Successfully navigated the inter-agency and achieved consensus and unified U.S. government policy positions prior to negotiations.
Developed the plan and facilitated communication between multiple host nation governments, U.S. embassies, and the Washington inter-agency, which resulted in the scheduling and successful negotiation of four defense cooperation agreements.
Managed an operational plans section consisting of five personnel that coordinated long range and inter-agency plans involving national support of U.S. Forces in theater.
Implemented a capabilities review board to support the U.S. troop drawdown to a presidential-directed force level of 9,800 and transitioned the mission to a new phase ahead of schedule.
Developed policy, plans, and orders that provided strategic guidance for Army operations throughout the U.S. European Command Area of Responsibility.
Started the implementation of the Army's Regionally Aligned Forces concept throughout Army Europe, providing predictable forces for commanders to meet their mission requirements.
Led two crisis action planning teams, synchronizing multiple staff efforts to develop Army supporting plans for real-world contingency operations.
Authored and published multiple orders to ensure the readiness of Army forces that could be called upon to execute real-world contingency operations.
Led the planning effort for Army Campaign Plan Objective 8-6, a strategic effort to facilitate institutional change and position the Army for future missions in building partner capacity.
Developed concepts and approaches to improve regionalization of units, resulting in better trained and more capable forces tasked to perform Security Force Assistance missions.
Managed the time, administrative requirements, and briefing content for a senior military officer serving as the Director of Operations on the Army Staff.
Increased the effectiveness of a directorate-level staff system that distributed resources to Army units worldwide in a timely manner as they prepared for future combat missions.
Improved the accuracy and timeliness of the Army input to the Quarterly Readiness Report to the Congress, reporting key metrics to the legislative branch regarding combat readiness.
Enhanced civil-military relationships by speaking to multiple groups regarding my combat experience and how to support veterans in the workplace.
Mentored and developed the leaders of an Iraqi T-72 tank battalion so that the unit became operational ahead of the original planning timeline.
Utilized culturally appropriate advising techniques and promoted such practices for all members of the advisor team to influence Iraqi decision-making.
Working through and with Iraqi leadership, trained and developed an Iraqi combat formation to conduct counter-insurgency operations to secure their country.
Instructed, trained, and mentored 10 cadets to become successful Army officers.
Planned, synchronized, and resourced all training and operations for an 88 person ROTC cadet battalion and eight cadre.
Established the template for joint training with another cadet battalion to enhance the training and leadership experience for both schools.
Coordinated and managed the training of the first tank company to qualify on the M16A2 rifle, achieving a first time qualification rate of 93%.
Planned and safely executed four tank gunnery and field training exercises to prepare more than 400 tank crewmen to join the operational force.
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