CPT Johnny Simmons

CPT Johnny Simmons

Dates of Service: Feb 1992 - Mar 2015
RETIRED
81% Complete
6 Contacts
Influence Score: 1,246
25,661 out of 835,548 Veterans
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Promotions

  • PVT Feb 92
  • PV2 Jan 93
  • SPC Jun 94
  • SGT Mar 96
  • SSG Apr 06
  • 2LT Dec 07
  • 1LT May 09
  • CPT 11
Commissioning Source:  OCS, Dec 2007

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Bio 

Proven visionary and strategic leader that translates military leadership and marketing experience/ strategies into successful results. An expert in enhancing brand image; developing strategic marketing initiatives; and growing each segment of the target market. Excellent management skills with demonstrated ability to build a cohesive team.

Military Experiences

May 1995 - Sep 1996
Platoon Sergeant/Flight Instructor
Apr 1992 - May 1995
UH-60 Mechanic/Crewchief

Deployments

(2 years, 4 months)
Feb 2003 - Jan 2004
Iraq_ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Deployed as a UH-60 Crewchief with the 1-147th Aviation Battalion. Logged over 200 of combat and imminent danger hours in support of coalition forces and the 75th exploitation task force. Planned and executed aircraft maintenance while overseeing three other NCO's exceeding the Army standard of 75% Fully Mission Capable. Air Medal, ARCOM
Jul 2001 - Mar 2002
Operation Deser Spring
Deployed as a UH-60 Blackhawk crewchief/mechanic with the 1-147th AVN BN. Flew 120 hours of immanent danger zone flight in all mission profiles, to include lower level, day and night vision goggles within a 10 kilometer buffer zone of the Iraq border in a desert environment. Maintained ACFT resulting in a unit Operation Readiness Rate of 91%. AAM
Jan 1995 - Apr 1995
Operation Uphold Democracy (Haiti)
Deployed as a UH-60 crewchief/mechanic with 4/25th AVN BN. Maintained 12 hour workdays and 6 to 7 day workweeks totaling over 200 man hours resulting in a %85 aircraft operational rate. Flew over 60 supporting missions accumulating over 100 incident/accident free flight hours. AAM
Oct 1993 - Dec 1993
Joint Task Force-Full Accounting Cambodia
Deployed as a UH-60 mechanic with the 4/25th AVN BN. Maintained aircraft readiness rate of %80 during deployment to Cambodia. AAM

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Security Clearance
Secret

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2013 - 2015

University of Wisconsin – Madison

Master's Degree, Executive Business Management

2011 - 2015

Globe University

Master's Degree, Business Management/Marketing

2004 - 2006

Marian University of Fond du Lac

Bachelor's Degree, Business Management/Marketing

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