Seasoned, versatile, and professional Special Forces Operator with seven years of evolving technical and tactical expertise. Well-regarded mentor and leader known for insightful situational analysis of complex tactical and social situations. Adept at negotiating with diverse groups of government and military representatives with competing agendas to find common ground and achieve mutually acceptable resolutions to complex issues. Respected subject matter expert in tactical, engineering, and source handling operations, and training. Solid team leader and project manager skilled at reporting, facilitating, mentoring, appraising staff, and implementing policies, and procedures. Substantial expertise in military grade explosives, human source handling, and clandestine communications. Trained in clandestine instillation of video and audio surveillance equipment.
Eglin AFB, FL and Bogota, Colombia $50,000 per year United States Army Average hours per week: 40 Company Operations Sergeant E-7 Supervisor: Randy Surles Phone: 850-612-6410 Bravo Company 3rd Battalion 7th Special Forces Group (A) consists of a six Special Forces teams. Each team has its own specialty including, Direct Action, Mountaineering, Special Infiltration, HALO, Scuba, and Military Source Handling. Each team stands ready to deploy to any part of the world and conduct a variety of mission sets including, Conducted Foreign Internal Defense (FID), Special Reconnaissance (SR), Direct Action (DA), Unconventional Warfare (UW), Counter Insurgency Operations (COIN), Counter-Terrorism (CT) and Afghan Village Stability Operations (VSO). COMPANY OPERATIONS SERGEANT: Lead and oversaw the administrational duties for all aspects of Bravo Company's move from FT. Bragg, NC to Eglin AFB, FL. Managed the logistical and administrational operations of 15 Special Forces teams during a one year deployment to the embassy in Bogota, Colombia. Served as the Special Forces liaison for multiply interagency training events. Selected by the Colombian government as lead foreign explosives investigator in the assignation attempt of Colombia's former Prime Minister of Defense.
FT Bragg, NC $41,500 per year United States Army Average hours per week: 40 Junior/Senior Engineering Sergeant Supervisor: Dave Armstrong Phone: (910) 988-1797 (A) was the mountaineering team assigned to the company. ODA 7312 was deployed to Afghanistan four times between 2005 and 2011. Each deployment was different but each of the following missions were performed with high success, Conducted Foreign Internal Defense (FID), Special Reconnaissance (SR), Direct Action (DA), Unconventional Warfare (UW), Counter Insurgency Operations (COIN), Counter-Terrorism (CT) and Afghan Village Stability Operations (VSO). SPECIAL FORCES ENGINEERING SERGEANT: Supervise, plan, lead, and instructed, basic and advanced demolition and construction operations to US and Foreign Forces up to battalion level. Conducted Foreign Internal Defense (FID), Special Reconnaissance (SR), Direct Action (DA), Unconventional Warfare (UW), Counter Insurgency Operations (COIN) and taught the Afghan Village Stability Operations course (VSO. I preformed missions using airborne, fast rope, rappelling, vehicle, and foot infiltration/exfiltration techniques. Identified and reduced US and foreign munitions and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Employed conventional and unconventional warfare tactics and techniques as in combat engineering. Trained, advised, and supervised indigenous, surrogate, paramilitary, and legitimate security forces. Conducted both dynamic and explosive breaching. I developed and maintained proficiency in regional orientation, cross-culture training, and foreign language skills. Was responsible for over one million dollars worth of the detachment's equipment. Performed field fortification, bridging, and rigging. Maintained rigorous physical fitness program to support combat readiness. Completed four combat deployments to Afghanistan. Selected as the assault cell leader for over 50 Kill or Capture missions. Completed two non-combat deployments to Colombia, South America. Attended and graduated a multitude of military schooling (reference "Job Related Training" for list of military schooling). SPECIAL FORCES ASOT LEVEL III: Participated in partner agency surveillance and counter surveillance training events with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Assigned as ODA's leading technical surveillance and reconnaissance expert. This included, but was not limited to, the development and employment of covertly installed vehicle, room, and personal mounted listening and video devises. The information gained from my technical surveillance and reconnaissance installations played a vital role in the success of over 30 missions. Operated as my team's ASOT level III military source handler. Utilized multiply forms of clandestine communication techniques in order to trained and collect mission pertinent information from over 20 unwitting human sources. SPECIAL FORCES INVESTIGATIVE EXPERIENCE: Trained and conducted sensitive site exploitation, and crime scene investigation in accordance with the standards taught by A-T Solutions company. Worked cumulatively one year with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Foreign-Deployed Advisory and Support Team (FAST) in Afghanistan supporting the mission of opium eradication, evidence collecting, and assisting in detaining opium trafficking suspects. Organized training that covered source handling, evidence collection and crime scene maintenance to other Special Forces personnel. Conducted interrogations of over 100 detainees which lead to follow up missions that resulted in physical and electronic evidence being discovered and collected. Planned and lead biometric collection operations i.e. rental scans and finger prints on main human, drug, and weapon trafficking routes on the boarder of Afghanistan and Pakistan. Interviewed over 30 military sources in order to collect pertinent information needed to develop target packets. Trained in body language reactions that pertain to truth and deception.
FT Bragg, NC $25,000 per year United States Army Average hours per week: 40 Special Forces Training Recruit Supervisor: N/A Phone: N/A U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center And School is located at FT Bragg, NC and is where a knowledgeable and diverse training staff takes on the challenge of turning inexperienced soldiers into Special Forces Operators. SPECIAL FORCES TRAINING RECRUIT: Served in small unit leadership positions. Learned conventional and unconventional warfare tactics. Trained in explosives, explosives theory, construction, and mechanical breaching. Completed 640 hours of foreign language training. Trained in evasive questioning and Prisoner of War (POW) survival techniques.
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Graduated with a GPA: 3.58 and Magda Cum Laude Academic Achievement Award
Accomplished a GPA:3.72
Army Basic Training 04/2004, Airborne School 05/2004, SFAS – Special Forces Assessment and Selection 09/2004, PLDC/BNCOC 11/2004, SUT – Small Unit Tactics 12/2004, Special Forces Engineer Course 04/2005, SOLT – Special Operations Language Training Spanish 10/2005, SERE (High Risk) – Survival Evade Resist Escape 10-2005, Lancero School (Colombian Ranger School) 12/2006, USASFC Senior Mountaineering Master Trainers Course 07/2007, BlackWater Shooting and Driving School 08/2007, Advanced Special Operations Techniques (ASOT) Level II 09/2007, Ranger School 12/2007, Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat Course (SFAUCC) 02/2008, 3 week full mission profile PMT (Pre-Mission Training) at the National Training Center 03/2008, High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) School 05/2009, Attended Vertical Innovation Associates (VIA) surveillance course 06/2009, Advanced Special Operations Techniques (ASOT) Level III 11/2009, Completed the Intermediate Search/Tactical Site Exploitation (ATS106) 05/2010, 2 week full mission profile pre-mission training at Tier1 training facility 06/2010.
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Bronze Star Medals x 3, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medals x 2, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 3 campaign stars, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon x 2, NATO Medal Afghanistan, US Army Airborne Basic Parachutist Badge, Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab
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