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Syrian, Lebanese, Yemeni linguist, Intelligence Collector, LRS, RECON Scout, ERT/H Relief, EMT


DoD Secret Clearance

Date of Clearance Adjudication:

April, 2009

June, 2013


Current Passport:
Expiration Date – March 15, 2020

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

Levantine dialect (Syrian, Jordanian, Palestinian, Lebanese Arabic), Egyptian dialect (including Sa’idi Arabic), Gulf dialect (Yemeni, Iraqi Arabic), Maghrebi dialect (Libyan, Tunisian, Algerian, Moroccan Arabic), Sudanese dialect (Nubi Arabic, Juba Arabic), and Modern Standard (Formal Arabic).

English – Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native

Spanish – Speaking: Intermediate, Reading: Intermediate, Writing: Intermediate

Desired Location:

Highlight Write Up:

Experienced Arabic Linguist. Can provide cultural training, interpretation and translation. Acknowledge for being resourceful, adaptable and self-directed with the ability to handle even the most challenging tasks as a result of well developed communication skills, organizational skills and self discipline.

Seeking to align my experience and my skills with an organization that is looking for talented linguists & Intelligence core collectors who know how to deliver outstanding interpretation, translation and intelligence analysis.

Deployments Geo Loation:

Italy – 1-4 weeks

Puerto Rico (Long Range Survellince Exercise) – 1 week

South Sudan – 4 weeks

Germany – 1-4 weeks

Kuwait – 1-4 weeks

Iraq – 9 months

Jordan – 1-4 weeks

Israel & West bank – 8 years


Position Write Up:

Team Rubicon                                                                                                      July 2012-Present

State Director 

·         Serve in senior leadership role in veteran’s non-profit disaster relief organization

·         Recruit and manage six district coordinators and 400 volunteers for the state of Virginia

·         Source personnel for deployments, run service projects, and conduct training in DC, Maryland and Virginia

·         Deployed to South Sudan as Assistant Team Leader of Emergency Response Team

·         Executed logistical operations and procurement for International Medical Corps project in refugee camp in Maban, South Sudan

·         Provided Arabic-English interpretation in meetings with key stakeholders, including religious leaders and sheikhs

C Company (Long Range Surveillance), 1-158 CAV, U.S. Army                 April 2012-Present

Senior Scout / Assitant Team Lead

·         Trained to infiltrate enemy territory as member of a six-man surveillance team

·         Conducts continuous surveillancespecial reconnaissance, target acquisition, battle damage assessment, and force protection missions on key intelligence targets

·         Documents and transmits all human and signals intelligence gathered by the team

A Company, 1-116th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army                             April 2008-March 2012

 Scout / Linguist / Intelligence Analyst

·         Performed numerous combat missions, to gather ground intelligence.

·         Performed numerous translations & transcriptions, of documents, and audio/video materials

·         Assisted in coordination, with technical intelligence personnel, and preparation of reports on captured enemy material; prepared standard intelligence reports.

·         Conducted several intelligence debriefings of Iraqi insurgents and foreign terrorists.

·         Processed and analyzed messages. Assisted in the production and dissemination of intelligence summary reports and Commanders briefings.

·         Responsible for the safeguarding and proper handling of classified information.

·         Utilized military and linguistic skills to train Iraqi Army & Police.

·         Subject matter expert in the history, culture, and political dynamics of the Middle East.

Skills Write Up:

·         Long Range Surveillance operator (Airborne), U.S. Army

·         Fluent in Modern Standard Arabic, Syrian,  Lebanese, Yemeni, and other arabic dialects

·         DoD Secret Clearnce

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

·         Familiar with Palantir (Software) Platform.

·         Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Technical Expertise:

Firearms: M4, M9 Berretta, M249 SAW & M240B, M2 .50 CAL & Mk19 40 mm heavy machine gun, Claymore, AT4.

Communication: AN/PRC-150 Harris Radio, AN/PRC-148 Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio (MBITR). Including Tactical laptop and the (Tac Chat) format.

Vehicles: MRAP, HMMWV, ATV.

Education Write Up:
Currently pursuing a B.S. in International Business from George Mason University. Expected graduation is May 2014.