Serves as an Armor officer, providing mission support requirements to the Cavalry Brigade, Armor School, and Maneuver Center of Excellence. Develops soldiers’ individual, MOS-specific, and collective skills to improve readiness for increased responsibilities. Ensures the maneuver force has trained, agile, adaptive, and combat-ready soldiers and leaders who can effectively operate as part of a combined arms team.
Reconnaissance Troop Commander
Commands a Dismounted Reconnaissance Troop consisting of 79 soldiers. Responsible for the training, operations, health, welfare, morale, and discipline of all assigned personnel. Develops and executes training and maintenance programs to meet combat power requirements. Visualizes and describes the area of operations, directs actions to achieve mission objectives, and leads the troop to mission accomplishment. Serves as a subject matter expert in dismounted reconnaissance. Mobilizes for state missions as directed by the Governor of the State of New York.
Reconnaissance Troop Executive Officer
Serves as the Troop Executive Officer, responsible for tracking and monitoring troop operations. Receives, verifies, consolidates digital and voice reports, and forwards them to the squadron and adjacent units. Ensures voice reports are converted into digital reports to enhance friendly and threat situational awareness. Oversees the troop command post and supervises the troop’s sustainment efforts. Assists in troop-level operations orders and planning. Coordinates with higher, adjacent, and supporting units. Assists the commander in issuing orders to the troop headquarters and attachments. Assumes command of the troop as required. Also serves as the platoon leader of the Headquarters Section, responsible for the accountability and maintenance of all headquarters and troop equipment. Performs additional duties such as Safety Officer, Hazmat Officer, Unit Maintenance Officer, TMDE Alternate, Unit Dispatcher, Unit Movement Officer, Logistic Readiness Officer, Air Load Planner, Unit Load Team, Container Control Officer, and Unit Supply Officer.