CPT Jacob Swartout

CPT Jacob Swartout

Dates of Service: Jan 1995 - Sep 2018
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  • PFC Dec 95
  • SPC Mar 97
  • CPL Oct 98
  • SGT Nov 98
  • SSG Jul 01
  • 2LT Jun 09
  • 1LT Dec 10
  • CPT Jan 13
Commissioning Source:  OCS, Jun 2009

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Prior enlisted SSG(P) in MOS 19K and 89B. Spent 3 years in USAREC as a detailed recruiter. Applied for commission mid 2007 and went to OCS after OEF 07-08. I have three combat deployments and one tour to S. Korea. I held positions as: Platoon Leader, BN Asst S3, XO, BN S4, CO and BN S3 to include BN XO at times.

Military Experiences

Nov 2015 - Jun 2018
(6H) - Portland
May 2014 - Oct 2015
B Troop
Troop Commander
Troop Commander of an OSUT that trains 19D Cavalry Scouts to learn and understand how to take on reconnaissance missions in FORSCOM units.
Sep 2013 - Apr 2014
199th IN HHC (MCCC)
MCCC Student
Maneuver Captains Career Course Graduate. School for Captains to prepare for command of a unit.
Apr 2012 - Sep 2013
3-7 CAV
Completed duties as the SQDN S4 for 18 months. Acquired equipment and material needed during deployment while also overseeing executive officers management of their commander's property books. Created OPORD to give instructions on closing down FOBs/JCOPs in Afghanistan.


(3 years, 8 months)
Sep 2012 - May 2013
Afghanistan ribbon
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
On battle staff as the S4 for a Reconnaissance Cavalry Unit conducting logistics to acquire, move, and provide equipment, materials, and supplies for line units.
Feb 2010 - Oct 2010
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Platoon Leader for a Reconnaissance Cavalry Troop. Trained to conduct 19D Scout missions that provide information for the S2, S3 and Command Teams.
Dec 2007 - Dec 2008
Afghanistan ribbon
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Ammunition Specialist which provided the CL V for an Attack Aviation Unit. Charged with storage, maintaining, ordering, accounting, and delivering of CL V.
Jun 1998 - Jun 1999
South korea
South Korea
M1A1 Gunner for an Armor Unit as part of the 2nd ID. Duties were to protect and defend as necessary against a Northern attack.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Mar 2016

USAREC S3 Operations Course

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014

Aug 2009 - Dec 2009

Individual & Special Skill Schools
Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Prefer not to say

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