Date of Clearance Adjudication:
Janaury 01, 2015 – Janaury 01, 2020
Expiration Date – March 12, 2015
French – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic
Modern Standard Arabic – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic
Stateside – Florida,
Overseas – Iraq,
Highlight Write Up:
A former member of the U.S. Army with over 25 years of active service. Majority of service was in the Special Forces community with nearly 10 years at 5th Special Forces Group (Ft. Campbell, KY), 3 years at 1st Special Warfare Training Group (Ft. Bragg, NC) and 2 years with Special Operations Command (MacDill AFB, FL). Proven leader and Special Forces operator in all aspects of Special Operations to include; Unconventional Warfare (UW), Foreign Internal Defense (FID), Direct Action (DA), Information Operations (IO), Advanced Special Operations (ASO) and Counter-Terrorism (CT). Responsible for conducting, managing, and protecting special access programs (SAP). Entrusted with the resources and responsibility to execute compartmented sensitive activities throughout the Middle East and manage sensitive operations in West Africa. Built and managed human and physical infrastructure abroad while maintaining millions of dollars in various special funds. Subject matter expert in human intelligence (HUMINT) operations as an operator and a manager in hostile environments. A certified Special Warfare Center instructor at the Advanced Special Operations Techniques Course (ASOTC) ensuring tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) were in line with current protocol as observed by the National Clandestine Service. Well versed in U.S. Government interagency settings in both stateside and overseas operations.
Iraq (in theater) – Duration: over 3 years
Middle East – Duration:
Europe – Duration: over 4 years
Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 30
J35, FUTURE OPERATIONS PLANNING DIVISION NCOIC, OPERATIONS DIRECTORATE
Special Operations Command (SOCOM), MacDill AFB, FL April 2012 – October 2014
•Organized and planned nearly 40 highly sensitive missions on the African continent setting the conditions for future Special Operation Command Africa (SOCAF) special activities success.
•Coordinated with interagency, AFRICOM, and SOCOM entities at all levels to ensure there were continuous and fluent operations at all times in the AFRICOM AOR.
•Assumed duties as a Desk Officer (DO) overseeing sensitive activities of 14 joint special operators in 7 African countries.
•Guided and directed multiple sensitive operations resulting in the establishment of physical infrastructure to support personal recovery and contingency operations.
•Provided detailed UW, FID, and ASO training to less experienced operators deploying into the AFRICOM AOR resulting in enhanced mission success.
•Prepared and reviewed all HUMINT operational reporting for executive review ensuring current and future operations were understood at all levels.
•Managed millions of dollars of classified funds in seven different countries resulting in zero deficiencies.
•Conducted numerous Counter Intelligence (CI) reviews of future various TSOC assets ensuring a more thorough investigative process was in place.
•Developed written standard operating procedures (SOP) for HUMINT activities in several AORs ensuring all HUMINT operations had defined guidelines.
Number of months in position – 33
SPECIAL FORCES DETACHMENT OPERATIONS SERGEANT (SFODA TEAM SERGEANT)
3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Ft. Campbell, KY
June 2009 – March 2012
•Selected by the 5th Special Forces Group Commander to lead and execute back to back SECDEF directed, compartmented, U.S Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT) operations in support of the USCENTCOM regional strategy.
•Supervised a 10 man HUMINT element consisting of Army and Air Force personnel in northern Iraq in support of the Cultural Engagement Group (CEG), SOCCENT.
•Led and supervised over 700 HUMINT support operations during two different rotations in Iraq leading to a fully developed operations mechanism.
•Flawlessly maintained three million dollars worth of equipment and funds without incident.
•Coordinated with interagency assets on multiple occasions to ensure all operations were transparent.
•Developed, coordinated, and implemented countless training concepts through multiple states ensuring the Special Forces detachment was prepared for combat operations in Iraq.
•Developed both surveillance and surveillance detection programs of instruction for the detachment which significantly added to the detachment’s mission success during HUMINT operations in Iraq.
Number of months in position – 36
SPECIAL FORCES SENIOR INSTRUCTOR
2ND Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group (SWTG), Ft. Bragg, NC
June 2006 – May 2009
•Assisted in rewriting the ASOT course program of instruction (POI) on surveillance and surveillance detection in order for the students to gain a stronger understanding of these types of operations.
•Supervised the rewrite of both the HUMINT urban and rural writing guides which increased the efficiency of student learning as reflected by a 95% graduation rate.
•Developed new tracking systems for the ASOT course equipment allowing for more precise accountability.
•Managed 60 commercial rental vehicles and 13 government fuel cards between 100 personnel for every class in session with zero incidents.
•Performed duties as a platform instructor on many of the classified aspects of HUMINT operations resulting in a higher graduation rate.
•Led the ASOTC Critical Task Review Board ensuring that POIs were matched with guidelines set by the National Clandestine Service.
•Led a decentralized training team on 27 CONUS training exercises resulting in higher graduation numbers.
•Coordinated with the FBI to emplace a combined training venue which ultimately saved the ASOT committee millions of dollars in training funds while building interagency relationships.
Number of months in position – 72
SPECIAL FORCES SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SERGEANT
1ST Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Ft. Campbell, KY
June 2000 – May 2006
•Led the Advanced Special Operations cell for the detachment for 4 consecutive combat tours in Iraq leading to the capture or elimination of hundreds of insurgents and high value targets (HVT).
•Managed all communications for the detachment including line of sight, satellite and high frequency radio sets ensuring uninterrupted communications in both training and combat environments.
•Performed duties as a communications advisor on a Battalion Augmentation Training Team (BATT) for an indigenous Iraqi battalion.
Number of months in position – 96
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
•Served as a Special Forces student from 1997 – 1999.
•Served in various Airborne Infantry units in the conventional Army from 1989 to 1997. Duties included Rifleman, Saw Gunner and Team Leader.
Skills Write Up:
•Joint Personnel Recovery Course for Special Operations Commanders and Staff (PR 294)
•Fundamentals of Personnel Recovery Course (PR 102)
•Classified Surveillance Detection Course (by OGA)
•Instructor Training Course (ITC) / Small Group Instructor Course
•Tier One Shooting and Evasive Driving Course
•Mid-South Institute of Self-Defense Shooting Course
•Asset Validation Course
•Intelligence Contingency Funds Training
•Gryphon Group Mobile Force Protection Course
•Modern Army Combatives Level I and II Courses
•Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat Course
•Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course
•SERE High Risk Level “C” Course
•Special Operations Modern Standard Arabic Course
•Special Forces Communications Course (18E)
•Nationally Registered Paramedic Course
•Special Operations Combat Medic Course (SOCM)
•Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course
•Fast Rope Master School
•Air Assault School
•International Long Range Surveillance Recognition Courses I and II
•Primary Leadership Development Course
Education Write Up:
EXCELSIOR COLLEGE – ALBANY, NY
•Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts (anticipated graduation – March 2015)(current GPA 3.87)
BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL – BRUNSWICK, ME 1984-1988
•High School Graduate
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