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26 years, Arabic Linguist, TS/SCI/FS POLY, Arabic, Master of Science


Date of Clearance Adjudication:
Clearance Adjudication

December 04, 2012 – Open


Current Passport:
Expiration Date – Expiration date

Arabic – Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native

Desired Location:
Stateside – District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Virginia
Overseas – Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, USA

Highlight Write Up:
Bilingual to the extent of producing well-written and accurate gists, summaries, translations and reports in American English and Arabic. Excellent grammar, syntax and constructions command of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA).
An abreast knowledge of idioms, colloquialisms and slangs combined with a deep and sophisticated understanding of the cultural, social, political and geopolitical environment where Modern Standard Arabic is utilized.

Geo Location:
Lebanon – Duration: 26 Years
Saudi Arabia – Duration: 2 Years
England – Duration: 2 Years
Iraq – Duration: 2.5 Years
Kuwait – Duration: 1-4 weeks

Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 30 Months
Cultural Advisor-Linguist: United States Forces-Iraq (USF-I), Iraq Training and Advisory Mission-Intel (ITAM-INTEL): Advised The Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DGIS), by training and enhancing the Iraqi Intelligence Community personnel through teaching disciplines, personnel mentoring and coaching, promoting inter-agency communication, cooperation and fusion, information sharing and exchange, utilizing resources. Interpreted full and verbatim transcripts, translated audio and written materials, provided summaries, gists and extracts.

Skills Write Up:
Intelligence Research,Training and Mentoring, Translation and Interpretation, Cultural Skills, Exceptional Linguistic Capabilities, Leadership Skills, High Desire to Achieve, Very Focused and Multitasking.

Education Write Up:
Master of Science (MS), (Jan. 1980)
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Advertising Marketing Management
License (BS), (Aug. 1977)
Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
Mass Communications, Advertising and Public Relations