Experienced Leader and Military Veteran with an Active Security Clearance and over 8 years of proven experience in teaching, counseling, communication, organization, and logistics. Supervised multiple employees from various professional backgrounds on medical efficiency and advocating for wounded warriors. Taught personnel on the employment, operation, readiness, maintenance, and accountability of a PATRIOT Missile System and associated equipment valued in excess of $115M. Performed as a member of a fire team during drills. Served as a subject matter expert on weapons and battle drills. Oversaw a team consisting of up to 30 soldiers. Recipient of multiple awards for outstanding performance and professionalism in the United States Army. Career supported by a Bachelor of Arts. Areas of expertise include:
Training and Development
Equal Opportunity, Current.
Environmental Compliance, Current.
Emergency Medical Technician - Basic, Expired.
Forward Support Company First Sergeant June 2014 to May 2016UNITED STATES ARMY - Fort Hood, Texas
Managed a multi-functional Forward Support Company which provided support to a Cavalry Squadron.
Advised the Commander in planning and coordinating all logistics activities in support of the Squadron's mission.
Oversaw the management of Army systems which included training management, accountability of personnel, processing of all administrative actions, records, and evaluations.
Assumed responsibility for the discipline, health, welfare, morale and professional development of five Officers, 35 Noncommissioned Officers, and 70 Soldiers.
Managed soldiers' Comprehensive Transition Plan; coordinated resources to assist with finance and patient administration.
Oversaw all administrative tasks and logistical training were completed early or on time with a 100% compliance rate.
In charge of the Company when the commander was unavailable.
Senior Maintenance Supervisor November 2013 to June 2014UNITED STATES ARMY - Fort Hood, Texas
Supervised a team consisting of up to 30 soldiers.
Directed tactical and technical operations.
Maintained and accounted for vehicles, weapons systems, and communications systems.
Oversaw administrative, logistic, and information technology support for the unit.
Counseled personnel on job performance; trained personnel to perform mission critical and administrative tasks relevant to the company's objective Supervised the employment, operation, readiness, maintenance and accountability of a PATRIOT Missile System worth over $115M; ensured uninterrupted surveillance for enemy threats.
Instructed classes on Environmental Control, Combined Federal Campaign, Army Emergency Relief, Radiation Safety, Recycling and Unit Drug Prevention; ensured 100% of personnel were trained.
Trained and certified the incoming replacement team to prepare them for the defense of Kuwait.
Successfully conducted 10+ security cooperation engagements with the Kuwaiti Army; fostered a thriving DUSTIN NEWMAN PAGE 2 host-nation relationship.
Directed training and development for team members to attend a total of 29 schools for certifications with no interruption of the organizations daily operations.
Air Defense Crewmember Supervisor January 2010 to January 2012UNITED STATES ARMY - Fort Hood, Texas
Responsible for the professional development, training, and career planning of eight soldiers.
Served as the subject matter expert on all weapons and battle drills.
Trained personnel on the PATRIOT Missile system and associated weapons; directly accountable for equipment valued in excess of $1.5M Advised and coordinated test related activities for all Air and Missile Defense systems; assisted in surveillance exercises with a 100% passing rate.
Counseled personnel on a monthly basis ensuring training readiness, personal and family resiliency.
Air Defense Crewmember January 2008 to January 2010UNITED STATES ARMY - Fort Hood, Texas
Performed as a member of a fire team during combat drills.
Upheld the maintenance, emplacement, and movement of a PATRIOT radar system.
Successfully prepared and mobilized the radar system four times as part of surveillance exercises with a 100% passing rate.
Responsible for training and maintenance of the PATRIOT radar system.
Dedicated on all assigned weapons; 100% qualification rate.
Bachelor of Arts : Religion and Bible, 2007Houghton College - Houghton, NYReligion and Bible
Guidance Counselor, The Landing, Killeen, Texas, 2015 - Present
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Guidance Counselor, The Landing, Killeen, Texas, 2015 - Present SELECT AWARDS Army Commendation Medal (2x) Army Achievement Medal (4x) Global War on Terrorism Medal
administrative, Army, Arts, Counseling, finance, information technology, Leadership, logistics, radar, weapons, personnel, Primary Care, Research, Safety, Security Clearance, Supervision, Teaching