Influence Score: 180,119
360 out of 740,029 Veterans
360 out of 740,029 Veterans
- May 98
- Dec 99
- Dec 01
- Jan 08
Commissioning Source: ROTC, May 1998
Recent Activity -
My name is Raul. Since my young boy scout days I look for ways to help others, to improve the community, and bring value to coworkers, friends, family, and strangers. I am a member of Toastmasters, Project Management Institute Alaska, Buckner Masters Swim Team. I give back to the community as Assistant Cubmaster, a mentor for transitioning service members, and as a Leadership Anchorage alumni.
Oct 2014 - Dec 2015
Logistics Officer (G4) / Transitioning Military Officer
I do what the boss asks me to do while enjoying an awesome military transition to civilian life.
Mar 2013 - Sep 2014
Security Cooperation Officer / Exec to the SDO/DATT
Joint Security Cooperation Officer and Executive Officer to the Senior Defense Official/Defense Attaché (SDO/DATT) Egypt (OMC-E). Primary liaison for coordination between OMC-E, the Defense Attaché Office (DAO), US Embassy agencies, United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), The Joint Staff, and the Egyptian Ministry of Defense (MoD). Responsible 80 Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases valued at over 700 Million dollars. Performs duties as US Embassy Ship Rider in support of US Government vessels transiting through the Suez Canal.
May 2012 - Mar 2013
Executive Officer for a WTB conducting split operations between two installations separated by over 360 miles with a population of 120 cadre supporting the Comprehensive Transition Plan for 180 Soldiers. Responsible for all tasks assigned to the staff along with the integration and synchronization of plans and orders. Directing and supervising staff planning. Supervising management of the CCIRs. Establishing, managing, and enforcing the staff planning time line. Monitoring the staff’s discipline, morale, and operational readiness. Execute the duties of the Battalion Commander in his absence.
May 2011 - May 2012
Battalion Operations Officer (S3)
Serve as Battalion Operations Officer in support of a Warrior Transition Battalion operating from two locations. Responsible for planning and execution of daily events in support of 180 Warriors in Transition (WT) assigned or attached to the WTB. Responsible for the training and schools allocation in support of military and civilian cadre as well as WTs transitioning back to active duty. Coordinates directly with the Surgeon Cell in medical matters an in the planning and execution of the Comprehensive Transition Plan (CTP).
Deployments(3 years, 1 month)
Feb 2009 - Feb 2010
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Brigade Logistics Support Team (BLST) Chief for 4/25 ABCT. Responsible for the command and control, employment, training, and welfare of 8 Logistics Assistance Representatives providing area support to 25 different bases in RC-East while conducting split operations from two FOBs at Sharana and Salerno
Sep 2003 - Jul 2004
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Battalion S4 501st Forward Support Battalion deployed in Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Responsible for all internal logistics for the battalion, life support, contracts, construction projects and movement. FOO accounts worth $40,000 per week. FOB Mayor for 650 U.S. military and contract personnel.
Aug 2001 - Oct 2001
Bosnia and Herzegovina
First Supply and Services Officer for the new Area Support Group Eagle. Responsible for the planning, development, coordination, and implementation of supply and services plans, policies, and procedures for the Balkans region. Provide managerial oversight of a $264M property book office, a $260K SSA in Hungary, and a $25M SSA in Bosnia
Oct 2000 - Jul 2001
SSA Accountable Officer. Direct, manage, and coordinate all class I, II, 111(P), IV, VII, and IX for over 2K U.S. Military and DoD Civilians geographically dispersed through Hungary, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina (less MND(N)). Supply and Services Officer. Responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of S&S in the Balkans.
Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools
International Programs Security Requirements Course
Security Cooperation Management - Overseas
Nov 2005 - Oct 2008
Installation Management (6Y)
Feb 2008 - Mar 2008
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (1X)
Foreign Language Skills
Top Secret/SCI or higher