SSG Kevin Flike
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SSG Kevin Flike

Dates of Service: Mar 2007 - Sep 2013
RETIRED
85% Complete
31 Contacts
Influence Score: 10,878
2,440 out of 506,545 Veterans

Promotions

  • PVT
  • PV2
  • PFC
  • SPC Mar 07
  • SGT Mar 09
  • SSG May 10

Recent Activity  -

Military Experiences

Started in Mar 2009
A Co
Special Forces Engineer Sergeant
•Represented 1st Special Forces Group’s Wounded Warriors in meetings with President Barack Obama; United States Special Operations Command Commander, Admiral William Mc Raven •Responsible for demolition, explosives, construction, and logistical needs of combat operations and training exercises. •Served as a lead training advisor to over 400 Afghan National Army Commandos, 100 Filipino Army soldiers and 100 Royal Thai Army Special Forces soldiers. •Led over 40 Afghan Commandos in more than 100 combat patrols and battle engagements with Taliban fighters. •Coordinated with Afghan, Filipino, and Thai government, and high-ranking military officials; resulting in improved military inter-operability between countries. •Medically retired due to a gun-shot wound sustained during combat operations
Started in Mar 2007
Student
•Commandant’s List (top 10%) for exceeding standards during the Special Forces Engineering Course. •Placed First in the Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course/Warrior Leader Course Ironman Fitness Competition; bettered standing record by 20 minutes.

Deployments(s)

(1 year, 7 months)
Oct 2010 - Nov 2010
Jul 2009 - Aug 2009
Philippines

Military Credentials

Foreign Language Skills

2010

2008

Security Clearance
Secret

Academic Degrees & Civilian Bio

Academic Degrees

2014 - 2016

Harvard Kennedy School

Masters of Public Administration (MPA)

Civilian Experiences

Jul 2016 - Present
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Jun 2014 - Sep 2014
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MBA Operations Manager (Intern)
•Optimized the outbound department’s “Pick Balancing Tool,” an Excel Macro used to forecast outbound labor staffing, by reducing variability; resulted in an expected annual savings of $922K •Presented summer projects and change initiatives to over 2,500 warehouse employees during monthly all hands meeting
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