March 1996 - March 1999, Active Duty

MLRS Fire Direction Specialist Private First-Class

Set-up, secured, and maintained a digital radio network for a busy network operations center. Maintained direct communications with over 50 personnel via secured radio network and SCO UNIX computer terminal. Processed large volume of data quickly and accurately to maximize unit safety. Received three command-recommendations to US Army Officer Candidate School. Honorably discharged from Active Duty in 1999.

Fort Stewart, GA

  • Awarded 2 US Army Achievement Medals for Meritorious Service
  • Responsible for safety and protection of 1st Platoon Leader
  • Assigned as 1st Platoon Leader's HMMWV Driver
  • Responsible for maintenance of vehicle
  • Gave presentations regarding training, after-action reviews and multicultural topics

Republic of Korea, Camp Stanley

  • Awarded US Army Achievement Medal and US Army Good Conduct Medal for Meritorious Service
  • Assigned as 1st Platoon Sergeant's HMMWV driver
  • Responsible for safety and protection of 1st Platoon Sergeant
  • Responsible for maintenance of vehicle
  • Assisted battalion chaplain in research and presentations concerning different faiths