Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a newly formed S-Corporation, ORP Inc.
Current U.S. Passport.
Current DoD Secret Clearance (JAN 2014) and DoS Secret Clearance (NOV 2016). TS/SCI reinvestigation completed May 2014.
Career interests include degree completion, obtaining private and small commercial aircraft pilot's license, and to continue working CONUS (Continental U.S.) or OCONUS (Outside Continental U.S.) in support of the security and policies of the United States.
20 years of active duty service in the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC).
Multiple tours to the SOUTHCOM and CENTCOM theaters in support of both 7th SFG (A) and 3rd SFG (A) Areas of Operations (AO).
Member of sanctioned State Department directive to form a NATO SOF element within the Estonia Military Defense Force, 2012.
Winner of Vanguard Award for word done while at the DIA, 2013.
Small business owner.
Designated Defensive Marksman DDM/Protective Security Specialist PSS07/2017 to CurrentGarda World
Perform the day-to-day
protective security functions as specified in daily post and detail orders in support of the State Department directives.
Participating in advance security preparations when directed.
Serve as a member of an Emergency Response Team / Quick Reaction
Force (ERT / QRF) when assigned.
Role Player/Physical Surveillance10/2015 to 04/2016USGI
Participated in and supported SOF personnel in physical surveillance exercises to validate and/or modify ASO Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs).
Acted as role player to validate and/or critique SOF personnel as it relates to source recruitment.
Provide necessary feedback in order to enhance operator skill sets.
Role Player/Physical Surveillance07/2015 to 08/2015TouchPoint International
Participated in and supported SOF personnel in physical surveillance exercises in order to validate and/or modify ASO Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs).
Provided necessary feedback in both written and verbal format in order to enhance operator skill sets.
Acted as a source Role Player to enhance mission success in support of SOF personnel as part of a Joint SOCOM/JSOC Exercise.
Covert Method of Entry (CMOE)/ Planning/Photography 03/2015 to 04/2015SOC Group LLC
Acted as a assistant in classroom, hands on and practical application instruction of CMOE methods and procedures to enhance the skill sets of Special Forces ODA team personnel.
Additional instruction in Surveillance Detection Routes, Planning and Clandestine Photography.
Intel Fusion/Collection/Targeting03/2013 to 12/2013DIA
Worked as part of a Collection, Management and Targeting effort that coordinates with and through Inter-Federal Agency partners to provide Special Technical Collection in support of COCOM's as part of a larger Intelligence Community collaboration to target HVI's and HVT's.
Provided a 'surge' of National Intelligence Technical Collection capabilities to the forward warfighter element.
Estonia Defense Force SOF Instructor (NATO)04/2012 to 12/2012NEK
Acted as the lead Intelligence Instructor for the new formation of the Estonia SOF Unit in support of NATO guidance and operations. The formation is based on the U.S.Special Forces ODA team model concept.
Instruction included classes on Insurgency (COIN), Intelligence model and cycle, Analyst Notebook, Data Mining, Falcon View and the Targeting process.
Additional duties of instruction in Small Unit Tactics (SUT) to include; Planning (MDMP/IPB), Evasion and Recovery, Offensive Operations, Basic and Advanced Marksmanship, Urban Operations, Security and Defensive Planning.
Company Intelligence Sergeant (18F)12/2010 to 03/2012Bco, 2nd BN, 3rd SFG(A)
Special Forces Intelligence Sergeants are responsible for collecting and analyzing intelligence on the enemy.
The Intelligence Sergeant's role is highlighted during the planning and execution stage, as the information he gains is the basis for how the ODA (Operation Detachment Alpha or 12-man team) best accomplishes their mission.
Additional Company duties entail advising the Company Commander on current and future enemy activity, trends and tactics.
ODA Intel SGT (18F)/ODA Team SGT (18Z)04/2009 to 12/2010B co, 4th BN, 3rd SFG (A)
The Special Forces Team Sergeant (18Z) is responsible for supervising and instructing all members on the ODA during missions and during training.
The Team Sergeant is also required to oversee the training and preparation for Special Forces operations and supervising operations for higher headquarters, major commands and joint commands.
Special Forces Qualification Course Instructor01/2006 to 04/20091st Special Warfare Training Group (A)
Prepared students of non-infantry background (18X) for the Phase II portion of the Special Forces Q-Course.
Served as a Small Unit Tactics Instructor responsible for training, mentoring, and supervising a 15 to 18-man student element on the organization, doctrine, and tactics with special emphasis on land navigation, combat and reconnaissance patrols, mission planning, basic and advanced rifle/pistol marksmanship.
ODA Senior Communications Sergeant11/1999 to 01/2006Bco, 1st BN, 7th SFG(A)
Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of detachment tactical and operational communications and communication equipment.
Planned, prepared and assisted in the communications targets portion of the area study, prepared and assisted with briefings, brief backs and debriefings.
Obtained proficiency in and the instruction of the installation, operation and employment FM, AM, VHF, UHF, and SHF radio communication systems.
Special Forces Qualification Course Student, Communications (18E)08/1998 to 11/19991st Special Warfare Training Group (A)
Trained in Small Unit Tactics, Unconventional Warfare, Direct Action, Special Reconnaissance, Civil Affairs, Foreign Internal Defense, and Advanced Land Navigation.
Conducted Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) in the area of Radio Communication consisting of Morse code, message encryption and decryption, and the establishment of communications utilizing HF/CW, AM/FM, and SATCOM radios.
Squad Leader, Team Leader08/1992 to 07/1998Aco, 2nd BN, 75th Ranger Regiment
Ranger Infantry squad leader responsible for direct supervision of nine soldiers.
Trained and mentored soldiers on infantry tactics and leadership development.
Responsible for assisting the Platoon Sergeant with collective training in support of Ranger ARTEP and special operations missions.
Designated Defensive Marksman (DDM) 2017
Protective Security Specialist (PSS) 2017
Special Forces Sniper Course 2009
Special Forces Intelligence Sergeant Course (18F) 2008
Army Instructor Trainer Course (ITC) 2006
Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat Course (X3) 2001 - 2009
Vermont Mountain Course 2001
Survival, Escape, Resistance, and Evasion (SERE) Level C 1999
Special Forces Communications Sergeants Course (18E) 1999
Special Forces Assessment and Selection 1998
U.S. Army Static Line Jumpmaster Course 1996
U.S. Army Ranger School 1994
75th Ranger Regiment Indoctrination Program 1992
One Station Unit Training USAIC-MOS 11B 1992
Completing Bachelor's Degree in History/Military Studies.
Completing private pilots license.
5 month Defense Language Institute (DLI) study of Dari Language, 2010.
4 month Defense Language Institute (DLI) study of Portuguese Language, 1999.
Associates in Technology, Pierce College, WA., 1995.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Pierce College, WA., 1994.