Military professional seeks Master of Arts degree in Administrative Leadership. Successful at building strategic partnerships, alliances and spearheading business relationships to achieve beneficial outcomes. Skilled in applying analytical, evaluative methods and techniques to resolve complex issues. Vast experience overseeing up to 300 host nation military personnel engaged in confidential operations while deployed overseas.
Top Secret Security Clearance
Trained in cross-cultural communication
Department of Defense Joint Planner
National Rifle Association Certified Instructor
National Association of Underwater Instructors Master Diver
U.S. Army Ranger School Graduate
Fluent in French up to an intermediate level in listening, reading, and speaking
Fluent in French up to a beginner level in writing
Special Forces Senior Sergeant, 08/2014
to Current US Army – Fort Bragg,
Performs senior leadership, staff, and training functions for up to a 300-person host nation military force in the French language while deployed in support of National Defense strategic and operational objectives.
Maintains a Top Secret/Secret Compartmentalized Information security clearance with a current counter-intelligence polygraph on file.
Oversees the training, safety, and professional development of 10 military enlisted personnel and two military officers.
Accounts for over $2,000,000 worth of equipment.
Proficient at implementing operational design into strategic level campaign planning.
Special Forces Weapons Sergeant, 12/2004
to 08/2014 US Army – Fort Bragg,
Performed middle level management, staff, and training for up to a 120-person host nation military force in the French language.
Developed, coordinated, and implemented strategies to advise and assist senior leadership, and staff by providing capability briefs, implementing enabler assets, and liaising between multinational, and inter-agency organizations.
Accounted for company equipment valued in excess of $1,000,000 without discrepancies while conducting training abroad.
Executed Safety Officer duties during high risk training without injury to personnel or loss of equipment due to successful risk mitigation implementation.
Airborne Infantryman, 01/1999
to 11/2004 US Army – Fort Bragg,
Led, and supervised 10-20 persons in offensive and defensive ground combat requiring the implementation of critical thinking and strategy implementation.
Provided training and supervision to multiple team members by implementing communication skills with the ability to assess and make decisions during high-intensity situations quickly, and efficiently, while undergoing high levels of stress.
Drafted military and nonmilitary correspondence.
Bachelor of Arts: Philosophy,
2017 American Military University - Charles Town,
Achieved a 3.95 GPA.
Member of the AMU/APU Socratic Philosophical Honor Society.
Coursework included ethical theory and concepts, and management ethics.
Associate of Arts: Business Administration,
2013 American Military University - Charles Town,
Achieved a 3.66 GPA.
Coursework included organizational behavior, and business writing.
High School Diploma: 1994 Central High School - Sallisaw,
Awarded the Bronze Star Medal for leadership and exceptional personal courage, integral to mission success during the conduct of lethal and nonlethal operations.
Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for dedication to duty that contributed to overwhelming mission success.
Awarded the Commendation Medal for outstanding performance and dedication to duty, critical to the success of combat operations under the most extreme and austere conditions.
Awarded the Humanitarian Service Medal for distinguished participation in providing humanitarian aid to the people of Pakistan during the Pakistan flood.