• Demonstrated exceptional leadership as the fire team leader during the attack on the radio jammer in OP Signal Lost. Engaged with embedded enemy forces, destroyed the jammer, and located the high-value target (HVT).
  • Revived the fire team leader after he went down and provided suppressing fire with the SAW, allowing the fire team to regroup with the rest of the squad.
  • Conducted over 120 missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) with partner forces, the Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan Local Police (ALP).
  • Trained over 100 ALP soldiers in support of Village Stability Operations.
  • Demonstrated physical superiority and courage during a Mission-Limited Objective Clearance (MLOC).
  • Ensured proper accountability and maintenance of assigned equipment to meet the 10/20 standard.
  • Improved the tactical flow capabilities of senior personnel on the ground during operations.
  • Showed a positive attitude and constant self-improvement.
  • Executed difficult combat commands under stressful conditions, proving indispensable to the team’s success.
  • Served as a rifleman during the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) Rotation 2012 for the unit’s deployment.
  • Conducted support by fire with competence and professionalism during Operation Bronco Rumble.
  • Provided valuable assistance in battalion vehicle maintenance, contributing to scheduled Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS).
  • Mapped the area of responsibility and improved operations and Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) activities at COB KIRUMBA as a rifleman.
  • Ensured the overall success of the team by accomplishing the mission in a swift and tactical manner.
  • Completed live fire training certifications as an Infantry Rifleman.
  • Demonstrated efficiency by placing markings according to platoon and team Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) after clearing an objective during MOUT (Military Operations in Urban Terrain) Live Fire Certification.
  • Showed dedication, perseverance, and tenacity as the M249 SAW gunner during JRTC.
  • Successfully completed all lanes and scenarios at JRTC with little or no preparation.
  • Mentored peers within the Infantry Rifle Squad and Team.
  • Took leadership initiative during Land Navigation and Situational Training Exercise (STX).
  • Excelled as the point man, contributing to the company’s best time in land navigation.
  • Assumed the team leader position for STX lanes and executed flawlessly.
  • Supported 1st Platoon as the acting armorer, ensuring mission essential equipment had no deficiencies.
  • Demonstrated high proficiency in Infantry skills, reflecting exceptional soldiering capability.
  • Protected Security Force Advise and Assist Teams, advancing U.S. goals in the region.
  • Fostered an effective working environment with ambition and a positive attitude.
  • Instrumental in the success of Operation Alamo Scout 3 through a never-quit attitude.
  • Dedicated to duty, volunteered for five detainee escort missions, including one involving a high-value detainee.
  • Studied, learned, repaired, and maintained BDOC crew-served weapons systems, showcasing versatility beyond primary MOS.
  • Exceeded all standards and expectations of an Infantry Soldier despite being assigned duties outside of the primary MOS.
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