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24+ yrs., Russian, Infantry/Intel/Russian FAO, Arms Control, C-WMD, EUCOM, CENTCOM, OSCE, DTRA, CFE, START, SALW, EEUM, PKO, TS/SCI, M.A.


Date of Clearance Adjudication:
July 09, 2009

June 01, 2015


Current Passport:
Expiration Date – August 27, 2019

Russian – Speaking: Intermediate, Reading: Fluent, Writing: Intermediate

Desired Location:
Stateside – Virginia,

Highlight Write Up:
24 Years experience Infantry/Intel/Russian Foreign Area Officer. Arms Control, Security Assistance, Policy Analyst experience. EUCOM, CENTCOM, OSCE, DTRA experience. CFE, START, SALW, EEUM, PKO.

Geo Location:
Location – Duration: 1-4 weeks

Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 18
ARCENT Chief Planner for Theater Security Plans, Country Plans and support to the Army Campaign Support Plan. Security Cooperation Program Manager for the Kyrgyz Republic and Yemen. Develop and execute multi-year plans integrating foreign security requirements with U.S. strategic goals. Incorporate Political, Military, Economic, Social, Infrastructure and Information (PMESII) model while balancing budget constraints with operational goals. Travel to locations throughout Central Asia and the Middle East to negotiate with host nation government officials at all levels to Minister of defense.

Number of months in position – 18

Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Mannheimer Strasse Building 3211
Kleber Kaserne, 09096 Germany

Arms Control Inspection Team Chief
Led a 9-person, multinational team executing intrusive on-site inspections of foreign combat units in Europe and the Former Soviet Union. Negotiated with foreign military and civilian officials, often in Russian, as the senior U.S. representative during 12 inspections. Certified as an expert on U.S. policy and implementation of conventional arms control treaties and agreements. Certified as a recognition expert of ground and air weapon systems. Earned three individual quarterly awards for excellence. Named the best Inspection Team Chief in 2012. Motivated team to earn recognition as the best inspection team in the unit.

Number of months in position – 24
Chief of Operations
Led a 33-person Operations Branch for a Conventional Arms Control Division. Directly supervised GS12-13 civilian leaders and Field Grade military officers. Successfully managed a 24-hour Operations Center accountable for rapid response to foreign on-site inspections of U.S. military facilities. Planned and coordinated hundreds of arms control activities with U.S. COCOMS, NATO and 55 international arms control agencies. Supervised a Training program to provide skills and policy expertise necessary for certified inspectors.

Number of months in position – 24
Instructor of Russian language
Selected as Course director for the Basic Russian Course and the Military Readings in Russian Course. Increased from 81 to 160 students and expanded from 40 classes to 80 per semester. Rewrote and revised Russian Military Readings to match contemporary geo-political situation. Coached and mentored the Martial Arts Club to four gold medals at Taekwondo intercollegiate nationals.

Number of months in position – 4

Executive Officer
Executive Officer for a Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) search team during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Successfully deployed 56 personnel with over $7 million in equipment to and from combat operations in Iraq without loss. Established unit headquarters and search team facilities at Camp Slayer, Iraq and led the transition from the 75th Exploitation Task force to fully integrate with the collection efforts of the Iraqi Support Group.

Number of months in position – 24

Policy Officer / Deputy site Commander

Served as Deputy Commander at a U.S. continuous monitoring site observing a Russian Intercontinental Ballistic Missile facility in Votkinsk, Russia. Certified as Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) expert. Also, certified as an expert in Conventional Arms Control policy. Advised the senior staff of the U.S. Mission to the Organization of Security Cooperation i Europe (OSCE) on matters regarding conventional arms control implementation.

Deputy G2

Served as the Deputy Chief of General Staff – Intelligence for Special Forces Command.  Monitored and validated the status of intelligence readiness and training for five Special Forces Groups.  Managed the $500,000 REDTRAIN budget to sustain perishable intelligence skills.  Assisted in validating Special Operations Intelligence doctrine.

Number of months in position – 12


Military Intelligence Detachment Commander

Led a 22-man Special forces Operational Military Intelligence Detachment responsible for providing All-Source, HUMINt, SIGINT collection, analysis and dissemination to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group.

Number of months in position – 19

Battalion S2

Fully trained Army 35D (All-Source Military Intelligence Officer) serving as the Primary Staff Intelligence officer for the !st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment.  Sup[ervided the physical security program, information security program, personnel security program, collection management, and installation security.

Number of months in position – 10

Skills Write Up:
– Russian Language DLPT 2+/2+
– DISAM grad (fully capable of any security assistance)
– PKO Progam management (GPOI)
– Project Management
– Personnel Management
– Intelligence Analysis
– Policy Analysis
– All Microsfot Office applications, Adobe, etc.
– SIPR, JWICS, HOTR, and other typical intel-related
– MDMP, IPB, PMESII analytical models

Education Write Up:
– BS Music (with honors), ENMU, 1989
– Distinguished Military Graduate, 1989
– MA Russian, University of Kansas, 2002
– Russian Basic Course DLI, 1989
– Security Cooperation Managers Course (Overseas), DISAM, 2012