1SG Henry Yates

1SG Henry Yates

Dates of Service: Aug 1986 - Sep 2006
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  • PVT Aug 86
  • PV2
  • PFC
  • SPC
  • SGT 1992
  • SSG
  • SFC Jul 99
  • 1SG Sep 03

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I am currently seeking part time opportunities to repair or tutor in computer or technology. I am a Retired Combat Medic in the US Army. I am currently a GS Civilian with the US Army as an Ombudsman in the Army Medical Department. I am an Entrepreneur since 2001, founded Yates Productions, with consulting services in business development, IT consulting, professional printing and in 2006 I founded YPro Geeks. Henry's bio Henry is a Colorado native. He attended High School and later enlisted in the Army in 1986. He served 20 years as a Combat Medic in peacetime, training and served in two combat campaigns. He was decorated for honorable service in a Senior Department of Defense, (DoD) Regional Supervisory capacity over enlistment medical operations with the United States Military Entrance Processing Command and in Army Medical Command, and Served as 1SG over 450 personnel. Continuous improvement and making a difference is his direction.

Military Experiences

Apr 2004 - Apr 2005
First Sergeant
15 Subordinate Leaders, 450 outstanding Soldiers and because of their dedication, many record accomplishments in MEDCOM and with 4th Infantry Division. We weren't a normal Army Hospital. We Soldiered.
Aug 2001 - Apr 2004
Western Sector, USMEPCOM, Senior Medical NCO
With DoD, I served as Senior Medical NCO supervising 31 Military Entrance Processing Stations (MEPS) west of the Mississipi River to include Minneapolis, Minnesota MEPS. In a team with a Command representative, the Departments of Testing and Operations, we visited MEP stations independently every other week, rotating through the western region. We were directly followed by the USMEPCOM Inspector General.
Mar 2000 - Jul 2001
21st CSH
First Sergeant as SFC
First Sergeant Hospital Support Company (HSC), First Sergeant Hospital Unit Surgical (HUS). As a Non-deploy-able unit our team restored the deploy-ability of the unit in a JRTC training. These Soldiers rocked the house on the OPFOR, saved lives and Soldiered every other way. At the time COL Rubenstein who is now MG (Ret) Rubenstein, and CPT Woods lead the way. They us NCOs and enlisted to execute, make decision and do our job. They gave the mission and orders and we executed.
Jul 1999 - Mar 2000
21st CSH
Operations NCO
Deployed to Bosina, Med Eagle operation.


(1 year, 1 month)
Sep 1999 - Mar 2000
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Battle Captain (Night Operations), Operations NCO, Combat Medic, ASAP NCOIC, Chapel Service Support.
Dec 1990 - May 1991
Southwest asia ribbon
Operation Desert Shield/Storm
Combat Medic, Medical Supply, Field Sanitation, Kitchen Patrol, Site Police, Guard Duty and Burn Pit and Latrine Burnout Ops.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jun 2004 - Jul 2004

1SG's Course

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Sep 2007

Ombudsman Course

Sep 2005 - Oct 2005

Sep 2005 - Oct 2005

Security Clearance

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2007 - 2011

Bachelors Degree, Information Technology, Network Security Background