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SF 18B, TS/SCI, PSD, 4yr.-Oregon SWAT, 2nd Ranger Bn TL, 6yr.- K9 Handler, Indonesian, Assoc.’s


Date of Clearance Adjudication:
December 12, 2010

June 01, 2012 – June 01, 2013


Current Passport:
Expiration Date – September 08, 2018

Indonesian – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic

Desired Location:

Highlight Write Up:
A Special Forces Weapons Sergeant with six years in the United States Army and over five years in the Special Operations Community. Specialize in foreign and domestic small arms, light and heavy machine guns, mortars, and AT weapon systems. One combat tour to Afghanistan.

Seven years of Law Enforcement experience with four years on a large Metro police agency SWAT team and five years on a Police Canine team. Canine trainer for tier one Special Operations Force. Active TS-SCI clearance.

Geo Location:
Afghanistan – Duration: 6 months

Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 37
United States Army, 19th Special Forces Group 2009-present
Operation Enduring Freedom XVII, 3rd Special Forces Group 2011-2012:

  • Deployed to Afghanistan as senior 18 bravo weapons sergeant of an Operational Detachment Alpha assigned to 3rd Special Forces Group and Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force -Afghanistan (CJSOTF-A).
  • Conducted PSD missions in support of the CJSOTF-A Commander and his staff which resulted in the safe transport of all personnel.
  • Officer in charge of weekly CJSOTF-A range day, the range safety officers, and range instruction which improved the CJSOTF-(A) readiness.
  • Planned and implemented camp defense plan and training which improved the camp readiness by more than 70%.
  • Planned and instructed team combatives, marksmanship, driving, and PSD related training.

Special Forces Weapons Sergeant (18 Bravo):

  • Employs conventional and unconventional warfare tactics and techniques in individual and small unit operations.
  • Employs highly demanding conventional and high risk unconventional warfare tactics and techniques in the employment of individual domestic small arms, foreign small arms, light and heavy crew served weapons, anti-aircraft and anti armor weapons.

Number of months in position – 5
Independent Contractor 2008-2009
Canine Trainer:

  • Sub-contracted as a Canine Trainer through K2 Solutions, Inc for Naval Special Warfare Development Group.
  • Planned, organized, and facilitated daily training for squadron size multi-purpose canine teams, in both patrol and explosives detection, in support of unit specific missions.
  • Responsible for creating and establishing Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures currently in use by Special Operations Forces in the Global War On Terror.
  • Assisted with the assessment, selection, orientation, and training of handlers within the Special Operations community.
  • Over 400hrs of basic and advanced explosives detection instruction and imprinting of new canines and handlers. Routinely managed personnel, time and resources in excess of $250,000.

Number of months in position – 69
Washington County Sheriff’s Office 2002-2008
Canine Handler/ Trainer (5yrs):

  • Planned and facilitated weekly training for a six dog canine unit.
  • Deployed a canine in real world applications ranging from, but not limited to, building searches, area searches, vehicle deployments, tracks, suspect apprehension and handler protection.
  • Responsible for maintaining precise records, supervising medical and nutritional needs of working dogs and insured that kennel facilities and canine vehicles were maintained above required standards.
  • Advised and assisted in the training of multiple police agencies in the Portland Metro area in the use of police canines
  • Worked canines around explosive entries and flash bangs in both training and SWAT call outs
  • While serving as a SWAT operator, had additional duties as lead canine handler and trainer on a 30-34 man interagency SWAT team

Tactical Negotiations Team –SWAT (4yrs):

  • Routinely planned, implemented, and conducted high risk tactical operations and training exercises
  • Instrumental in the development of department-wide tactical policy and instruction of all tactical movement techniques in the rural environment and the deployment of canines during tactical operations
  • Regularly conducted high-risk individual and team training in advanced pistol and rifle marksmanship, close quarter battle (CQB), dignitary protection, and vehicle ambush
  • Instructed SWAT operators, patrol deputies and officers from various agencies on CQB techniques
  • Received 1st Place at Oregon Tactical Officers Association Seminar (2006) SWAT competition

Number of months in position – 12
Oregon State Police 2001-2002

  • Responded to calls and investigated crimes that required the ability to problem solve and utilize decision making skills in a fast-paced, high-stress environment

Number of months in position – 40
United States Army, 2nd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment: 1995-1999
Ranger Team Leader:

  • Responsible for the tactical employment, training, discipline, welfare, team building, and safety of a four-man ranger fire team capable of rapid no-notice worldwide deployment in support of DOD Special Operations
  • Responsible for all logistical, administrative and maintenance needs of $125,000 worth of team equipment

Skills Write Up:

  • MK 44 operator\’s and maintenance course
  • Mind Hound
  • Blue Force Tracker
  • SERE
  • SFQC Special Forces Weapons Sergeant
  • SKIDDS SWAT K9 Interacting During Deployment School
  • Auburn University Explosive Detection Canine School
  • Targeted Operation Arrest and Surveillance
  • LE Clandestine Lab Entry Course
  • LE West Metro Canine School
  • Adlorhorst International Canine Agitator Course
  • LE Gresham Canine School
  • Emergency Vehicle Operation Course
  • Pursuit Intervention Technique
  • Ranger School
  • Basic and Advanced Demolitions
  • Ranger Indoctrination Program
  • Airborne School
  • Basic Training (Infantry)

Education Write Up:
Central Oregon Community College 1999-2002

  • Associates of Criminal Justice (2002)
  • Associates of General Studies (1999)

Portland Community College 1991-1995

  • Fire Science
  • General Studies