Distinguished 14 year military career, currently serving in the United States Army Transportation Corps. Promoted rapidly as a Non-Commissioned Officer to increasingly responsible leadership positions based on consistently strong performance and leadership abilities. Functioned in a variety of positions consisting of the logistical movement of military and civilian personnel, equipment and vehicles via air, land and sea. Collectively responsible for the training, development, health and welfare of over 300 Soldiers while serving as a squad leader, platoon sergeant or section supervisor. Currently assigned as a unit trainer specializing in training and certifying units for upcoming deployments. Possess a Secret security clearance.
Awarded numerous Army Service Medals for exemplary work performance to include the Bronze Star Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal (3); Army Achievement Medal; completion of three NCO service schools with exemplary outcome; presented with coins from several battalion commanders and Sergeants Major for providing outstanding support to units; selected over peers to be section supervisor or platoon sergeant on four different occasions; volunteered more than 500 hours to not for profit organizations.
Responsible for analyzing squad, platoon and company level performances during lane and live fire exercises and provide feedback to Army Reserve and National Guard training units using the after action review process; responsible for coaching, mentoring and evaluating units tactics, techniques and procedures on doctrinally correct offensive, defensive and stability operations in accordance with Army regulations to ensure combat readiness. Served as the Unit Movement Officer whose responsibilities included loading and inspecting containers holding unit and Soldier equipment being deployed; travel and accommodation arrangements for deploying Soldiers. Additional duties include serving as the battalion casualty notification/assistance officer where I was on standby to notify family members of service members' demise, and assist with protocol for final arrangements; battalion master driver where I trained and licensed all Soldiers on operating assigned vehicles; and the battalion equal opportunity representative.
Served as the transportation logistics NCOIC and the Platoon Sergeant of the Support Operations department supporting a Stryker brigade combat team. Supervised all transportation logistics operations which included processing of transportation movement requests; tasking of land transportation assets to requesting units; and coordinating external heavy machinery support as necessary; and operations of the Regimental wash rack. Conducted mission analysis, and recommended courses of action for exercises and daily missions. Responsible for the health, welfare and training of 44 Soldiers.
Provided guidance and supervision relating to the movement control functions of cargo and personnel by air and land transportation. Coordinated all facets of transportation information related to planning, coordinating and evaluating the most cost effective methods of movement, movement control and logistical support. Responsible for the health, welfare and training of eight personnel.
Supervised and oversaw a $6 billion annually funded Logistics Civil Augmentation Program contract for United States Forces-Iraq. Managed and provided command oversight of the theater transportation mission assets valued at $637 million, consisting of over 6000 transportation assets and 5200 contracted personnel. Enforced staff policy for movement control functions of cargo and personnel by air and surface transportation
Supervised the planning and preparation of battalion training events and operations. Responsible for training management and administration within the battalion to include training schedules, long range calendars, administering battalion physical fitness tests, scheduling Soldiers for department of the Army and local service schools. Prepared, tracked and maintained all battalion training records and unit status reports. Oversaw and tracked the scheduling of unmanned aerial vehicle operations and maintained all operational flight records. Additional duties included brigade pregnancy physical training instructor; equal opportunity representative; combined federal campaign representative.
Responsible for allocating, tasking and tracking battalion vehicle assets. Devised vessel stowage plans and aircraft load plans to load battalion equipment for deployment and redeployment into theater of operations. Supervised the movement of personnel and equipment into and out of the Iraq theater. Oversaw and tracked the scheduling of unmanned aerial vehicle operations and maintained all operational flight records.
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