Four years of demanding active duty military experience having been on two combat tours, serving as an Improvised Explosive Device detection dog handler, automatic rifleman, and Team Leader. Aided in the planning and execution of combat operations, supervised and made quick decisive corrections within his team of four, inspected the care and maintenance of his weapon and equipment along with those under his command.
Veteran of the United States Marine Corps with great leadership abilities having led Marines in combat operations. Knows how to conduct in a professional manner, and focuses on mission accomplishment, knows what needs to be done in order to complete tasks that he is given. Great problem solver when dealing with high stress situations. Resourceful when faced with complications, works well in stressful environments, can work efficiently with others.
Graduate of the School of Infantry from the Infantry Training Battalion, Led Fire teams in combat operations, utilized an improvised explosive device detection dog to protect Marines from an Improvised explosive device threat, graduated Tactical Small Unit Leaders course, graduated Combat Life Saver course, received National Defense medal, Global War on Terrorism medal, Afghanistan Campaign medal, National Atlanctic Treaty Organization defense medal, Sea Service deployment ribbon, Good Conduct medal, and the Combat Action ribbon.
Team Leader is responsible for carrying out the orders of the Squad leader, controls the fires of his team, and acts as the teams grenadier. He is also responsible for the care and maintenance of his equipment.
The automatic rifleman carries out the orders of the team leader by focusing firepower on enemy troop concentrations of four or more and will assume the duties of the fire team leader should the fire team leader become a casualty. Is responsible for the care and maintenance of his equipment.
Provides an asset to his squad by employing the Improvised Explosive Device Detection Dog to aid the squad against an Improvised Explosive Device threat. Is also responsible for the care and maintanance of the dog along with weapon and equipment.
Carries out the orders of the fire team leader. Is responsible for the effective employment of the rifle and for the condition and care of the weapon and equipment. The rifleman is trained as a scout.
School of Infantry Camp Pendleton, CA:
Graduated with an extensive knowledge of conventional warfare and infantry based tactics.
K2K9 Training Center Pinehurst, NC:
Graduated with an advanced knowledge on the proper care, maintenance, and employment of the Improvised Explosive Devise Detection Dog.
Combat Life Saver Course Twenty-nine Palms, CA:
Completed with proficiency in basic first aid as well as treatment of traumatic injuries related to combat.
Tactical Small Unit Leaders Course Twenty-nine Palms, CA:
Completed with knowledge and ability to lead small units in combat operations, as well as an advanced knowledge of all weapon systems organic to the infantry.
Combat Hunter Course Twenty-nine Palms, CA:
Completed with a mindset through integration of enhanced observation, combat patrolling, and combat tracking in order to produce a more ethically minded, tactically cunning, and lethal Marine better prepared to succeed across the range of military operations.
United States Marine Corps
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