Senior OC/T

  • Provided expert guidance in the development of a Complex Attack scenario for an IED event, utilizing coordinated tactics. Recognized as highly effective training and subsequently adopted as the Battalion Training Standard.
  • Executed multiple missions in support of post-mobilization training across various units, including the 844th, 877th, 112th, 368th, and 230th Engineer Battalions.
  • Demonstrated outstanding mentorship and training skills, significantly enhancing the safety, competence, and capabilities of over 400 Soldiers within the 1/34th Heavy Brigade Combat Team (HBCT).
  • Served as the Lead Observer Controller/Trainer (OC/T) for the 2/337 Training Support Battalion, providing support to units deploying to Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Prepared and delivered highly qualified Soldiers for successful deployment.
  • Trained and qualified over 1,000 Soldiers within a span of less than 6 months, ensuring that all training met and exceeded established standards.
  • Assessed daily operations to evaluate the effectiveness of post-mobilization training, facilitating continuous improvement and refinement of training methods.
  • Embedded with a unit to provide tailored support during pre-mobilization training, effectively preparing personnel for scheduled deployments.
  • Mobilized to Camp Atterbury, IN to support PRT training and subsequent deployment.
  • Validated the training and competence of all units participating in the Rapid Trident exercise, ensuring readiness and proficiency.
  • Through experience and effective collaboration with NATO countries and the Ukrainian Army, successfully restored an under-staffed Heavy Weapons section to Full Mission Capability (FMC).
  • Exceeded course standards in the Military Police Advanced Leaders Course and was recommended for Observer Controller/Trainer (OC/T) duty.

Observer Controller/Trainer (OC/T)

  • Served as an Embedded Observer Controller/Trainer (OC/T) during an XCTC rotation, utilizing expertise in military tactics to enhance the proficiency of 1st Platoon, Bravo Company of the 2-121 Infantry Battalion.
  • Mentored and developed the Platoon Leader, Platoon Sergeant, and Squad Leaders throughout the entire exercise, fostering their growth and improvement.
  • Demonstrated exceptional expertise in military tactics, exemplifying outstanding military bearing, knowledge base, and professionalism, surpassing that of any NCO encountered during the rotation.
  • Played a crucial role in certifying the first National Guard Brigade to deploy in 30 years, highlighting the significance of the Army’s objective T (training).
  • Selected as the Battalion NCOIC for the OC/Ts participating in Rapid Trident, a multinational joint exercise conducted at the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine (JMTG-U).
  • Organized staff rides to familiarize new personnel with a variety of units and their capabilities, fostering unit cohesion and mutual understanding.
  • Stepped up and provided exceptional support during an understaffed event, going above and beyond to ensure mission success.
  • Volunteered for an Artificial High Directional (AHD) course, significantly expanding instructor capabilities and training effectiveness.
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