1SG Paul Ayotte

1SG Paul Ayotte

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  • 1SG Jun 99

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Eagle Scout, High School Grad 1976, ST Mary's College 1980. Worked construction all over the US. Enlisted in the US Army 20 MAR 1981 as a PFC, OSUT, D31, then Airborne Course at Fort Benning, GA. Assigned to CO C, 1/508th, 3d Brigade, 82d Airborne Division. Earned the 82d ABN DIV Trooper of the quarter by General James J. Lindsay. Attended PNCOC & BNCOC. Earned many Awards. AATW!

Military Experiences

Mar 1981 - Feb 2010
Ex: 1SG
Started in Aug 1981
Rifleman, CO's RTO Team Leader, Dragon Missile CRS Assistant Operations NCO, Air Transportation of Hazard Material Course, PNCOC, BNCOC, Operation Reforger 82, Operation Display Determination (jumped into Turkey). Recondo Course, Trained ElSalvadorian's in MOUT Training. Many Jumps to include "Fun Jumps" on Saturdays! Total of 83 Jumps. C-123, C 130's, C 141's, Huey Jumps, a Chinook tailgate, even C 130 Tailgate jumps. To include many jumps off the tailgates of 2 1/2 trucks! Made buddies with many Fellow Troopers but lost contact with all but three. No cell phones or email back in those days. Lost 5 Troopers in the 1/508th. We didn't call Fayetteville Fayet-Nam for this reason.


(1 year, 2 months)
Mar 2004 - Apr 2005
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Was on ADSW with the 353 CACOM from Fort Wadsworth, NY to pre plan the Mobilization Training of Task Force 353 (apprx. 860 PACS) assemble over 350 Trainers for 6 weeks of Training at Ft McCoy, WI. Back to NYC for Fort Bragg, NC to check off all our boxes to Mobilize and palletize all gear to deploy to Iraq. We suffered losses being a part USACAPOC.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Mar 2003 - May 2005

Class 31, US Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA)

Sep 2003 - Oct 2003

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Apr 1996 - Jun 1996

Battalion Intelligence/Operations Course


Aug 2002

Small Group Instructor Course

Sep 1999

TAITC Total Army Instructor Course

Mar 1998

Mobilization Planners Course

Foreign Language Skills


Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance

Academic Degrees

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