- Volunteered to serve as Convoy Commander for 33 Soldiers, ensuring effective logistical planning and safe travel during their return to the Forward Operating Base.
- Supervised and participated in Decon Operations, utilizing extensive knowledge and experience in CBRN Operations to contribute to the Platoon’s successful validation during ECT.
- Developed and published the first CBRN SOP for 4th FMSU, eliminating redundant procedures and enhancing overall readiness.
- Led the construction of a training pavilion, significantly increasing the impact of work rest cycles and boosting CBRN contingency training by 30%.
CBRN Staff NCO (Brigade)
- Demonstrated superior adaptability and performance, resulting in the creation of a HIMARS pre-execution checklist adopted by the 82nd ABN Division for use during JOAX 13-02.
- Selected as FFA HQ Battle NCO over three seasoned 13F40s as part of the 82nd ABN Division GRF.
- Demanded realistic training and certification from Battalion CBRN Teams, recognized by the DIV CBRN Sergeant Major as the best CBRN-trained brigade in the Division.
- Developed the Division standardized training plan to prepare top CBRN Soldiers for the Best CBRN Warrior Competition.
- Efficiently coordinated and supervised the transfer of $506,000 worth of training JSLIST from XVIII Corps to subordinate battalions.
Hazardous Response Platoon (HRP)
- Developed and implemented a new training program for the HRP platoon’s battle drills, resulting in their successful execution of squad and crew certification.
- Played a crucial role in the rapid transformation of a decontamination platoon into a highly effective HRP Team, leveraging experience and knowledge.
- Executed over 15 training events in various levels of PPE and extreme weather conditions without any injuries.
- Developed a platoon training program ensuring all HRP members were capable of conducting sterile sampling techniques of chemical and biological agents.
- Initiated the combination of training experiences and school opportunities to develop a comprehensive sampling SOP for the new CBRN HRP concept.
- Selected as the top CBRN participant to demonstrate sample techniques to the _____ Army Chief of Staff and _____ Commanding General.
Chemical Warfare NCO
- Successfully completed over 200 convoy missions without incident, effectively protecting the entire battalion and ensuring readiness.
- Maintained perfect accountability of over $400K worth of vehicles and chemical equipment, with zero findings at turnover.
- Maintained 100% accountability of the Company’s CBRN equipment valued at $1,000,000 on the property book.
- Served as a TC and Assistant Convoy Commander for over 150 armed escort missions of the Rhino bus.
- Volunteered as PSD for MNC-I General Officers traveling to the International Zone and other MND Baghdad AOO areas.
- Helped dispose of over 100 4.2-inch mortar rounds, significantly reducing collateral risk.
- Selected by CARA to be the sole operator of the cascade air system despite having CARA personnel on site.
- Readily available to perform at any time, demonstrating exceptional motivation and resilience.
- Serviced all CBRN equipment regularly, ensuring it was 100% combat capable at all times.
- Inspected and maintained CBRN equipment, enabling Bravo Battery to respond to CBRN threats and protect the force.
- Conducted the first Chemical chlorobenzalmalononitrile range in 5 years with 26 participants, instilling confidence in protective gear.
- Set up a static display of the Fox M93A1 Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Reconnaissance System (NBCRS) as a training aid, enhancing understanding.
- Led the Battalion through its first JRTC rotation in preparation for deployment in support of OIF.
- Ordered equipment to assemble 30 Individual Chemical Equipment packs for rapid deployment teams, ensuring readiness for extended deployments.
- Completed over thirty ground support equipment (GSE) missions in support of Task Force Troy.
- Coordinated the transfer of M40 protective masks for MP Battalion pre-deployment training, increasing deployment readiness.
- Arranged logistic support to deliver equipment and outfit downrange participants during Austere Challenge 2012.
- Supervised and trained personnel to conduct Protective Assessment Tests.
- Demonstrated and taught 15 Soldiers to Decon over 25 M1 Abrams Battle Tanks during Squadron-level gunnery range.
- Conducted four NBC chambers and a Command Inspection Program (CIP) for 2 Companies, making the Battalion 100% compliant with annual and FORSCOM training requirements and deployable.
- Efforts during the 2nd Chemical Battalion Best CBRNE competition led to a first-place overall victory for the 13th Chemical Company and qualified the team to represent 2nd Chemical Battalion at the Regimental Best CBRNE competition.
- Took the initiative to review and supervise preventive maintenance inspections on the unit’s protective equipment, producing a report listing equipment fit for service and ensuring the unit’s readiness for any contingency.
- Established the flight respiratory protection program, implementing monthly operational checks to ensure operability.
- Reallocated over $10,000 worth of EM equipment, resulting in increased response efficiency.