Conduct protective service operations under the direction of DS/RSO.
November 2016-Tactical Combat Casualty Care Provider Course, Kabul, Afghanistan
June 2014- Department of
State ERT (Emergency Response Team) certification course, Mazar-i Sharif,
June 2014- Academi/IDS Leadership course, Mazar-i Sharif, Afghanistan
May 2012- WPSIII
Academi/IDS transition course, Moyock, NC
2011- WPSIII Triple Canopy transition course, Zachary, LA
2010- WPPSII Triple Canopy, Zachary, LA
2010-Tactical Response Shooting Course, Camden, TN.
July 2009- Crucible EODTechnology, Fredricksburg, VA
State Department qualified:M240 B, M249 SAW
-M4 carbine(14.5 inch, 10.5 inch, iron sites/EoTech), Glock 19 and Remington 870
06/2016 to Current
Personal Security SpecialistInternational Development Solutions － Kabul, AfghanistanCurrently serve as a member of the US
Dept of States, Air Quick Reaction Force, ODIN, staged at Kabul International Airport. The mission
of our team is to be able to insert anywhere in the region via fixed
wing or rotary wing aircraft, in the event a US State Department compound, consulate or
embassy is attacked and state or foreign
personnel need to be evacuated.
08/2012 to 01/2015
PSSIDS － Mazar-i Sharif, Afghanistan
served on our task orders Quick Reaction Force serving as the lead truck M-240B
gunner. The mission for the QRF is to
act as a counter assault team during PSD movements in town or on out of town
movements. Staging our vehicles in the
vicinity of the venue in the event of an attack. My responsibility as a gunner is to provide
accurate fire to suppress the threat/threats upon arrival and during the rescue
of US State Department /PSD personnel.
to becoming a member of the QRF, I served as a driver for the follow vehicle on
a PSD movement team in support of Chief of Mission personnel. My responsibility as driver was to make sure
the teams Shift Leader and team medic arrive safely on venue. Once on venue I was responsible for
maintaining radio contact with the tactical operations center or TOC via our
team's satellite communications.
11/2010 to 01/2012
PSSTriple Canopy － Baghdad, Iraq
was assigned to a PSD team in support of the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. Our team was responsible for advancing the
venue/venues 45 minutes to an hour prior to the movement teams arrival with
Chief of Mission personnel.
on an advance team I served in various positions from driver, well gunner, and
09/2009 to 05/2010
Security Specialist IEODTechnology － Camp Striker/COP Cashe, Iraq
as vehicle commander for Camp Stryker's Rapid Response Team or RRT, with four
Ugandan security operators under my direct supervision. RRT was much like a QRF, responding to post
IDF attacks, patrolling the inner perimeter of the camps wall, helped the
military police during the event there were prison riots at Camp Cropper and
assisted in any VIP visits to the camp. When Victory Base was lost to SOC from EODT, I was relocated to COP Cashe, south of Baghdad. Once at COP Cashe I worked the night shift in the TOC, maintaining radio contact with the US forces performing presence patrols in the AO as well as contact with our Ugandan guard force in the towers, LP/OPs and entry control points.
05/2005 to 08/2006
PSD Team LeaderFalcon Group － Abu Ghraib, Iraq
served as a team leader on a primarily Kurdish PSD team for Falcon
Group in Baghdad/Abu Ghraib. Most of our missions
took place in the IZ or Green Zone as well as conducting airport runs dropping
off and picking up clients as well as company employees. Our teams were staged out at the PWC compound in the Abu Ghraib vicinity.
01/1999 to 12/1999
S1 US Army HHC 1/24 Inf , 1st Bde 25th ID － Ft Lewis, WAWorked in the S1 shop my last year in the Army, waiting for my Medical Review Board.
02/1998 to 01/1999
RiflemanC.co 2/75 Ranger － Ft. Lewis , WAPerformed a variety of missions including direct action, airfield seizure, special reconnaissance, personnel recovery, clandestine insertion and site exploitation. I was 'Released for Medical' from 2/75 due to an injury.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: US HistorySaint Martins University － Lacey, WA, USA12 credits shy of my BA.
High School DiplomaYelm High School － Yelm, WA, USA