MAJ Alvin B.

MAJ Alvin B.

Dates of Service: Jan 1975 - May 1998
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  • PV2 Jan 75
  • PFC May 75
  • SPC 1976
  • SGT Dec 77
  • 2LT Jul 81
  • 1LT 1983
  • CPT 1985
  • MAJ Jul 93
Commissioning Source:  Enlisted-to-Officer, Jul 1981

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Professional services consulting to include; planning, program and project management, assessments, process development and improvement, quality systems management, and training/certification courses.

Military Experiences

Jul 1996 - May 1998
Deputy Group Commander, 93rd Air Control Wing
Ensured successful employment of the JSTARS system in the Balkans and Korea. Served concurrently as: Assistant Deputy Wing Commander, 93rd Air Control Wing, Deputy Commander/Army, 93rd Operations Group and Deputy Commander, US Army JSTARS Element. Served as Army Mission Crew Commander on the E-8 JSTARS Aircraft and as JSTARS Liaison Team Lead as required. [NOTE: Insignia Worn: 513th MI Bde Patch, 297th MI Bn DUI].
Apr 1995 - Jul 1996
Battalion Executive Officer
Established the organization “from the ground up.” Planned, directed, and managed all start-up processes including: Facilities, IT automation infrastructure, communications and collection systems Directed all aspects of organization support missions including: logistics, administration, personnel, security, information systems, quality, telecommunications, mission operations, and the physical plant. [NOTE: Insignia Worn: 66th MI Bde Patch, 66th Mi Bde DUI as the Operations Battalion was a Provisional unit].
Nov 1994 - Mar 1995
66th MI BDE HHC
Division Chief, S-3
Chief, Collection and Production Management directing collection and production operations across the Brigade area of responsibility.
Jul 1993 - Oct 1994
5th SIG Cmd
Deputy G2
Responsible for intelligence analysis, threat assessment, war plans, battle staff, risk prediction for the Command and the USAREUR G-6.

Deployments

(1 year, 3 months)
Jun 1997 - Jul 1997
Afsm
Operation Joint Guard
Led the rapid deployment of the JSTARS Operational Liaison Team to SFOR.
Sep 1997 - Dec 1997
South_korea
South Korea
Led JSTARS Operational Liaison Team assigned to CJ2, HQ, US Forces Korea and Combined Forces Command. Supervised employment of JSTARS Ground Stations on the USS Belleau Wood and Combined Unconventional Warfare Task Forces (CUWTF).
Sep 1996 - Jan 1997
Afsm
Operation Joint Endeavor
Wrote the initial CONOPS and theater support plan, and then led the JSTARS Operational Liaison Team assigned to CJ2, HQ, LANDCENT in the Balkans supporting IFOR and SFOR.
Jan 1991 - Apr 1991
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Operation Desert Shield/Storm
CCJ2, Chief Ballistic Missile Analysis Branch. Responsible for the identification, assessment and targeting of missile and rocket threats across the area of responsibility during the three military campaigns.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jul 1986 - Dec 1986

Military Intelligence Officer Advance Course (MIOAC)

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Jan 2006 - Feb 2006

US Air Force Instructor Certification Course

Apr 1997 - Aug 1997

JSTARS E8C Systems Operations Course

Apr 1997 - Aug 1997

JSTARS Mission Crew Commanders Course (USAF 13B3B now 13B3K)

Mar 1993 - Apr 1993

UK Joint Warfare Staff Course

Certifications

May 2017

PRINCE2 (2017) Project Practitioner

Nov 2015

COBIT 5 Implementation

Mar 2015

COBIT 5 Foundations

Feb 2015

PRINCE 2 Project Practitioner

Security Clearance
Prefer not to say

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2017 - 2020

American College of Education

Doctoral Candidate for the EdD in Leadership - Anticiapted completion in 2020

1992 - 1993

EdS - Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction - National Louis University, Chicago, IL

1984 - 1985

MS - International Relations - Troy University, Troy, AL

1979 - 1981

BA - History - Loyola University, New Orleans, LA

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