Set up and configured system user hardware and software applications.
Duties: As a member of the United States Army, there are many tasks I must perform as an infantry soldier as well as a section sergeant. I have directed lower enlisted soldiers to ensure that missions were completed. I evaluated the work of soldiers in the field by inspecting the work they have completed to stay within the regulations of the Army speculations. I am able to manage time as well as achieving goals that expected to be met in a stressful environment with little or no supervision. I am able to formulate and execute plans to meet the requirements to complete any task that I receive. I am qualified on a variety of direct and indirect fire weapons and weapons systems. I have performed function checks and detailed inspections on all of these systems by following the guidelines of the applicable technical manuals. While doing these inspections, I log all deficiencies on a DD Form 2404. I then research the part number and the national stock number (NSN) for the deficiencies and note them on the 2404. While employing several types of explosivesand pyrotechnics, I have followed all safety guidelines and SOP's. I have handled a wide variety of ammunitions to include inventory, segregating, unpacking, repacking, inspecting, gauging and testing. I am familiar with MIL-STD 129.
I have held the position of squad leader of a mortar section with the wartime mission to deploy anywhere in the world. I have been responsible for the welfare, discipline, training, morale and professional development of soldiers. I have maintained technical proficiency on the plotting board, lightweight handheld mortar ballistic computer (LHMBC) and mortar firing computer system (MFCS). I have maintained proficiency in all aspects of the Fire Direction Center (FDC) procedures as well as tactical proficiency in the employment of the section as a Company Asset. I have been responsible for the maintenance and accountability of all Squad equipment valued at over $4,000,000.
During my deployment to Iraq, I developed and illustrated load plans for crew trucks prior to going on missions. This involves plotting and storing the munitions so that they are safe for our gun crews. This is all part of our PCC s (Pre Combat Checks) and PCI s (Pre Combat Inspections). Upon completion of these checks, if any problems have occurred, I would fill out maintenance worksheets and ensure that all problems are fixed and fully functional before use.
I am also qualified as an 11C (Mortarman). This involves demonstrating assembly as well as firing the 60mm, 81mm, and 120mm mortar systems. I clean, inspect, and ensure that all of the parts of the mortar systems are in complete working order. I must also count, transport, unpack, pack and inspect the highly explosive mortars before use. This is to ensure that they are safe in accordance with the proper TM s (technical manuals) for use. Upon completion of the mission I must recount the munitions and pack them for proper transportation of these rounds. I have held the position of Range Safety Officer on many different rifle ranges as well as rocket and mortar fire ranges. This position description includes monitoring the range ensuring that personnel on the range are maintaining proper safety techniques when entering and leaving the range. I have a working knowledge of communicating with the range safety personnel as well as following orders from the SOP of the range. I have supervised the set up a variety of ranges. I have a working knowledge of making the call of going "hot" on the range when it becomes safe and functional. This procedure includes calling the range manager and following orders from him/her. I have also been deployed across the state of Indiana for flood events. This job included working directly with the Department of Homeland Security, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), CEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA), Department of Corrections, Indiana State Police, U.S. Coast Guard, and the Indiana Air Guard. This job title was to direct over 300 military personnel and over 60 prisoners from jails and prisons all across the state. I followed orders from the director of Indiana Dept. of Homeland Security to move and coordinate troops and prisoners to different locations of the state to help with flood efforts and to help save lives of residents in towns/cities of Indiana. This also included monitoring Doppler radar and posting movements of troops on the Homeland Security website blog so that information could be passed on to other parts of the state. I was directly in charge of moving and coordinating troop movement across the entire District 10 of Southwest Indiana. I have completed the U.S. Army's Warrior Leader Course. This course helps noncommissioned officers develop and become role models for subordinate soldiers. I have held the position of squad leader as well as section sergeant. I have met all standards of the Army in physical fitness as well as maintaining levels of confidence in my leadership skills. I have surpassed all the proper tests to hold the chief positon of the fire direction center. This duty includes being responsible for the daily duties of 24 Soldiers in a rapid deployment unit. I have received and processed fire missions for the battalion for accurate and timely fire support; advises and assists the Platoon Sergeant and Platoon Leader on the combat employment of mortars. I have also been routinely responsible for over $2 million worth of equipment for maintenance and accountability. I have mitigated risk through risk management procedures and have applied the proper measures to ensure safety and mission capability of the troops. I have been responsible for the training, health, morale, welfare and discipline of soldiers under my command. I have made sure to keep the Platoon Sergeant informed of squad status with regard to accountability, combat readiness, education, personnel action and promotions. I have to ability to directly supervise the maintenance and accountability of squad equipment.
This course provides basic training in the safety and fundamental technical aspects of ammunition and explosives for personnel directly involved in hands-on exposure to ammunition items and/or operations. Course content introduces the characteristics of different classes of ammunition and explosives and safe handling procedures and explosive safety requirements for the receipt, storage, maintenance, demilitarization and issue of ammunition at U.S. Army installations.
Ammo-43 Intermodal Dry Cargo Container (05/10/2008)
This course provides information required to inspect intermodal dry cargo containers IAW the CSC standards. Course content includes overview of various CSC container types, container structural and non-structural components, and a detailed analysis of inspection criteria required by CSC, U.S. Public Law, and Joint Service Regulations. Reporting requirements and inspection decal placement are also discussed.
Ammo-31 Environmental Considerations for Ammunition
Ammo-31 is based on environmental laws and regulations that have the most influence over ammunition and explosive operations. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with environmental considerations that must be taken into account during all phases of ammunition and explosive operations.
Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.
Companies Worked For:
Job Titles Held: