Skillful and dedicated Administrative Manager with extensive experience in the coordination, planning, and implementation of daily operational and administrative functions in a highly confidential, fast paced, stressful environment.
Coordinated all logistical support to three separate 370-man Mongolian Expeditionary Task Force rotations, with forces in seven separate locations across Afghanistan. Procured, accounted for, and ensured the serviceability of over $4 million worth of vehicles, radios, night observations devices, and other US-provided equipment to the Mongolian Contingent. Synchronized the efforts of the Mongolian Contingent's security forces with those of US and other Coalition members, overcoming multiple language barriers.
As a Cavalry Squadron Commander I built, trained, and supervised the Squadron Staff to conduct required planning and to establish required Policies and Standing Operating Procedures.
Served as the Officer In Charge of an 8-man Transition Team embedded with a 500-man Afghan National Army unit in a remote part of Afghanistan. My team trained the Afghan soldiers and officers and accompanied them in combat operations to provide coalition effects and support to those operations. Supervised the procurement of several million dollars worth of supplies and equipment for the Afghan forces, maintaining accountability of every dollar spent.
Served as the first Executive Officer (Deputy Commander) of the newly created 49th Missile Defense Battalion at Fort Greely, Alaska. Hired, built, and trained the staff for the only battalion in the U.S. Army dedicated to defending the United States from an intercontinental ballistic missile attack, operating the national, multi-billion-dollar Ground-based, Midcourse Defense system. Advised the Commander and assisted in the creation and implementation of a site security plan for the multi-billion-dollar missile defense complex. Recommended changes to the organizational structure which were approved at Department of the Army level, and subsequently implemented those changes. Served as one of three officers in the battalion to directly monitor missile arming procedures. Rated by the Brigade Commander as the top Major amongst 16 in the entire brigade.
Emphasis in staff officer functions at the strategic level.
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