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English – Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native
German – Speaking: Intermediate, Reading: Intermediate, Writing: Intermediate
Arabic – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic
Stateside – Arizona, Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Maryland, New Mexico, New York, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Virgin Islands,
Overseas- Afghanistan, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Germany, Greece, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, USA, Uzbekistan, Yemen,
Highlight Write Up:
I have over 20 years of working experience in both military and civilian communities. I have served 8 years on active duty in the US Navy as a Radioman and a Navy SEAL/Combat Swimmer, and 9 years in the Army National Guard as an Infantryman in Airborne and Long Range Surveillance units. I have over 18 years experience in Information Technology and Telecommunications fields and 2 years of Law Enforcement as a Police Officer in Maryland. I have Operational experience in Iraq and Afghanistan.
I have numerous awards ranging from Distinguished Honor Graduate (US
Army Infantry School) to Firearms Awards (Montgomery County Police
Academy) and Letters of Commendations (US Army and US Navy).
I am currently in Afghanistan on a contract with a company as a
Deputy Team Leader on a Personal Security Detail Team.
Iraq – Duration: 6 months
Afghanistan – Duration: 1 year
Position Write Up:
Global Strategies Group – Tyson’s Corner, VA; Deputy Team Leader (DTL), 11/2010 to Present
Deployed to multiple locations around Afghanistan in support of the Afghanistan Engineer District (AED). Provided protection and escort services to the clients of US Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) and Reconstruction Security Support Services (RSSS) Staff during movement in Afghanistan. Coordinated the activities of all security personnel to ensure close protection during movement to, and operations at a venue site. Organized trips with security management elements, and liaised with internal and external groups. Supported and assisted the Team Leader (TL) in plan development while taking charge of all principles in the vehicles during missions. Responsible for PSD/SLT team training, to include classroom instruction, walk-throughs, dry fire, and live fire exercizes, to ensure the success of client and team member safety. Provided individual and group training on the 9mm semi-automatic pistol, M4 rifle, and red dot optics for basic marksmanship skills, target acquisition, transitioning to secondary weapon, weapon malfunction drills, shooting on the move, and breaking contact from a down vehicle.
TROOP C, 158th CAV SQN (LRS) – Hagerstown, MD; Infantryman, 10/2007 to Present
Operated in specific locations within enemy-held territory by stay-behind methods or delivery by sea, air, or land, to include parachute, for up to seven days with minimal external direction and support. Conducted surveillance, reconnaissance, target acquisition, and damage assessment missions in all types of terrain and environments. Planned automatic resupply drops and special equipment cache sites set up by Long Range Surveillance Units or other friendly forces.
SOC – Minden, NV; Security Specialist, 02/2010 to 10/2010
Deployed to Victory Base Camp Iraq. Supervise numerous Security Specialist personnel with daily schedules, job related issues, and day-to-day armed security activities, in numerous locations, while inspecting non-cleared personnel and their vehicles at access entry points. Identified problems and implemented solutions in coordination with the Project Manager. Acting Liaison Officer at the Base Defense Operations Center (BDOC) between the US Military and the Emergency Response Services. Reassigned to the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) based on superior performance and diligent dedication to Company’s work ethics and policies.
NEK ADVANCED SECURITIES GROUP – Palo Alto, CA; Intel/Ops Fusion Analyst, 01/2010 to 01/2010
Trained DoD (U.S. Department of Defense) users on the Palantir application, a Comprehensive Analytical and Geospatial Program. Created new and worked on existing investigations that tracked the relationships between entities and their properties and linked them to events. Created and received queries and updates from other analysts or system messages. Conducted Geospatial searches in numerous areas around the world, saved the queries, and exported the data into production.
ROCKVILLE CITY POLICE DEPT. – Rockville, MD; Police Officer 2, 01/2008 to 12/2009
Patrolled designated areas of the city to prevent and discover the commission of crimes and to enforce traffic and parking regulations. Responded to the scene of crimes, administered first aid, gathered evidence, locates witnesses and made arrests. Appeared in court to present evidence and testify against persons accused of crimes. Ascertained validity of information or secures evidence for the arrests of persons alleged to have committed a crime. Performed undercover surveillance operations. Conducted long term investigations to detect and apprehend individuals committing acts of violence, theft, robbery, gang related crimes, and controlled substances. Interviewed suspects, prisoners, complainants and witnesses to obtain information about crimes. Was awarded the top firearms award upon graduation from the Montgomery County Police Academy.
SI INTERNATIONAL, INC. – Arlington, VA; Software Tester/Systems Administrator/Training Curriculum Specialist, 09/2000 to 12/2007
Quality Assurance Team Lead for an inventory database system for Immigrant and Diversity Visas. Conducted system testing on software applications, database files, and domain environments for the U.S. Department of State (DoS). Conducted presentations for contract bidding proposals related to testing systems and applications for the DoS and U.S. Census Bureau. Created Windows NT/2000/XP Server and Workstation images for remote imaging using Symantec Ghost Explorer for rapid deployment to a remote site and an administration office for upgrading to software requirements and rollout of new equipment. Trained INS agents to use an alien tracking database and follow the SOP for alien apprehension.
C/2/19th SPECIAL FORCES GROUP (ABN) – Kingwood, WV; Infantryman, 05/2002 to 09/2007
Trained in personal survival techniques, foreign cultures, and individual skills that consists of land navigation, Small Unit Tactics (SUT), and live-fire training. Planned and lead missions as a Squad and a Platoon leader on Conventional and Unconventional Warfare. Planned and conducted Warning Order, Operation Order, and Fragmentation Order mission planning in preparation for troop movement. Assigned as a Alpha and Bravo team leader while conducting actions on objective, reacting to contact, and providing security for Squad and Platoon elements. Completed Special Forces Assessment and Selection (SFAS) 005-05. Operate and maintain two-way radios and signal equipment. Conducted training on land navigation, SUT, personal survival, and other related elements to Special Forces.
IZAAK WALTON LEAGUE OF AMERICA – Rockville, MD; Range Officer, 01/2002 to 12/2003
Responsible for the implementation of Range Rules and total safe control on the Range. Provided individual coaching and group instruction on pistols and rifles, ensuring proper operation and weapons safety.
RCN CORP – Springfield, VA; Technical Trainer II/Internet Technician, 12/1998 to 09/2000
Trained and supervised new and existing employees on Windows and Macintosh Operating Systems for dialup and cable modem connections to the Internet, Customer Service, and new software applications. Researched and developed documentation material for new and existing software that is used for present and future in-house training. Responsible for fixing, setting up, and creating dialup networks in Windows and Macintosh Operating Systems, TCP/IP protocols, modem strings, email accounts, network browsers, dialup/cable modems for customers.
US NAVY – Norfolk, VA; Radioman/Combat Swimmer (SEAL), 09/1989 to 12/1998
Organized, planned, and executed real-time and mock military missions, which involved coordinating with other military and civilian units foreign and domestic. Coordinated and conducted training on various special warfare elements including tactical communication equipment, combat diving, personal survival and defense, shooting, first aid, and handling of demolition. Responsible for editing photographic images on a field laptop computer, for military strategic intelligence gathering and transmissions via HF, VHF, UHF, SHF, and SATCOM radios. Gathered enemy intelligence, performed covert reconnaissance, conducted counterterrorist operations, and performed long-range maritime transit in support of a variety of Special Operations. Conducted underwater reconnaissance and the demolition of natural and/or man-made obstacles prior to amphibious landings. Supervised the daily routine of five to ten subordinates of watchstanding duties, training and preventive maintenance performed on communication equipment, antennas, and computers. Operated, monitored, and controlled Top Secret telecommunication transmission, reception, terminal, facsimile, and processing equipment.
Skills Write Up:
Navy SEAL/Combat Swimmer; Sniper/Counter Sniper; Infantryman; Police Officer; Personal Security Detail (PSD); Security Liaison Team (SLT); Security/Evasive Driving; Law Enforcement; Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP); Emergency Response; Surveillance; Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS); Blue Force Tracker (BFT); Command Post of the Future (CPOF); Anti-Terrorist Force Protection (ATFP); Negotiator; Contingency planning; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Hazardous Material Response; Evidence Collection; Defensive Tactics; Criminal Law; Crisis Management; Analytical and Geospatial Tracking; Combat Lifesaver; CPR Certified
Weapons and Munitions qualified in .357 revolver; 9mm, .40 cal, and .45 cal semi-auto pistols; AK-47, AK-74, Browning M2, M4, M14, M16, M240, M249, and M60 machine guns; MP5 submachine gun; Bolt Action Rifle; 12 Gauge Shotguns; M203 and MK 19 Grenade Launchers; AT4 Rocket Launcher.
Education Write Up:
JPO MRAP APM Field & Training – M-ATV OPNET, M-ATV UIK FAMNET, MaxxPro FAMNET, and RG-31A2 MK5E FAMNET Courses (2011)
GPS Defense – Sniper/Counter Sniper Course (2011)
BSR Inc. – Security Driving Course (2011)
Trojan Securities Intl. – Advanced Executive/Close Protection (Intl. PSD High-Risk Security) (2010)
NRA – Basic Pistol, Basic Rifle, Basic Shotgun, Protection Inside the Home, and Basics/Advanced of Protection Outside the Home (2010)
JLG Training Associates Inc. – The Badge, the Power, the Attitude (2009)
U. S. Army 1st BN (IN) 183rd Regiment – 11B Infantry School (2009)
Gaithersburg Police Department – Basic Rifle School (2008)
Montgomery County Police Academy – Police Officer (2008)
Maryland Police Training Commission – Entrance Level (2008)
U. S. Army Special Warfare Command – Special Operations Preparation Course II (SOPC) (2006)
U. S. Army Special Warfare Command – Warriors Leadership Course (2006)
West Virginia Army National Guard – Combat Lifesaver Course (2005)
U. S. Army Special Warfare Command – Special Forces Assessment and Selection (2005)
Berlitz International, Inc. – Basic Arabic (2003)
U. S. Army 99th RSC – 71L Administrative Assistant (2002 – 2003)
Langevin Learning Services – Training 101, How Adults Learn (2000)
Performance Strategies, LTD. – Train the Trainer Workshop (2000)
Spartan Group International – Hostage Rescue/High Risk Warrant Entry Courses (1997)
U. S. Army Logistics Management College – DEFPACK of HAZMAT (1997)
Naval Expeditionary Warfare – Special Operations Spotters Course (1997)
Naval Special Warfare Center – SEAL Tactical Communications Course (1997)
Naval Special Warfare Center – SEAL Tactical Training Course (1997)
Dept. of the Navy – Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape Course (1996)
U. S. Army Infantry School – Basic Airborne School (1996)
Naval Special Warfare Center – Basic Underwater Demolition School (1995 – 1996)
Naval Training Center – Radioman “A” School (1990)
Naval Recruit Training Center – Bootcamp (1989)
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