Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) Defense specialist with more than 11 years in the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Successfully led training programs for thousands of Marines. Reliable, diligent and flexible with superb communication capabilities. Military professional with experience in team management, administrative accountability and equipment management.
Responsible for training other personnel in the organization on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). During these years, my team and I were able to train over 3000 personnel in contamination avoidance and immediate actions in regards to WMDs.
Responsible for training other personnel in the organization on WMD and maintaining a warehouse of equipment for 1000 individuals. During this period, I had completed 2 combat deployments and successfully embarked the organizations block CBRN equipment of over 2000 complete protective suits, chemical and radiological detection equipment, and decontamination equipment with no discrepancies. While deployed to the Al Anbar province of Iraq, myself and 1 other Marine developed and implemented standard operating procedures (SOP) for our area of responsibility and established warehouse and maintenance operations for our equipment.
Responsible for tracking, scheduling, and organizing training for the 52 personnel directly underneath me in the work section. During this time frame, all personnel within the work section were able to complete their training objectives and be 100% complete with fiscal and annual year requirements well before set deadlines. Later on during this period, I assumed the 1st MLG Inspections Chief which required examining subordinate organizations for any and all discrepancies in their training plans and record keeping practices.
Responsible for tracking, scheduling, and organizing training for 130 personnel in the work section as well fill the roles of senior personnel during their absence. During this time, I was directly responsible for coordinating and organizing 62 different training evolutions which resulted in all personnel being 100% complete within the established time lines.
Head supervisor for the 2 Assessment Consequence Management (ACM) sets maintained at the organization. My team preformed maintenance and overall accountability of the chemical and radiological detection equipment. I established a training plan for personnel to be properly trained in the use and employment of the equipment. If any of the equipment would break, I would coordinate with the contracting company to either replace or fix the item.
During the disaster relief operations in Japan, I assumed the role of Team Leader for 9 Marines that were responsible for monitoring radiological data in the Sendai Prefecture. I would compile the data and send the reports to high headquarters for analysis.
Responsible for scheduling, organizing, conducting, and supervising CBRN training events as well as annual/fiscal unit training requirments. During this time, I was directly responsible for approving all training information turned in to my work section for roughly 1200 Marines. Prior to approval, I would check all data submitted for any discrepancies.
Scheduled 18 unit safety training evolutions which resulted in a 95% training completion overall for the unit for annual/fiscal training requirements.
Instructed 4 mask confidence exercises resulting in a total of 900 Marines and sailors learning basic knowledge of their protective equipment and other CBRN related topics such as immediate decontamination and proper marking of contaminated areas.
-Learned basic skills for protecting against a CBRN attack in a combat environment.
-Instructed in basic decontamination and monitor survey.
-Taught proper use of equipment in order to identify chemical and biological agents and also how to properly predict radiological fallout.
-Received basic warehousing instruction for CBRN equipment.
-Learned different types of transports and storage for hazardous materials.
-Taught proper identification of containers holding hazardous materials.
-Taught proper ways to stop hazardous spills and environmental sampling.
-Taught effective ways to stop containers leaking hazardous materials.
-Received confined space training.
-Trained in identification of hazardous situations such as accidental spills and releases.
-Trained up to technician level which includes the ability to identify the hazard and stop the spread of contamination.
-Taught proper equipment maintenance for the instruments used in the sets.
2005: Awarded a Certificate of Commendation for performance while serving in Operation Unified Assistance based out of Utapao Thailand.
2006: Awarded a second Certificate of Commendation for warehousing duties while serving with 1st Battalion 4th Marines Regiment.
Awarded Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (NAM) for showing keen insight on all CBRN related aspects and combat related skills.
2007: Awarded second NAM for superior CBRN knowledge while establishing operating procedures in a combat deployed environment and during 4 CBRN related responses. Also during 2007, I was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal (AFAM) for superior performance during joint operations with the Air Force.
2011: Awarded third NAM for superior performance while serving as Platoon Sergeant for the 1st MLG CBRN Defense Platoon.
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