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20 yrs. Special Forces, DCSOPS (USASOC), OGA/HTT Leader, Surv./CS, SMU, TS/SCI, Palantir, Intelligence, CIED, ASOT 2, SADM, MFF, CIED, HUMINT, MS Administration


Novemebr 22, 2012 – End


Spanish – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic

Highlight Write Up:
•Supported SMU units in collecting and analyzing intelligence to support Direct Actions against insurgents  on six continents.
•ASOT Level 2 with operational experience.
•Knowledgeable of on-going changes in VBIEDs, HBIEDs, IEDs, and networks that facilitate construction, design, employment, and the counter-measures to defeat them. Completed two-month JCAST IP3.
•Excellent analytical, written and oral English communications skills, and demonstrated ability to think creatively when approaching issues.
•Honorably Retired Army Special Forces Major. Thirty-six months of successful Command.
•Led ODA, OGA, and Human Terrain Teams in conducting military, intelligence collecting and analysis, and advisory missions worldwide. Thirty-five months in Afghanistan and Iraq.
•Trained foreign personnel in Oman, El Salvador, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Afghanistan.
•Provided military and security training to American and foreign personnel with skills that resulted in enhanced unit capabilities for conducting counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations.
•Experienced working with multi-discipline operations and intelligence teams in elements of DOD, interagency, and coalition partners.
•Demonstrated ability to work as part of a dynamic team and effectively collaborate in fast paced, multi-cultural environments.
•Trained and certified in Surveillance, Counter Surveillance, Surveillance Detection, and Field Trade Craft by USG Agency.

Geo Location:
Location – Duration: 1 week -12 months

Position Write Up:

MAR 2005 – Present (as available): Fort Belvoir, VA

•Surveillance detection (mobile and foot), HUMINT and tradecraft instructor, role player, and evaluator for an SMU.

FEB 2011 – MAY 2012: Perception IR Special Services, Palm Harbor, Florida
•Provide services as a Consultant on select projects.

SEP 2009 – JUN 2010: Developmental Alternatives Incorporated (DAI), Khost, Afghanistan
•Directed program planning, implementation, and management of Khost Province Stabilization.
•Oversaw and mentored professional capabilities of Khost District Stabilization Managers and staff.
•Maintained situational awareness to allow technical and strategic implementation of all activities.
•Ensured technical quality of activities through oversight of all scopes of work, milestone and delivery scheduling, financial disbursement tracking, and monitoring and evaluation activities.
•Liaised with USAID, PRT, and NGOs to ensure all actors were aligned to support projects.
•Managed sub-project and district budgets, to ensure all funds were used for their intended purpose.
•Engaged in efforts to reduce fraud, waste and abuse.

APR – JUN 2009: MNSTC-Iraq, Intelligence Transition Team: Supported U.S. Army Research Laboratory Project GRYPHON; a $52 million professionalization program for host nation forces in counter-insurgency environment.

APR 2008 – JAN 2009: Human Terrain System, Multi National Division-Baghdad G-7, Iraq
•Team Leader responsible for providing F3EAD critical information to support Commander’s Military Decision Making Process.

SEP 2006 – APR 2007: Iraq Assistance Group – Phoenix Academy, Camp Taji, Iraq
•Deputy PM and Instructor for MPRI responsible for ensuring team prepared and presented professional instruction to 2400 members of arriving U.S. Military Transition Teams.
•Managed the analysis, design development, implementation, and evaluation of instructional training.

JUN 2004 – OCT 2005: Protective Security Detail Specialist, MVM, in Iraq
•Member of armed, mobile, high threat protective security details. Extensive IED training in recognizing construction, placement, and technological counter measures. Worked in Mosul, Kirkuk, Hillah, and Baghdad.

SEP 1997 – SEP 2004: US Government Counter Terrorism Agency, Worldwide
•Graduate of USG “High Threat Meeting Course.” Field operations included risk and route analysis, vulnerability assessments, site surveys, surveillance, surveillance detection, and counter surveillance.
•Provided detailed written reports, with photos, detailing actionable information. Received USG exceptional performance award for countering radical insurgents.

SEP 1995 – SEP 1997: Military Professional Resources Incorporated, Alexandria, Virginia
•Senior Battalion Trainer, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Led former senior NCOs in training three Infantry Battalions, as part of US DOS “Train and Equip Stabilization Program.”
• Team Leader, Former Yugoslavia, responsible for monitoring and reporting on UN sanctions.

JUL 1974 – SEP 1995: United States Army, Honorable Discharge Private to Major. Served in positions of increased responsibility from Airframe Repairman to Infantry Platoon Leader to Company Commander; Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA) Commander to Chief, Operations and Plans 2nd Military Zone, US Military Group-El Salvador to Company Commander to Chief, Individual Training Branch, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations (DCSOPS), U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC).

Skills Write Up:
•Trained and certified in Surveillance, Counter Surveillance, and Surveillance Detection by USG agency.
•Familiar with Tripwire Analytic Capability (TAC), Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment (TIDE), Analyst Notebook /Palantir, ArcGIS, Google Earth, and Microsoft productivity software, F3EAD, CALEB/IWA, Social Network Analysis, and CARVER.
•Proficient with multiple firearms.
•Joint Special Operations Staff Officer Course
•Command and General Staff College
•Combined Arms Services and Staff School
•Special Atomic Demolition Munitions (SADM) Course
•Military Freefall (HALO) Course
•Special Forces Qualification Course
•Infantry Officer Basic and Advance Courses
•Ranger School

Education Write Up:
•Master of Science in Administration, Central Michigan University
•Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Kent State University, Ohio