Date of Clearance Adjudication:
Based on DoD date 2015
February 28, 2019 – February 16, 2022
Yes (Service Connected) – Percentage: 100
Expiration Date – 2020
English – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic
Highlight Write Up:
Former EOD Command Sergeant Major with 25 years of Army experience at Strategic, Operational, and Tactical levels. Served as the Operations SGM at a Chemical Brigade showcasing my CBRN/WMD skills and knowledge. I have a Masters Degree, Bachelors Degree, and an Associates Degree (all attained while on Active Duty).
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Iraq – Duration: Multiple EOD Deployments
Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 28 months
Current Position: EOD Coordinator for Department of State, Kabul, Afganistan.
Operationally command an EOD response team, providing technical guidance and direction to subordinate EOD technicians and ensuring adherence to proper protocol and procedures; serve as the senior on-scene EOD representative to RSO staff and primary EOD point of contact during incident responses.
Mission is to protect U.S Embassy personnel from IED/UXO/WMD hazards; efforts allow Diplomats to conduct their mission furthering U.S. interests in the region. Accomplish this by providing 24 hour Operational support to Embassy and Embassy owned properties through out Afghanistan. Teams routinely have a fly away missions to areas that cant be reached by vehicle in a timely manner.
Number of months in position – 12
Brigade Operations Sergeant Major 2015 – 2016
48th Chemical Brigade, Ft. Hood, TX
Planned, resourced, and executed training for three geographically separated Chemical Battalions increasing readiness and worldwide deployability
Senior EOD mentor to over 50 junior EOD Soldiers with the responsibilities of planning, executing CBRNE (Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and Explosives) operations world wide
Served as the Senior Enlisted EOD Advisor to the Brigade Commander, responsible for developing policy and procedures for EOD operations outside of non-standard EOD organizations.
Number of months in position – 20
Battalion Command Sergeant Major 2013 – 2015
79th Ordnance Battalion (EOD), Ft. Hood, TX
Supervised the safe execution of 201 emergency response missions across the states of Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi and 27 Very Important Persons (VIP) missions for the U.S. Secret Service without incident
Responsible for health and welfare over 360 Soldiers on two geographically separated Army Installations, both stateside and deployed
Developed and instituted EOD Team Leader Certification. Training 39 new team leaders increasing combat strength by 48%, program adopted by higher headquarters as the standard
Number of months in position – 13
Control Team Sergeant Major 2012 – 2013
HQ, Eight Army 16th, Yongsan, South Korea
Served as the Senior EOD subject matter expert for the only forward deployed operational Army Headquarters in the Army
Procured over $240K of DPRK ordnance training aids resulting in effective realistic training for EOD and Coalition forces in Korea
Results: Developed requirements for landmine remediation contracts saving more than $3 million dollars certifying mine fields were cleared for the first time in Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on the boarder of South Korea.
Skills Write Up:
Strategic level planner
Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician
Complex problem Solver
Leadership Development and Team Building
Facilitation and Communication Skills
Nuclear Weapons Training
25 years of service is difficult to codify in small space. For further understanding/clarification of skills and abilities, please visit my linked in profile:
Education Write Up:
DoS Firearms Course, Winchester, WV 2016
DoS Foreign Affairs Counter Threat Course, Winchester, WV 2016
Anti-terrorism Level 1, Fort Hood, TX 2015
Masters in Leadership Studies, University of Texas El Paso, El Paso TX 2012
United States Army Sergeant Majors Academy, Fort Bliss, TX 2012
Army Professional Ethics Course, Fort Bliss, TX 2012
Global Anti-Terrorism and Operators Course, Redstone Arsenal, AL 2006
EOD Advance Non-Commissioned Officer Corse, Redstone Arsenal, AL 2003
DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations, Cape Canaveral AFS, 2003
Explosive Investigations Course (Post Blast), Forsyth, GA 2002
Advances Access & Disablement Course, Indian Head, MD 2001
Robot Operation and Maintenance Training Course, Oakridge, TN 2001
Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course, Redstone Arsenal, AL 1999
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Course, Indian Head, MD 1996
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