Hardworking, dedicated, and intelligent individual with strong leadership capabilities and a good work ethic.
Perpetually striving to learn new tasks to quickly and efficiently complete the mission at hand.
Heavy Equipment operator: Backhoe, Track Hoe, Skid Steer, mini-excavator, Line-Truck (Bucket/Digger Dereck), mechanical cable puller, Underground-boring machine. Install transformers, junctions, power lines, street lights, as well as underground boring operations. Supported energy restoration following two separate snow storms in South Carolina and North Carolina.
Deployed in support of Operation Unified Response (OUR/ Haiti), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation New Dawn (OND). Served as PSD, 25th ID Division Commander. Assisted in the creation and execution of operational and emergency PSD tactical procedures. Trained Iraqi Army in the use of small arms and small unit tactics in Al Asad, Iraq. Lead Paratroopers into 68 combat missions and 24 surveillance operations in support of OIF and OND. Small Unit Leader with combat and humanitarian deployed experience. Qualified and maintained expert marksman m4 carbine. COIST Team Leader with deployed operational experience, OIF/OND. Completed Long Range Surveillance Course. Utilized LRAS3 in OCONUS combat environment. Raven (RQ-11 DDL) Operator, 2+ years. Airborne qualified, 4 years – 32 jumps. Earned Egyptian Paratrooper jump wings during Joint Exercise Bright Star, 2009. Scout Squad Leader for long range reconnaissance operations. Maintained accountability for platoons weapons and serialized inventory.
Military Performance Record
Honorably Discharged from the U.S. Military. Graduated in the top 15% from the U.S. Army Leadership course. Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award), Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (2nd Award), Iraqi Campaign Medal w/ Campaign Star, Humanitarian Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Global War on Terrorism, Parachutists Badge, Driver and Mechanic Badge, Combat Spurs.