- Ensured the maintenance of the Squadron’s assigned 13 gunnery aircraft, accumulating over 720 flight hours in just three weeks.
- Demonstrated unwavering professionalism and work ethic, enabling the Squadron to successfully accomplish multiple missions to Pohakuloa Training Area, HI, and the National Training Center at Ft. Irwin, CA.
- Served as an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Armament, Electrical, and Avionics Systems Repairer, providing education to Soldiers on various skills, including Combat Life Saver techniques and Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) operations.
- Successfully completed multiple missions and tasks during the deployment to OIF 09-11.
- Trained and certified three technicians in JHMCS/CSEL loading, resulting in a 100% increase in certification numbers and expanding combat mission capability by 50%.
- Solely responsible for managing the Aircraft Life Support program and obtaining the modified refueling and egress safety certification for the Battalion.
- Provided training to 75 Soldiers on the use and readiness of basic Life Support Equipment.
- Trained Soldiers and NCOs on how to establish and maintain an effective scheduled maintenance program.
- Led the ALSE Quality Control program, overseeing five inspectors and conducting 1.4K equipment inspections with a 100% readiness rate.
- Assumed the role of NCOIC for two weeks, supervising 11 Soldiers, managing two sections, and overseeing 55 sorties/120 flying hours while maintaining the unit’s combat capability.
- Oversaw six In-Flight Emergency (IFE) after-action inspections, ensuring pilot flight gear was properly quarantined. Recorded findings and authored mishap reports, contributing to flight safety.
- Completed 700 pre/post-flight equipment inspections, preparing $2,000,000 worth of equipment assets for the squadron. Supported 123 sorties without any ALSE delays.
- Assisted the Battalion Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE) NCO in preparing for deployment to Iraq.
- Ensured the delivery of crucial life support equipment improvements necessary for the continued success of the warfighters in the Global War on Terrorism.
- Recognized as a top technician, maintaining appropriate flight gear for 12 A-10 pilots and facilitating 300 sorties.
- Equipped CSAR (Combat Search and Rescue) aircrew by preparing 110 CSEL, NVG (Night Vision Goggles), survival vests, and helmets, supporting 123 flight hours for Exercise BALIKATAN.
- Demonstrated selfless service and dedication that played an instrumental role in the Battalion’s successful preparation for deployment.
- Led the Combat Survival Evader Locator (CSEL) evaluation program, conducting tests on 48 radios, enhancing secure communication capabilities, and improving overall readiness.