Yasemin Cakil is a veteran having served in the military for over eleven years. A multi-lingual military professional, creative, industrious,mentally tough, nevertheless benevolent when working with a culturally diverse population. Experienced in team management, team work, administrative support, leading successfully training programs for thousands of soldiers. A flexible and loyal professional with the ability to adapt to civilian and military related jobs, including the willingness to relocate, after having served military, plus lived in Germany for 30 years.
Awarded the Army Achievement Medal in 2004 contributing and leading through innovative ideas of laying out in the Garrison Field Environment an organized work structure, finalizing to the the success of winning in the United States Army European Command Division the Connelly Award. Expanded relations with the U.S Army and the German Army with her language skills strengthening the partnership while stationed in Germany. Excelled in reporting training information in accordance and compliance with the military law and host nations traffic laws due to native language ability. Commended by the unit for superb supervisory actions and management in the Maintenance Field as a Shop Foreman.
As a Team Leader maintained detailed administrative and procedural processes to improve accuracy and efficiency in the Maintenance Office.Verified and logged in deadlines for responding to personnel status inquiries.Coordinated meetings with other department managers and served as main liaison between the Motor Pool Repair Shop and the Unit's Staff. Standardized filing system to increase efficiency. Improved communication efficiency as the primary liaison between work departments and section, supervisors and soldiers.Communicated with soldiers via phone, email and in person to distribute work information, duty assignments, and risk management. Handled and processed confidential soldier/personnel information. Protected personal assets and needs for the welfare of the soldiers, by recommending resources to overcome adaptation issues.Processed accountability on serviceable government property of military personnel. Monitored their work progress, determined their deficiencies and strengths. Managed personnel, by positively exploiting their strengths and reducing their weaknesses through perseverance, education and training. Approachability, negotiability. as a leader is a key factor in maintaining this position.
As a Shop Foreman and Maintenance Team Leader responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and recovery operations on wheeled vehicle. Used publications, technical manuals, safety materials, Supervised operation, personnel management, environmental compliance of Hazardous Materials, Composite Risk Management, Logistics and organizational Scheduled and Unscheduled Maintenance of Armored Military Trucks of M1151,M1117 and M927 models and specialized equipment.Emphasized Composite Risk Management and instilled safety as one of the main priorities to personnel. Created a library of military publications, which in return caused personnel to be more efficient at their work performance and knowledge.
As a Drivers Training Instructor planned and organized military training requirements within the military doctrine. Determined requirements for training, facilities, space, equipment, visual aids, and supplied to support military training requirements, and monitored the training program to ensure effective use of support items. Planned and organized phases of training, student flow, and assignments, consistent with available facilities.As an instructor of the 18th CSSB Drivers Training Academy, conducted over 1,000 hours of Drivers Training during rated period, resulted in zero injuries or accidents.Trained and licensed over 200 soldiers in preparation of Operation Iraqi Freedom Deployment.Excelled in training, leading and motivating others to achieve their highest potential and instilled in soldiers the importance to perform all task right for the first time.
As a Team Leader supervised four personnel in the administrative Human Resource Section and maximized limited resources to create excellent results as the Company Uniform Code Of Military Legal Justice Sergeant.Assisted the brigade staff judge advocate with trial preparation for pending courts martial by tracking down soldiers and unresolvable unit relief issues. A 100% unit readiness was the outcome within a year, after assisting to separate service members, who were unable to fulfill their obligations, due to criminal, administrative, or character issues.
Tracked down an Absence Without Of Leave (AWOL) service member from overseas, under criminal , and already incarcerated. Used research to locate, clear the Command's reputation, by administratively having the personnel discharged.
As a Squad Leader, supervised 12 personnel in the Maintenance Repair Section.. Trained personnel in different areas, such as First Aid, Safety, and Military Doctrine. Prepared personnel for deployments. Provided First Aid for casualties in both wartime training and peacetime environments. As a free-lance translating Sergeant, committed to assist the United States Army and Host Nations to adhere to their concerns and create a partnership- relationship with both local national civilians and host military personnel. Knowledge of language gave many of the units the advance in the European Theater Commands to avoid deficiencies and accidents during long distance convoys.
Followed checklists to verify that all important parts were examined.Maintained a 99%. Organized work records and filed reports.Ordered accurate amounts of parts and supplies to maintain necessary inventory. Packaged and cleaned faulty and expired assemblies, including steering systems and linkages.Transported recyclable automotive were shipped and received on time for refurbishing and recycling.
As a Training Room Clerk served as the administrative assistant for the Company Operations and Training NCO training for policy, doctrine, new information management systems and technology changes received from HQ, USAREC; Conducts Company training functions while filing all developmental programs and the Company's Professional Military Education Order. Develops and maintains all training records, assists Soldiers in personnel actions and schedules service school attendance. Worked primarily unsupervised as new personnel and was self-trained.
As an Advanced Individual Training Student attended school while continuing to serve as a new recruit, studying the Principles of Automotive Mechanics of Diesel Engines and receiving additional hands-on training. Studies included the Basic Principles Of Electronics, Hydraulic Systems, Tool Introduction in a class room environment.
Graduated from the class as a Wheeled Vehicle Repairer for the Military Occupational Specialty Code 63W and as of today 91B. Graduated from class as a Wheeled Vehicle repairer.
Enlisted in the Armed Forces. Learned the skills,rules an regulations of defending the United States and protecting the Constitution of the United States within the scope of obedience and guidance fromThe Geneva Convention Laws and the Uniform Code Of Military Justice.
University Of Maryland- Anticipated Graduation 2014
42 Credit Hours
CLEP German 12 Credit Hours
Combat Life Savers Course (2009)
Warrior Leaders Course (2007)
Transportation/ Hazardous Material Course (2006)
Combative Level One Course (2006)
MRWAP UNIVERSITY (2011)
The Army Achievement Medal (1)
The Good Conduct Medal (3)
The National Defense Service Medal (1)
The Global War On Terrorism Defense Medal (1)
The Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (1)
The Army Service Ribbon (1)
The Overseas Ribbon (1)
Certificate Of Achievement (1)
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