, adapted, and processed all local purchases for the Trailer Mounted Tent System (TMSS) new equipment training and Annual Training 2011, which incorporated a large volume of individual purchases and a total dollar value of over $100,000 dollars.
Warrior Transition BattalionJanuary 2008 to August 2009Squad Leader Fort Knox, KY
Served as a squad leader in a Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB) comprised of all ranks, branches, and Military Occupation Specialties (MOS's) within the Army; responsible for the health, welfare, discipline, administration, and accountability for up to 10 soldiers.
Responsible for the squads adherence to military standards and medical treatment plans; tracked medical appointments, Medical Evaluation Board/ Physical Evaluation Board status, disability briefings and ratings; ensure all Warriors receive Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) Briefings; attend weekly meetings with case managers, assist Warriors in receiving Purple Heart awards, and generated daily, weekly, and monthly reports.
One of only two junior Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO's) from the National Guard selected to serve as a Squad Leader in the WTB, a leadership position reserved for Staff NCO's.
Developed the Platoon's tracking system for Warriors daily appointments and leave/pass.
Maintained 100% accountability of all Warriors and equipment.
Western Kentucky UniversityMay 2008Bachelors of Arts: Sociology Bowling Green, KY