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 US Army. Effective communicator who quickly masters new roles and technologies to achieve positive results.
Achieved Master Instructor Certification while accumulating 2000 + Instructor Contact Hours.
Directly responsible for training development, task analysis, course design and validation of all course documents for the Advanced Leaders Course (ALC) for the Active and Reserve components for the United States Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School.
Successful completion of Both the Technical Escort Course and the CBRN Reconnaissance for Brigade Combat teams (STRYKER) Course, Earning the Leadership Award.
Maintained 100% accountability of a large section of equipment worth over $2,000,000 during multiple overseas deployments.
Serving as a brigade Chemical, biological, radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) NCO in the Army's only FORSCOM Aviation training brigade; responsible for the development, training, and evaluation of the CBRN program for all Attach Reconnaissance Battalion/Squadrons fielding the AH-64D Longbow Helicopter during Unit Fielding and Training Program (UFTP); conducts observer, controller/trainer (OC/T) role and responsibilities during unit training; advises the brigade S3 in Army doctrine, planning, coordination, and execution of individual and collective training for CBRN operations.
Integrates knowledge of Systems Approach to Training (SAT), new instructional technology such as Distributed Learning (DL) applications, doctrinal and organizational changes in equipment, facilities to ensure they support the Terminal Learning Objective and Enabling Learning Objectives withing Program of Instruction (POI); performs and coordinates the development process to produce validated resident and non-resident courses of instruction and materials; provides recommendations to the Department of Training and Leader Development (DOTLD), USACBRNS on appropriate development strategies for training.
Served as the NCOIC for the Chemical and Biological Section of the Chemical Training Department (CTD); responsible for the development and the instruction for two Advanced individual Training (AIT) companies (class size of 60) on the technical and tactical aspects of Chemical and Biological fundamentals; responsible for writing six lesson plans, training aids, and other materials required to support instruction; responsible for the development of 12 subordinate NCO's; resolves problems associated with training, safety, maintenance, and logistics.
Served as NBC NCO of a battalion that is comprised of four transportation companies, one quartermaster company, one ordinance company and a transportation detachment totaling 1250 soldiers; responsible for the planning, supervision and execution of the battalion NBC and Safety Program; responsible for the welfare, training and discipline of three NCO's; advises the battalion Commander on all aspects of Mission safety.
Served as NBC NCO for a heavy Transportation Company (HET) consisting of over 250 soldiers; provides training, advice, and proper maintenance procedures; responsible for unit NBC equipment and NBC operations; prepares and evaluates NBC reports; provides specific instruction of effects and decontamination of NBC agents; manages a 20 soldier NBC team; performs NBC reconnaissance; advises Commander on NBC threats during Combat operations in Iraq.
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