CW5 Andrew J. Foreman

CW5 Andrew J. Foreman

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10 Endorsements
93 Contacts
Influence Score: 126,945
2 out of 364 W-5s
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Promotions

  • SPC Dec 93
  • SGT Sep 96
  • SSG Mar 99
  • WO1 Mar 00
  • CW2 Mar 02
  • CW3 Sep 06
  • CW4 Apr 10
  • CW5 Oct 15

Bio 

I am proud to have the opportunity to continue serve my country in the United States Army for 24 years. My career, especially as an officer, afforded me the experience and training to become a proficient executive level strategic thinker within international organizations, sometimes in extremely austere and stressful conditions. For a complete bio of me visit my websit at http://aj-foreman.net/

Military Experiences

Jan 2012 - Present
93rd SIG BDE HHC
BDE Sr Warrant Officer
2 Endorsements
• Member of Command Group providing advice to Brigade Commander and Staff on IT enterprise initiatives as a strategic planner, advisor, and manager of 38 Operational Network Enterprise Centers including 2000+ employees, supporting 230,000+ customers. • Project Manager for the transitional reorganization of over 200 civilian and military personnel across 4 Divisions to improve effectiveness and efficiency of operations and business processes. • Property Book Officer accountable for $231 million of IT equipment distributed over 34 locations. • Develops Training Plan with a budget of $50,000 for a 10-member team to ensure all personnel had baseline industry standard training. • Instituted a Leadership/Professional Development program for 600+ personnel across the three Army bases.
Jul 2008 - Oct 2011
Customer Service OIC
• Incident Manager and Process Owner, providing high quality and timely service to 1,200 customers resolving an average of 300 tickets per month with 99% compliance response time. • Director of Customer Support Center, supporting 1,200 multi-national personnel consisting of Service Desk, Hardware Maintenance, Inside/Outside Plant, Training, and Telephone Divisions. • Established an Incident Management Team responsible for providing Quality Assurance/Control Checks of all tickets, from opening to closure, ensuing complied with Service Level Agreement (SLA) • Working with process owners, designed and implemented Service Desk Express (SDE) that input Incident, Change, Asset, and Configuration Management processes into a single database allowing for efficient collaboration of processes.
Oct 2006 - Jul 2008
25th ID HQ
Signal Support Systems Chief
• Established 4 COMSEC accounts for units preparing to deploy to Iraq, allowing account holders to control their own encryption keys freeing time and resources at the headquarter level. • Conducted site surveys investigating locations for secure COMSEC vaults ensuring locations met minimum security regulations. • Wrote information papers giving commander and leaders a better understanding of COMSEC security regulations and procedures. • Briefed commander on potential sites for COMSEC vaults and made recommendations. • Senior Communications Planner in preparation for Division’s deployment to Iraq of 25,000 personnel. • Developed and implemented IT systems training plan for all Soldiers deploying to Iraq
Aug 2003 - Oct 2006
11th ACR
Assistant RS6
1 Endorsement
• Reduced organization's cell phone expenditure by $2,000 per month, through research and negotiations with provider and creating an individual user agreement for cell usage. • As resource manager provided detailed advice to Commander, Chief of Staff and Communication Support Officer regarding which skills sets were required, the number of personnel, and position required for deployment to Iraq. • Advised the Chief of Operations and Communications Support Officer on projects planning for seven National Training Center rotations. This included human resource management, tracking changes to communications configurations, equipment resourcing, coordination with external stakeholders through two-way communications, and working with arriving units with RSOI

Deployments

(2 years, 11 months)
Jun 2010 - Jan 2011
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Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Led advisor to the Afghan National Army (ANA) G6, MG Ali. Directly responsible for the daily task and missions of 5 senior advising officers and 19 junior advising enlisted personnel. Wrote and managed the content for the ANA G6 Ministerial Development Plan and Briefing. Managed all projects within the NTM-A for the ANA.
Jan 2007 - Oct 2007
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Lead communications officer as part of the Iraqi Security Forces Cell within a Multi-National Division Headquarters. Directly responsible for the communications planning, status, and reporting of 80 (1200 personnel) Military Transition Teams (MiTT), Board Transition Teams (BTT) and Police Transition Teams (PTT) throughout Northern Iraq.
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
1 Endorsement
Senior systems engineer serving as the subject matter expert on all information technology and services management matters, key advisor and management consultant in information technology management and telecommunications responsible for oversight on all system administrators and helpdesk personnel, including developing IT management and projects.
Sep 1999 - Dec 1999
East Timor
Supervisor, Satellite Communication System (Task Force Stabilize). This operation supported the East Timorese people after their vote for independence from Indonesia and part of a UN Peacekeeping force. Our TF Stabilize was responsible to provide the Australian Army with reach back communications and supported the US Marine 1-Star Commander.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jan 2015

Continuing Education for Senior Leaders

Sep 2014

Joint Command, Control, Communications, Computer and Intelligence/Cyber Staff and Operations Course

Individual & Special Skill Schools
Certifications

May 2015

Microsoft Operational Framework 4.0

Sep 2012

ITIL Intermediate: Continual Service Improvement

Sep 2012

ITIL Intermediate: Service Operation

Sep 2012

ITIL Intermediate: Service Transition

Security Clearance
Prefer not to say

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2013 - 2014

University of Phoenix, MPA

2008 - 2013

University of Phoenix, BS in Criminal Justice Administration

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