Over 8 years experience organizing, training, advising, directing and supporting military and paramilitary forces in unconventional and foreign internal defense operations. Extensive experience in developing and installing personal and facility security measures. Skilled in conducting threat and vulnerability analysis, and providing remedial measures to strengthen existing security systems. Extensive experience in multi-cultural and multi-lingual environments.
OPERATIONS / INTELLIGENCE
1996-97: Planned, coordinated and directed communication training, including on UHF, VHF, HF, FM and wire systems. Responsible for collection, analysis, production, compartmenting and dissemination of intelligence information. Prepared country, regional and area studies and observations packages, briefbacks, operations orders and operations plans. Developed schedules, and coordinated training programs, for company-level special forces elements.
OBSERVER / CONTROLLER / INSTRUCTOR
1995-96: Instructed and evaluated company and battalion size elements in light infantry tactics; Established plans and preparations for battalion size element field training exercises; Observed and controlled platoon size elements in tactical field maneuvers; Conducted and doumented after action reviews for all training events.
SENIOR WEAPONS NCO
1989-95: Employed conventional and unconventional tactics and techniques as a member of twelve man special forces detachment. Trained detachment members and foreign indigenous forces in the use of a wide range of communication equipment and small arms, including light crew served weapons, anti-aircraft and anti-armor weapons; Explosives, including dynamite, TNT, C4 and anti-tank/anti-armor mines. Served as detachment sniper.
TANK COMMANDER / DRIVER
1985-1989: Vehicle commander for opposing forces in intensive, multiple desert battlefield simulations. Instructed and demonstrated Soviet doctrinal tactics. Performed maintenance and repairs on armored vehicles attendant to combat and non-combat conditions.
FOREIGN CADRE TRAINING LIAISON
U.S. training liaison for foreign military elements (from platoon to battalion size elements) in light infantry tactics, air base ground defense, special operations tactics and techniques, jungle survival, escape and evasion, air crew survival and airborne operations in Thailand, Philippines, Panama and Bangladesh.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
A.Sc. Pierce College
Command Language Program - Indonesian
Functional Language Course - Thai
Advanced NCO Training
Combat Life Saving
Special Forces Basic NCO Training
Special Forces Weapons Training
Basic Airborne Training
Special Forces Orientation/Training