I am veteran seeking to transition from the US Army to an armed security field. I am driven to apply comprehensive experience in field training, safety patrol and security details. I am versatile and a professional person offering a comprehensive background supporting U.S. military operations in roles of increasing responsibility for 7 1/2 years in the Armed Forces. I am a very effective communicator who quickly masters new roles and technologies to achieve positive results.
First Aid certified
Secret Security Clearance
Firearm and explosives handling
Trained in security
Trained in counterterrorism strategies
Theft prevention training
Superior customer service
MS Office proficiency
Hard working and self-motivated
Shipping and receiving
Food Service Specialist, Office Manager, QRF01/2008
to Current US ARMY – United States
Army - I joined the US Army in January 22, 2008.
I went to Fort Jackson, SC for Basic Training.
There I went through rigorous training, learned how to adapt to a stressful environment, weapon safety and proper marksmanship training, read and understand land maps, hand to hand combatives training, how to work as a team, how to be a leader, how to drive military vehicles equipped with air brakes and train for combat.
Once I graduated from Basic Training I went to Fort Lee, VA (Apr 2008) for AIT (Advanced Individual Training).
There I was learning my job as a Food Service Specialist.
I learned the basics of cooking and cooking in the field.
I got orders to Fort Hood, TX (June 2008) where I was assigned to the Dining Facility.
I cooked foods as prescribed by Army recipes.
I had to operate, maintain and clean field kitchen and dining facility equipment.
We had to perform preventative maintenance on said equipment.
I was a Team Leader for my squad where I had to provide guidance, instruction, direction and leadership to other soldiers (the squad).
We had daily accountable formations and proper training exercises.
In 2009 we had to deploy to Iraq for 13 months.
While in Iraq I was put on the QRF Team (Quick Reaction Force) and PSD Team (Personal Security Detachment).
We had to conduct high priority missions on insurgents and conduct random house to house searches.
On the PSD Team we would escort high ranking military members, such as Colonels and Generals.
Soon after my return home I got orders to Fort Carson, CO (March 2010) where I was put into the ration room for the Dining Facility.
There I ordered food and supplies necessary for the facility to operate, performed proper storage of meats, poultry, non -perishable and perishable item and conducted monthly and weekly inventories.
After working in the ration room for one year, I was interviewed for a higher position in the Command Group as an Office Manager for the Battalion Lieutenant Colonel and Battalion Command Sergeant Major.
While in Command Group I supervised and trained 3 soldiers, had to coordinate meetings with other department staff and served as main liaison for the Battalion Commander and Battalion Command Sergeant Major.
I conducted monthly inventories, created slide shows and spreadsheets, and filed important documents using Microsoft Office Software.
I scheduled and confirmed appointments for the supervisors, updated their daily calendar of events and I managed incoming and outgoing calls.
I also had to conduct PMCS (Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services) on our military vehicles weekly.
Our unit got deployed to Afghanistan in (February 2012) for 9 months where I still conducted these daily duties.
I also conducted briefs and debriefs for different missions.
I was also on the QRF/PSD Team as mentioned in my previous tour.
I returned home to Fort Carson and received orders for a hardship tour to Korea for one year (September 2013).
While in Korea I was assigned to the Dining Facility as a shift leader.
As shift leader I was accountable of 18 soldiers, making sure the shift was on time, the food was prepared correctly and in accordance with Army food and safety standards, as well as ensuring soldiers were practicing safe work habits.
My duties where to report any infractions that occur while on shift and had the authority to give a written counseling to my subordinates for said infractions of work rules or Army Standards.
I had to open and close the dining facility, make sure the building was properly secured and make sure all the food and supplies were.
properly stored away.
I also was a squad leader while in Korea and went on monthly field exercises to train my soldiers for combat awareness and situations.
After my tour in Korea, I received orders to Fort Polk, LA (October 2014).
While stationed in Fort Polk I was in charge of the ration room until I was discharged from the military (June 2014).
to 01/2008 Securitas Security – Detroit,
I patrolled my assigned facility and served as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and rule.
I reported all incidents, accidents and medical emergencies to law enforcement, as well as responded quickly to medical emergencies, bomb threats and fire alarms.
Answered alarms and investigated disturbances.
I patrolled industrial and commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure the security of doors, windows and gates.
I checked passes and credentials of persons seeking to enter the property, issued security badges and visitor passes to all guests, and inspected the parking lot to verify that vehicles were properly parked and displayed parking permits.
I investigated calls and complaints involving fire, theft, accident and hazard reports, and continuously monitored security cameras and alarm systems.
I also conducted hourly and daily written logs of all activity in and around the premises.
Maintenance and Janitorial.
Maintenance and Janitorial03/2004
to 10/2006 Sam's Club – Farmington Hills,
I gathered and emptied trash and recycling bins, maintained all janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable.
condition, and operated industrial janitorial equipment properly and safely.
I moved and carried equipment and furniture and troubleshot equipment problems using tools such as multi-meters and general hand-tools.
I installed equipment and systems on time and on schedule.
Packing and Receiving.
Packing and Receiving06/2001
to 03/2004 Uniborn – Detroit,
I unloaded, picked, staged and loaded products for shipping and receiving.
I transported goods from racks, shelves and vehicles, worked at a rapid pace to meet tight deadlines, and removed pallets and damaged products from returning trailers.
I cleaned equipment, operated powered lift trucks, floor sweepers, pallet jacks and forklifts safely with a 0% incident rate.
I assembled product containers and crates, packed containers cleared damaged items and loaded freight.
Associate's Degree: Criminal Justice1 2016Grantham University-
KYCriminal Justice I am still attending college online. I currently have 32 credits
High School Diploma: 1 2001Western International High school-
Associate of Arts: Criminal JusticeCurrentGrantham University-
Awarded the Army Service
Ribbon (2008), National Defense Service Medal (2008), Received Global War on
Service Medal (2008), Expert Marksmanship
Badge (2008 - 2014). Army Achievement Medal (2013), 3- Army
Commendation Medal (Feb 2010, May 2010,
2012), 2- Good Conduct Medals (2011, 2014), 2- Certificate of
Achievement Awards (2013, 2014). Iraq
Campaign Medal (2010), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2012), Combat Action
Badge (2012), NATO Ribbon (2012), Korea
Defense Service Medal (2014), 3- Over Seas Ribbon (2010, 2012, 2014).
I kept a PT score of 275
out of 300 during my military career. Personally responsible for over $600,000
in dry, frozen food items, weapons, electronic and sensitive items. I've
maintained 100% accountability of soldier's and daily inventories of
command equipment with no deficiencies, losses or damages. I've also maintained
a large section of equipment worth
over $800,000 during multiple overseas deployments.
Army, Basic, cooking, counseling, SC, CPR certified, direction, doors, forklifts, hand-tools, instruction, law enforcement, leadership, Team Leader, meetings, Microsoft Office Software, windows, multi-meters, Office Manager, cameras, Quick, read, Receiving, safety, shipping, spreadsheets, written
Report writing Secret) Security Clearance and Valid driver's license Supply and logistics planning Surveying and mapping Extremely organized Data management Strong verbal communicator Firearm Permit Firearms safety training Trained in defensive tactics Intelligence gathering techniques Accomplishments Awarded the Army Service Ribbon (2008), National Defense Service Medal (2008), Received Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (2008), Expert Marksmanship Badge (2008 - 2014). Army Achievement Medal (2013), 3- Army Commendation Medal (Feb 2010, May 2010, 2012), 2- Good Conduct Medals (2011, 2014), 2- Certificate of Achievement Awards (2013, 2014). Iraq Campaign Medal (2010), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2012), Combat Action Badge (2012), NATO Ribbon (2012), Korea Defense Service Medal (2014), 3- Over Seas Ribbon (2010, 2012, 2014