Objective: U.S. Army Senior NCO Coach/Mentor/Advisor/Instructor
Over ••••• years experience as an educator, leader development, instructor, trainer, advisor and coach at all levels up to Brigade (over ••••• personnel).
Expertly supervised the operations, training, safety and personnel management for a variety of occupations. Authorized curriculum, set training objectives, established classroom and taught classes to many students in a period of ••••• years and organized on the-job training activities and New Equipment Training to ensure technical certification requirements are met. Conducted numerous inventories of supplies, weapons, equipment, and vehicles upon deployments.
Expertly supervised and managed deployments to and from CONUS to OCONUS with over $••••• million dollars of equipment.
Experienced as an armor soldier handling small arms ammunition, i.e., ••••• mm and •••••mm MG, ••••• Cal. MG (live and blank), shotgun ammunition, variety of hand grenades (simulators, grenade fuses, and live), M•••••A1 Claymore mine, AT••••• antipersonnel mines, variety of pyrotechnics and smoke, live booby traps, M•••••A2 LAW and AT•••••, and familiar with demolition ammunition (C••••• TNT, fuse igniters, time fuse, Bangalores).
Experienced in M•••••A5, M••••• series, M1 and M1A1 Abrams tanks.
Experience in MILES II electronic equipment.
Familiar with multi-media equipment. Proficient in Microsoft Word Processor, Outlook, and Express and Power Point presentations. Familiar with Microsoft Excel.
Veterans Disability •••••%.
Possesses a valid military drivers license for a variety of tactical/GSA vehicles.
Possesses a Secret Security clearance.
Civilian and Military Education:
-High School Graduate, Allegany High School, Maryland •••••
-Primary Leadership Development Course, Frankfurt, Germany •••••
•••••th Armored Brigade Leadership Development Course, Ft. Knox, KY •••••
-Basic NCO Leadership Development Course, Ft. Knox, KY •••••
-U.S. Army Military Leadership & Counseling Course, Germany, •••••
-Advance NCO Leadership Course, Ft. Knox, KY •••••
-First Sergeant Course, Ft. Hood, TX •••••
-Platoon Trainers Workshop (BTMS), Ft. Hood, TX •••••
-Microsoft Power Point Course (••••• hours), Ft. Riley, KS •••••
-JINTACCS Supervisors Training Course, Ft. Riley, KS •••••
-MILES Course (Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System), Ft. Riley, KS •••••
-Operations and Intelligence Course, Ft. Bliss, TX •••••
-M1A1 Rollover Training Course, Ft. Riley, KS •••••
-Weaponeer Instructor Course, Ft. Riley, KS •••••
-Microsoft Word Computer Course (••••• hours), Ft. Riley, KS •••••
-Battle Staff Course, U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, TX •••••
-U.S. Army Sergeant Majors Academy, Ft. Bliss, TX •••••
-Command Sergeants Majors Course, Ft. Bliss, TX •••••
-Instructor/Operator Training Course (UCOFT), Ft. Riley, KS •••••
-Fire Wardens Course, Baumholder, Germany •••••
-Laser Marksmanship Training System (Beamhit), Kuwait •••••
- AA Degree, Barton County Community College, Ft. riley, KS •••••
-Observer/Controller Academy, OC Academy, Fort Irwin, CA •••••
-Joint Personnel Recovery Agency (PR•••••), Ft. Irwin, CA •••••
-U.S. Army CSM retired, ••••• years
Department of the Navy, Special Surveillance Program USSOCOM, PGSS- Persistent Ground Surveillance System (•••••/•••••/••••• Present) - Flight System Technician
Forward Observation Base, Lavaredo, Afghanistan
Supervisor: Mr. James Hunter
Salary: $•••••,••••• per year
Hours per week: •••••
Duties: In a hostile theatre of operation in support of U.S. and NATO Forces against a global war on terrorism, operates on both TCOM •••••M and TIF••••• systems as an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Flight System Technician, and is trained to perform duties as one or all of the following positions depending on mission requirements; Team Lead: briefs the flight crew on mission objectives, desired altitudes, weather, mission configuration, known target areas or insurgent activity hotspots, safety concerns, airspace restrictions and logbook records. Briefs on updated maintenance status and topics found on the flight schedules such as description of mission and targets, flight notes, and other general notes. Distributes additional information regarding the mission to the crews such as target decks. Also implements the use of tactical strategy in determining the customers request/requirements during all combat operations. Flight Engineer: Responsible for the safety of the Air Vehicle (AV) during all phases of the operation. Performs detailed GCS (Ground Control Station) pre-flight and post-flight checks. Completes the GCS log book with detailed entries. Monitors Tension, pressures, pitch and roll of the aerostat through software telemetry and determines through data, safe and proper flight configurations and makes adjustments based on input calculations as necessary. Conducts any necessary or scheduled maintenance on the aerostat, GCS and other ground support equipment. Payload Operator: Provides detailed recorded imagery gathering throughout the mission and continuously inspects payload for functionality and damage. Is the subject matter expert on manipulating the MX•••••i camera and turret by acquiring targets through several available sensors and determining MGRS location on suspected targets presented by the customer for termination. Performs any necessary or scheduled maintenance on the payload, aerostat, GCS and other ground control equipment. LRD (Launch and Recovery Director/Flight Director): Directs all phases of launch, flight and recovery operations within established system constraints, safety guidelines and emergency procedures. Plans the mission, guides the launch, and recovery of the aerostat and produces the flight schedules and program directives necessary for successfully accomplishing the mission directives. Verifies that all pre-flight checks are complete and acceptable. Assesses the weather and the mission readiness status of all personnel and equipment associated with flight operations at all times. Calculates all helium fill information and changes in all weight and balance. In charge and responsible for mooring, unmooring, inflation, and deflation of the aerostat. Makes the Go/No Go decision whether or not it is safe to fly. Properly disposes or secures classified information. Hoist Operator : In charge of monitoring the port or starboard sections of the aerostat and mooring system. Line Operator : In charge of monitoring the port or starboard sections of the aerostat and mooring system. Confluence Point Handler (CPH): In charge of the confluence point shackles, load cell, load (confluence) lines, tether, tether pigtail, and flying sheave. Also installs or removes the tether markers/strobes during launch and recovery. Operational knowledge on setup and install of VSAT. Utilizing multiple versions of Isite/Idirect and Super Buddy programs. Operational knowledge on setup and install of UTAMS (Unassisted Transient Acoustic Masint System).
Concurrently performed duties as PGST (Persistent Ground Surveillance Tower) Operator. Performed setup, installation of tower, hardware, fiber optics, software and components associated with the Seastar III HD FLIR camera and radar •••••
Continuously uses the following software programs during daily operations; Aerostat Telemetry, PCC Piccolo Operator Interface, PGSS Gatekeeper, Weatherlink, Nexstorm Lite, AGIG (Airborne Global Information Grid) and Microsoft Office.
Additional skills include fiber optic/tactical fiber training consisting of knowledge on fiber path, fiber termination, fusion splicing, mechanical splicing, troubleshooting and usage of tools which include; Fiber Scope, Visual Fault Locator (VFL), Light Source and Power Meter Optical Test Set and Optical Time Domain Reflectometer ( OTDR).
Military Personnel Resource Inc. (MPRI), Ft. Riley, Ks ••••• Aug ••••• to Mar •••••
* L2I Analysis for the 1st Inf. Div.
* Analyze observations, insights, and lessons (OIL), and tactics, techniques, and
procedures (TTP) and in conjunction with the Armys proponents, determine
validity, relevance, and DOTMLPF implications.
* Identify key issues, facilitates and monitors solution development and facilitates
rapid integration of lessons learned information from the battlefield into training.
* Monitors and reports results of lessons learned from the operational force and
proponent institutions through lessons learned integration activities.
Military Personnel Resource Inc., (MPRI), Ft. Irwin, CA ••••• May ••••• to Aug •••••
Served as Sergeant Major Mentor/Advisor and NCO Coach for a Brigade task force who trains at the National Training Center for a period of ••••• day rotations.
Provide on-site assistance, guidance, and feedback to Brigade Combat Team (BCT) and Task Force (TF) level sergeant majors in planning and executing relevant tactical and administrative tasks realistic to combat settings.
Assist unit sergeant majors with the command and control processes at battalion and brigade levels. Conduct leadership seminars for the brigade combat team sergeant majors, review unit tactical SOPs, and recommend changes as required.
Assist unit sergeant majors with their unit safety program and conduct on-site safety inspections to detect, identify, and mitigate risk to personnel and equipment.
Evaluated customer work requirements, wrote After Action reports for various units identifying required tasks strengths and weaknesses and resources to improve and sustain.
Military Personnel Resource Inc., (MPRI), Kuwait March ••••• to April •••••
Served as the Senior Instructor and advisor to the organizations manager on student matters related to academic and physical performance.
Responsible for the development of a comprehensive Non-Commissioned Officers Education system. Organized curriculum for a Junior Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership Course, the Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course, and the Cadet (Basic) Training Course, Instructor Training Course, and the Laser Marksmanship Train the Trainer Course.
Develop curriculum, conducted internal and external coordinations for all training events, supervised the operation of the Battalion Supply room, organized training aids, assessed faculty performance and instructed classes to over ••••• students annually.
Reserve Component Support Division, Ft. Riley, KS ••••• September ••••• to May •••••
Served as a Material Handler performing a variety of warehousing duties such as receiving supplies and equipment, identification of billet/building deficiencies and performed minor maintenance such as window screen repair, snow removal and de-icing; turn in of furniture and equipment, and grounds keeping.
Assisted in the maintenance of two dining facilities, and one administrative building. Conducted property inventories throughout the RC Complex.
Military Personnel Resource Inc., (MPRI), Qatar June ••••• to July •••••
Served as a Warehouse Manager working with the IRAQ SURVEY GROUP (ISG) as the warehouse supervisor responsible for the day to day operations of two warehouses and the mentoring, counseling and training of ••••• workers on their duties and responsibilities.
Supervise checkout and delivery of appropriate batches to Doc-Prep/Triage upon request, and the return and storage of those batches. Responsible for the training and proper use of all warehouse equipment and vehicles.
Monitored the entry, storage, and archiving of all media and documents that enters the Combined Media Processing Center-Main (CMPC-M). Adhere to and enforces all CMPC policies and procedures, and attends watch meetings as scheduled by the Watch Commander. Supervised the arrival, handling, pre-triage and storage of new batches. Updates batch priorities as directed by the SAC or S••••• and tracks warehouse database.
Directly responsible to assign harmony numbers to all media A and B items coming into the warehouse and assigns blocks of harmony numbers to the triage/Doc-Prep Supervisors for those documents.
Montgomery Communications, Junction City, KS ••••• May ••••• to May ••••••••••
Serve as a Circulation Manager, planning newspaper circulation levels and ensuring appropriate numbers of newspapers are delivered to specified locations.
Recommends decreases or increases of contractors based upon consumption and/or expansion to new routes.
Assigns delivery locations and monitors contractors involved in physically distributing newspapers.
Solicits new subscriptions by telephone and personal contact. Participates in focused area sales promotions and other special events. Responds to delivery errors as needed.
Supervisor/Trainer, Project/Program Manager, U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major for ••••• AR Battalion at Ft. Riley, KS from June ••••• to April ••••• and Bauumholder, Germany from June ••••• to June •••••)
Served as the principle advisor to the organizations manager/commander on all matters pertaining to the welfare, development, training and assignments of over ••••• personnel. Supervised and coordinated activities of subordinate staff members and evaluated their work performance and tracked timelines.
Instrumental in establishing policies, procedures and standards pertaining to performance, care, conduct, appearance of employees.
Scheduled, organized and conducted large scale orientation briefings for newly assigned personnel, their family members, post commanding general, U.S. Senators and members of Congress and the Secretary of the U.S. Army.
Directed and supervised land, air, and rail movement of more than ••••• personnel and $••••• million worth of equipment during three separate deployments, National Training Center, Ft. Irwin, CA, Bosnia and Macedonia.
Scheduled and facilitated monthly promotion and Soldier/NCO of the month boards and participated as a board member on other boards convened by higher headquarters.
Chairman of the unit equal opportunity and BOSS council. Counseled and advised officers, noncommissioned officers and subordinates in the areas of job performance and career development.
Experience in range operations, target functions, ordnance disposal and removal, loading and unloading Hoffmans, placement of thermal panels and scheduling of ranges.
Supervised and conducted peace keeping / peace enforcement operations for the purpose of promoting peace in unstable regions in the former Republic of Yugoslavia.
Operations Manager (••••• AR Battalion), Ft. Riley, KS ••••• June ••••• to June •••••
Managed the overall operations of a battalion S••••• shop consisting of ••••• personnel and $••••• million worth of equipment. Developed and implemented changes to standard operating procedures on operations, planning and training.
Developed and implemented changes to standard operating procedures on operations, planning and training.
Assisted in the preparation and presentation of formal and informal briefings to higher headquarters on the training and readiness status of the battalion. Continuously monitored the units scheduled training and reported results to higher headquarters.
Responsible for planning, coordinating, scheduling, training and testing of subordinate units quarterly and yearly on required training tasks and maintained training records for those tasks.
Worked with the installation G••••• and the civilian work force on the scheduling and execution of ranges for individual, crew, and platoon qualification for small arms and large bore weapon systems.
••••• South ••••• Rd. #7
Afton, OK •••••
Jesus C. Santos, GDIT Sr. Instructor
Fort Irwin, CA •••••
Gerald Stites, GDIT Program Manager
Fort Irwin, CA •••••
John Webb, Military Analyst
••••• Santa Fe
Leavenworth, KS •••••
Dave Porter, MPRI Program Manager
Chuck Smith, Chief Construction Inspection Branch, Ft. Riley