Experienced U.S. Army Major, Proven Leader, Manager, and skilled Staff Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the US Army, Joint and Multi-National organizations. Top Secret/SCI clearance. Skilled in Microsoft Office, Strategy, Foreign Affairs, Intelligence, Operational Planning, Tactics, and Command. Strong Government and Military Industry professional with a Master of Arts Degree focused in Statecraft and National Security Affairs from the Institute of World Politics and a Master of Military Arts and Sciences from the US Army School of Advanced Military Studies. Seek new professional challenges focused on National Security, Foreign Affairs, and Intelligence.
Supports the testing and experimentation of new warfighting systems and capabilities to build the US Army's dominance through the future of Multi-Domain Warfare. Serves on the Operational Planning Teams (OPTs) for key experimentation exercises to test new warfighting capabilities. Providing expertise and experience in the study and development of Multi-domain Warfare (Land, Air, Sea, Cyber, Space) to help build and ensure the US Army's dominance against near-peer and peer threats. Maintains and ensures personnel readiness through the challenges of COVID on current operations.
Served as the lead Combined/Joint Planner for the United Nations Command HQ. Lead Operational Planning Teams and liaised with US, ROK, and UNC allied partners in developing plans and operations. Developed the first tier III Contingency Plan for a four-star command to respond to escalating crisis or emerging conflict greatly improving the United Nations Command's readiness, force generation and warfighting capability. Worked with the US Forces Korea "Deep Fight" long-term planning for COVID response. Helped develop the UNC response plan to COVID. Served on the team which developed the best practices and procedures in COVID response which was distributed to US and allied commands worldwide to improve their fight against COVID. Earned the Joint Service Achievement Medal for leadership through a key training exercise. Earned the Defense Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters (3rd Award).
Served as a Senior Projects Officer for the Concept Development Division of the US Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence. Wrote a chapter on the future of Deep Maneuver Operations, with the Army's Chief of Infantry, in the 11 volume series, "In Deep Maneuver: Historical Case Studies of Maneuver in Large-Scale Combat Operations, titled "Disrupted, Denied, but Dominant: The Future Multi-Domain Operational Environment. Deployed to Joint Base Lewis/McChord as an Observer, Coach/Trainer for the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, mentoring the command's planners and improving their current and future plans development capabilities. Earned the Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster (2nd Award).
Strategic Planner for the US Central Command (USCENTCOM) Forward Operational Contract Support Integration Cell (OCSIC), forward deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar in support of OPERATION FREEDOM'S SENTINEL and OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE. Built the planning capabilities for the USCENTCOM Forward OCSIC, greatly improving the cell's oversight and planning for the eight OCSIC's across the CENTCOM Area of Responsibility in law, policy, and doctrine. Created the Operational/Strategic Design Framing of the USCENTCOM Area of Responsibility, a detailed map assessing the economic/business climate for US Military Contracting functions. The map was adopted by the US Military Operational Contracting Support organizations as best practice and doctrine. Rewrote planning doctrine in the US Military Joint Publication for Operational Contracting Support. Developed Courses of Action for optimizing OCSIC functions between USCENTCOM HQ in Tampa, FL and CENTCOM Forward HQ in Al Udeid AB, Qatar. Earned the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with Arrowhead (2nd Award), and Defense Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster (2nd Award).
Served as the Chief Training and Operations Officer (Squadron S3) for a US Army Cavalry Squadron of over 400 Soldiers. Was key in vastly improving the functions, planning, and training of Initial Entry Training, and six reconnaissance focused courses. Optimized the Squadron's functions through personnel shortages and novel emergent tasks. Provided mentorship and leadership of Staff Captains, Executive Officers, and Company Commanders. Developed the plan for the Gainey Cup Cavalry Competition, instrumental in its success. Developed the plans and trained the Squadron on a critical contingency operation, ensuring the Squadron's high level of readiness. Successfully served as acting Commander in the Squadron Commander's absence through a period of high operational tempo. Earned the Bronze Medallion in the Order of Saint George.
Army Land Operations Planner for the G5 Division Plans Branch in the NATO Allied Land Command. Was key to the success of the Land Forces Cell as part of NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT) exercises to certify NATO Maritime Command's Joint Command capability. Served as the Land Command Liaison to NATO Joint Forces Commands. Provided the planning expertise in joint and combined operations to redevelop contingency plans against new hybrid warfare threats. Earned the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.
Student at the Joint Combined Warfighting School at the Joint Forces Staff College. Army Planning experience and education in Operational Art contributed greatly to the success of the seminar. Achieved Joint Professional Military Education Phase II (JPME II) requirements (Joint Qualification).
Assistant Operations Officer for the Combined Arms Center-Training (CAC-T), an organization of 1,700+ Soldiers and civilians. Responsible for management, identification, development, and resourcing of Army Collective Training Strategies/Requirements and the efforts to develop programs to train units and leaders to conduct the full range of military operations in the contemporary operational environment in support of the Joint Force Commander. Greatly enhanced the operations, staff functions, and orders production for the CAC-T.
Student Officer at the US Army's Command and General Staff College (CGSC). Successfully completed the Army's Intermediate Level Education (ILE) earning Branch Qualification status. Completed the Advanced Tactical Studies Focused Program. Was selected for the elite US Army School of Advanced Military Studies (50% selection rate). Authored the academically peer-reviewed monograph, "Operational Arctic: The Potential for Crisis or Conflict in the Arctic Region and Application of Operational Art." Graduated with a Masters of Military Arts and Sciences, earning the moniker of the Army's "Jedi Knights."
Army Officer student at the Institute of World Politics, studying national security and international affairs. Provided military experience to the course studies and group discussions, enhancing the study of Diplomatic, Information, Military, Economic instruments of national power. Gained an expanded base of knowledge of diplomacy, foreign affairs, and intelligence furthering my joint/combined planning expertise. Graduated with a Masters of Arts in Statecraft and National Security Affairs, specialized in Public Diplomacy and Political Warfare.
Company Commander for Headquarters, Headquarters Company, US Army Alaska (USARAK). Responsible for the accountability, health, welfare, morale, discipline, and training of 152 personnel. Supervised maintenance and accountability of 34 vehicles, 138 weapons and equipment valued in excess of $4.6 million and annual budget $50,000. Maintained and executed company grade Uniform Code of Military Justice authority and responsibility. Planned, resourced, and executed company level training to include mandatory classes, weapons ranges, and common soldier tasks training. Was transformational in reasserting command over a major command headquarters operating across the Indo-Pacific Command's Area of Responsibility. Earned the Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster (2nd Award).
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