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Special Forces, CIF, TS/SCI, Sniper, SFARTAETC, ASO II, Fluent Russian (Native)

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
• Currently hold a TOP SECRET/SCI clearance by DOD, March, 2010
• Awarded Bronze Star for actions during combat deployment, Iraq, 2008
• Awarded Silver Crest, one of the highest awards in Estonian Army, Estonia, 1999
• 5-years on an Operational Detachment in Special Operations
• Member – Commanders In-extremis Force (CIF)
• Experienced in counter-terrorism, direct action, and intelligence operations (ASOT level 2)
• Responsible for tactical security; training entire detachment on tactics and weapons foreign and domestic
• Background as member of an operational detachment deployed on missions managing the entire spectrum of Special Operations
• Able to work in a stressful and time sensitive environment with consistent and positive results
• Proven leader with ability to work individually or as part of a team
• Fluent in Russian written and verbal, Ukrainian verbal; moderate in Estonian written and verbal
• Geographical experience; multiple deployments throughout Europe, Trans Sahel region of Northern Africa, Iraq and Afghanistan
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Access)
• Proficient in intelligence analytical tools; analyst notebook, SIPR and JWICS Google, M3 search engine, Ireach, Coliseum, Falcon View and ARCGIS software

EXPERIENCE

Atmospheric Manager, AECOM September 2010-present
Afghanistan, TW
• Supports USFOR-A in collecting, analyzing and disseminating open source information
• Monitors and track trends in local sentiment regarding USFOR-A programs and policies
• Provides professional advice and assistance with regard to cultural, social, religious, political, economic, and tribal matters
• Writes atmospherics reports and integrates open source atmospheric information into US decision making processes
• Develops and manages relationships with US, NATO high ranking officials and Afghanistan leaders
Senior Weapon Sergeant, Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha

U.S. Army, Stuttgart, Germany September 2007-August 2010
• COMEUCOM SOF Contingency Response Force capable of resolving sensitive crisis situations
• Advised the commander and responsible for training the team in weapons and combat tactics
• Executed high-risk close quarters combat and non-standard demolitions operations
• Maintained over $500K of sensitive equipment with 100% accountability and accuracy
Junior/Senior Weapon Sergeant, Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha
U.S. Army, Stuttgart, Germany January 2005 – September 2007
• Developed, implemented, and evaluated training for hundreds of foreign troops
• Conducted numerous sensitive Intelligence Operations in the Trans Sahel, while conducting three separate JCET
• Created a Microsoft Access database in order to maintain 100% accountability of all team sensitive equipment for the amount over $500K
• Advises the commander and responsible for training the detachment members in weapons and conventional and unconventional tactics
Airborne Infantry, C Co. 2-503rd, 173rd ABN September 2002 – January 2005
Vicenza, Italy
• Combat jump in Northern Iraq which opened northern front in March 2003
• Helped to train Iraqis police forces in patrolling techniques, marksmanship and hand-to-hand fighting
Platoon Sergeant, Üksik Vähi Battalion March 1998 – May 1999
Tallinn, Estonia
• Responsible for training 30 platoon members in Estonian Special Forces
• Senior enlisted advisor for platoon leader and company commander
Owner and Instructor, “Muay Thai” Sport Club 1996-1998
Tallinn, Estonia
RELEVANT MILITARY TRAINING
• Special Forces Sniper Course, Fort Bragg, NC, 2009
• Military Free Fall Parachutist Course, Yuma, AZ, 2009
• Anti Terrorism Evasive Driving Course, Stuttgart, Germany, 2008
• Viking Tactics Tactical Marksmanship Course, Stuttgart, Germany, 2008
• Special Forces Advanced Reconnaissance, Target Analysis and Exploitation Techniques Course, 2008
• CRI (Crisis Response International) Israeli Counter -Terrorism Training School, Las Vegas , NV, 2007
• Hazardous Material Driving Training Course, Stuttgart, Germany, 2006
• Defense Advanced GPS Receiver (DAGR) Training, Stuttgart, Germany, 2006
• U.S. Army High Risk Survival-Evasion-Resistance-Escape, Fort Bragg, NC, 2006
• Special Forces Weapon Sergeant Course, U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC, 2006
• NCO Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, U.S. Army, Fort Bragg, NC, 2005
• Primary Leadership Development Course, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, 2005
• Individual Terrorism Awareness Course, U.S. Army, Fort Benning, GA, 2002
• DOD High Risk Peacetime Government / Hostage Detention Survival, Fort Benning, GA, 2002
AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Bronze Star Medal
(3) Army Commendation Medals
(2) Good Conduct Medals
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Campaign Medal with Bronze Arrow
Combat Infantry Badge
Special Forces Tab
Military Free Fall Badge
Parachutist Badge with Combat Jump Star
Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon
Estonian Silver Crest
EDUCATION
Bachelor of Business Administration, South Western College, Kansas September 2007 –November 2010
Major: Security Management
Associate of Science, Tallinn Technical University, Tallinn, Estonia September 1991 – June 1994

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