Platoon Leader of a 27 man Mortar Platoon in a Stryker Brigade Combat Team capable of worldwide deployment, conducting decisive action operations to include combined arms maneuver and accurate indirect fire support. Specialize in managing and preparing training schedules for personnel. Possesses exceptional people skills and is skilled with conflict resolution.
Strong attention to detail
Secret security clearance
Developed Fire Direction Control (FDC) training and a test for certification, in order to prepare Squad Leaders to operate autonomously when they transferred to the line companies.
Created a Leader Professional Development (LPD) presentation for the Battalion leaders on the capabilities and characteristics of mortars, allowing me to further my education on the technical and tactical aspects of the weapon systems and to educate the Battalion on mortar employment.
Trained company mortars on key collective tasks, resulting in three fully functional 60-mm and 120-mm sections.
Achieved Platoon certification on all assigned weapon systems and battle drills on the team and squad level.
Displayed efficiency in conducting rapid, suppression fire missions for the Scout Platoon during their Team live fire exercise (LFX), out-performing all other Brigade indirect fire assets used during the LFX; the 81-mm section were processing fire missions and hanging rounds in 30 seconds or less.
Mortar Platoon Leader June 2014 to May 2015United States Army － Fort Carson, Colorado
Responsible for the combat readiness, retention, welfare, morale, conduct, and force protection of the platoon and the well-being of their families.
Effectively completed planning, implementation, and was responsible for the evaluation of training designed to develop leadership, technical knowledge, and tactical proficiency within the platoon. The platoon was the most proficient at the employment of mortars in the entire Battalion
Successfully led a platoon that was ready to conduct safe and efficient indirect fire in combat in less than half of the time it takes for the average mortar section to be prepared for the same task.
Responsible for over $12,000,000 worth of installation equipment. All of the equipment on my hand receipt was accounted for during my time as Platoon Leader.
Assistant S-4 March 2014 to June 2014United States Army － Fort Carson, Colorado
Prepared multiple memorandums for the Battalion resulting in the approval of supply requests which led to the unit being able to train properly.
Ensured the unit had transportation to training, during its infancy, by attaining mass transport for requesting companies.
Consulted other units in order to negotiate and gain their unused supply that would benefit our unit.
Bachelor of Arts : Political Science, 2012Loyola University New Orleans － New Orleans, Louisiana