Cost-saving management skills: Devised a battalion rechargeable battery plan that saved the battalion $500,000 annually. On numerous occasions, fixed existing equipment and avoided the costs of buying new equipment.
Safety program development and personnel training: Developed and implemented numerous safety programs as well as technical training programs.

RADIO SUPERVISOR. 3rd SFG(A), Ft. Bragg, NC (2006-07). In a Signal Detachment for a Special Forces battalion, planned, configured, integrated, and supervised the installation, operation, and maintenance of telecommunications networks. Ensured SATCOM/HF/VHF/UFH voice and data communications between multiple locations. Managed $5 million in equipment.
Technological leadership: Supervised upgrades to the Joint Base Station (JBS) ensuring critical continuous UHF and HF tactical voice and data communications. Developed and implemented outstanding safety and quality assurance programs.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS OPERATIONS CHIEF. 3RD SFG(A), Ft. Bragg, NC and Afghanistan (2004-06). Managed four individuals in a Signal detachment for a Special Forces company. Installed 200 feet of fiber optic cable which allowed continuous SIPR connectivity. Established SOPs for the security of $2 million in assets.
Personnel training: Trained a 60-man Afghan National Army element in operating the PRC-77 radio. Trained two companies of Special Forces Communications Sergeants in the AN/PRC-137 radio, and trained a 30-man National Guard platoon in proper Close Air Support and Medevac request procedures--this training increased their combat survivability.
Equipment fielding and safety management: Played a key role in the fielding and New Equipment Training (NET) of the Joint Base Station V2(D). Fielded Tactical Local Area Networks (TACLANs). Developed and managed outstanding safety and quality assurance programs. Integrated safety protocols into all training materials.

Highlights of other U.S. Army experience:
SENIOR RADIO OPERATOR & COMSEC SUPERVISOR. U.S. Army, Ft. Bragg, NC and Afghanistan. Supervised six personnel while managing the installation, operation, and maintenance of secure and non-secure HF SSB/Low Portability Intercept Systems and SATCOM/VHF/UHF voice and data communications.
RADIO STATION TEAM LEADER. U.S. Army, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea. Managed a Long Range Surveillance Detachment Communications Base Radio Station. Managed HF, TACSAT, FM, and Data Burst equipment. Accounted for $2 million in assets.

EDUCATION & Pursuing goal online of obtaining Bachelor-s degree in Computer Engineering, ITT Technology.
EXPERTISE Completed more than four years of college-level training programs in the U.S. Army.
Expert knowledge of telecommunications, Special Operations communications systems, advanced radio technology and radio COMSEC, security systems including anti-phishing. HAZMAT and medical credentials include Nationally Registered EMT, Special Operations First Responder, and Trained Combat Medic. Expert on fiber optics and thermo-electric optics. Expert knowledge of IEDs and the Dismounted C-IED Master Trainer's Course, the Blow In Place (BIP) ordnance removal course, and Joint IED Defeat Organization Expeditionary Teams.

Last Resume Update February 10, 2015
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