DoS Secret- 2020
DoD Secret- 2019
May 2015 –
English – Speaking: Fluent, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic
Stateside – District of Columbia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia
Overseas– Afghanistan, Dominican Republic, Finland, Greece, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UK, United Arab Emirates, USA
Highlight Write Up:
§ Worldwide Personal protection Specialist-Integration Training Instructor (WPS ITI)
§ Dignitary / Executive Personal Protection Specialist (Iraq)
§ High Threat Protective Operations (HTP- Iraq and Afghanistan)
§ Worldwide Protection Specialist (WPS)
§ Worldwide Personal Protection Specialist II (WPPS-II)
§ Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Officer (CAS-ATFPO)
§ Basic Field Firearms Instructor ( BFFI)
§ Foreign Weapons Instructor (FWI)
§ Small Arms Weapons and Combatives Instructor
§ Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance (Sept 2019)
§ Department of State Secret Security Clearance ( Sept 2020)
§ 2+ years as a Integration and Training Instructor in Executive/Dignitary Protective Operations in high-threat environments throughout the Middle East on worldwide protective operations contract, responsible for organizing, and the supervision of protective security training of Iraqi Police integration with Department of State protective security details. Plan and coordinate integration training for local national Protective Security Officers (PSO). Facilitate training for continued in-service training with WPS protective security teams and firearms training. Serve as mentor for integration Protective Security Officers (PSO)
§ 5+ years’ experience in the field as an Executive/Dignitary High Threat Protective Operations in high-threat environments throughout the Middle East on Worldwide Protective Service contracts.
§ 1 year experience as an Anti-terrorism Force Protection Advisor in Kabul Afghanistan working in the “Mountain Warrior” area of operations, covering more than 7 Forward Operating Bases (FOB).
§ 10+ years of expert technical and tactical knowledge of small unit tactics and weapons systems such as the M4 carbine, M16A2/A4, M9 Beretta, Glock19 & 20, AK-47, M249 SAW. M240B and the 870P shot gun.
§ 20+ years of hands-on experience in, military leadership, personnel management, high threat high impact training, weapons instruction and employment, as well as experience in techniques for deploying vehicles equipped in a high threat environment.
§ 4x Combat veteran, Desert Storm, OIFx2 and OEFx1.
Excel at directing a cohesive staff in the successful attainment of company objectives, policies, and mission accomplishment.
Ability to identify and resolve complex problems and apply problem-solving skills in order to deal with most situations.
Southwest Asia – Duration: 7 + years (Iraq and Afghanistan)
Position Write Up:
Department of State High Threat Protective Operations / World-wide Personal Protective Services (2010 to present Iraq)
§ Currently serves as Integration Training Instructor in Baghdad, Iraq for the World-wide High Threat Protection program, responsible for organizing, and supervising of protective security training of Iraqi Police integration with Department of State protective security details. Plan and coordinate integration training for local national Protective Security Officers (PSO). Facilitate training for continued in-service training with WPS protective security teams and firearms training. Serve as mentor for integration Protective Security Officers (PSO)
§ Served as Shift Leader/Detail Leader as Personal Protection Specialist (PSS) on the Ambassador’s protective detail, providing armed close-personal protection for presidential appointed executives, dignitaries, the U.S Ambassador and the Deputy Chief of Missions to Iraq.
§ Responsible for the conduct of high-threat security operations, tactical route planning, mission planning, motorcade navigation during operational movements, exterior and interior security while on venues, coordinating with aviation, and Tactical Support Teams (TST), and other support elements.
§ As PSS for a PSD team and advance team, conducted high-threat security operations in Baghdad, Iraq, duties were providing armed security and personal protection to clients at undisclosed locations in a high threat environment, limo driver, and follow driver, left/right rear gunner, well gunner and intelligence representative.
§ As the intelligence representative conducted detailed analysis of intelligence and political issues to formulate comprehensive route plans; identified potential threats and developed contingency plans and alternate routes while conducting high threat protective operations.
§ Possess knowledge of radio operation procedures, frequency (RF) theory and principle, and the effects of the CREW and EGON systems operating in a high threat environment.
§ Thorough understanding on insurgent Improvised Explosive Device (IED) emplacement tactics techniques and procedures in a high threat environment.
Site Security Manager/Personal Protection Specialist/Antiterrorism Force Protection Advisor (2009 to 2010 Afghanistan)
United States Marine Corps, Company Gunnery Sergeant / Personal Security Detail Leader and Convoy Commander (2007 to 2009 Iraq)
Staff Non-Commissioned Officer In-Charge, Small Arms Weapons, Instructor Course (S.A.W.I.C.), Foreign Weapons Instructor (2005- 2007)
United States Marine Corps, Weapons and Tactics, Special Skills Instructor (2005)
Instructor Officers Candidate School/Drill Instructor (1998 to 2005)
Military Personal Security Detail (1997-1998)
Skills/Education Write Up:
2014 Executive Personal Protective Operations Specialist Course (EPI Certified)
2013 Executive – Dignitary Protective Operations Specialist Course (APSC Certified)
2013 Worldwide Protective Operations Specialist – Integration Training Instructor
2012 Basic Field Firearms Officer Instructor Course, Zachary, Louisiana
2011 Worldwide Personal Protection Transition Course, Zachary, Louisiana
2010 Worldwide Personal Protection Course, Zachary, Louisiana
2009 Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Officer Basic Course, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
2007 Combat Conditioning Specialist Course – Cross Fit Certification, Quantico, Virginia
2006 High Risk Personnel Course Quantico, Virginia
2006 Foreign Weapons Instructor Course, Quantico, Virginia
2006 Rifle Combat Optic Instructor Course, Quantico, Virginia
2006 Combat Marksmanship Instructor Trainer Course, Quantico, Virginia
2005 Small Arms Weapons Instructor Course, Quantico, Virginia
2003 Helicopter Rope Suspension Course, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
1998 Drill Instructor School, Parris Island, South Carolina
1997 Non-Lethal Weapons Instructor Course, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
1997 Infantry Platoon Sergeants Course, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
1996 Mountain Survival Course, Bridgeport, California
1996 Infantry Squad Leaders Course, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
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