MSG Joseph Cristofaro

MSG Joseph Cristofaro

Dates of Service: Jun 1973 - Apr 2013
RETIRED
83% Complete
67 Contacts
Influence Score: 313,432
318 out of 835,568 Veterans
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Promotions

  • PVT
  • PV2
  • PFC Jun 73
  • CPL 74
  • SGT Sep 75
  • SSG Jan 00
  • SFC Aug 02
  • MSG Feb 05

Recent Activity  -

Bio 

B.A. degree/Criminal Justice; Valedictorian. National Honor Society-Criminal Justice. Police veteran with over 34 years of City, County, and State experience as a State Wildlife Officer (includes Game Warden), Police Detective, High Liability law enforcement Instructor, Deputy Sheriff. NCOIC of an Observer Controller/Trainer team training over 15,000 military enroute to combat zones (2003-2013).

Military Experiences

Oct 2003 - Apr 2013
3-347 RGT
Master Sergeant/ NCOIC of a mobilized Observer-Controller-Trainer Team
Mobilized from 2004-2010 to assist First Army. Trained mobilizing Army, Navy, Air Force, Reserve and National Guard plus Law Enforcement prior to their deployment to Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Kuwait, and other areas. Areas of training were combat related techniques, tactics, weapons, vehicles, and more. Supervised the mentoring of Brigade, Battalion, and Company Senior NCOs including 1SG and SGM during mobilizations. Completed over 20 missions including twice at JRTC, NTC, Ft Bragg, Ft Benning, Ft Dix, Camp Atterbury, Camp Blanding, Camp Santiago {Puerto Rico}, Iraq, Ft Stewart, Illinois NG, Ft Chaffee, Camp Shelby, Milan TN
Sep 2002 - Sep 2003
3-348 RGT
SFC/Senior Observer - Controller/Trainer
Platoon Sergeant Observer-Controller/Trainer for transportation units
Jan 2000 - Aug 2002
SSG/Truck driver/Asst Platoon Sgt
Asst Platoon Sgt, Squad Leader, Palletized Loading System Truck driver,
Apr 1998 - Jan 2000
SGT/Team Ldr/Tractor Trailer-Truck driver
Truck driver, team ldr

Deployments

(10 years, 6 months)
Apr 2012 - Jun 2012
Camp Shelby, MS
Supervised the training of deploying military and civilians en-route to combat zones on combat tactics and techniques
Jun 2011 - Jul 2011
Camp Shelby, MS
Supervised the training of deploying military and civilians of the 27th IBCT en-route to combat zones on combat tactics and techniques
Jan 2010 - May 2010
Camp Shelby, MS
Team NCOIC/Supervised Unit Assistors to mobilizing units of the 256th IBCT. Liaison to the Camp Shelby MOB Cell
Jul 2010 - Aug 2010
Camp Shelby, MS
Supervised the training of deploying military and civilians of the 45th IBCT en-route to combat zones on combat tactics and techniques

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Nov 2009 - Dec 2009

Mentor Trainer Course

Mar 2007 - Apr 2007

Unit Administrator Course-Ft Stewart

Jun 2006

Senior Leaders Coin academy/Taji Iraq

Nov 2005 - Dec 2005

Observer/Controller Trainer Course

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Jul 1977 - Aug 1977

Security Clearance
Secret

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2014 - 2016

Keiser University

Bachelor's Degree, Criminal Justice

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