Over seven years of military experience with two combat tours, one to Iraq and another to Afghanistan. Highly skilled in commanding daily patrols for a variety of missions. Called upon frequently to lead multiple personal protection detachments for VIP's. Currently the Company Small Arms Master Gunner and Resiliency Training Assistant. Continued focus on security and personal protection as a civilian while working as a Security Staff Agent for a large protection services company, while maintaining service as a Sergeant in the PA Army National Guard. Completed technical studies in protective services, specifically law enforcement and security for lifelong focus on law enforcement and criminal justice. Holds a SECRET clearance level in the United States Army.
Room Clearing Training
WLC (Warrior Leadership Course)
Defensive tactics training
Search and seizure procedures
NIMS (National Incident Management System)
FEMA NRF (National Response Framework)
ICS (Incident Command System)
Commanded a Fire Team while serving in an Infantry Platoon during Operation Enduring Freedom (2011-2012). Awarded four official commendations for personal achievement and critical contributions to the team. Currently under review for a Bronze Star for valor under fire while serving in Afghanistan. Graduate of a special scenario-based training in which you learned to stay
on mission even while being shot at -and hit- with specially modified
ammunition. These Simulated Combat (SimCom) exercises inoculate
trainees against fear of combat, and enhance performance during
emergencies. Promoted to Sergeant after five years of service.
to 02/2009 Company A, 1st BN / 111th INF – Taji,
In charge of all radio operations on behalf of the company commander;
Conducted daily patrols in support of counter insurgency operations;
Attached to a Personal Security Detachment.
Infantry Team Leader01/2011
to 02/2012 Company D, 1st BN / 279th INF – Paktia,
Commanded a four man team on daily patrols;
Conducted multiple checkpoints and counter insurgency operations;
Conducted daily route clearances in support of counter IED operations.
Infantry Team Leader01/2012
to Current Company A, 1st BN / 11th INF – Philadelphia,
Currently commanding a four man fire team;
Company Small Arms Master Gunner;
Company Resiliency Training Assistant.
Security Staff Agent11/2013
to Current Gavin De Becker & Associates – Los Angeles,
Assisted in Secure Transportation Operations for VIP's;
Member of the Personal Security Department, escorting highly visible clients throughout everyday events;
Trusted with securing and protecting our client's homes and property on a daily basis;
Conducted patrols throughout our clients property, ensuring that our company and client's policies are strictly followed.
High School Diploma: 2007Souderton Area High School-
Certificate of Completion: Protective Services2007North Montco Technical Career Center-
Currently Studying : General StudiesCurrentMontgomery County Community College-