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I formerly worked as the Chief, Network Operations for the US Army Reserve Military Intelligence Readiness Command at Fort Belvoir, Virginia as an Army Reserve AGR Soldier. I worked with four 25B qualified NCOs. I was an Organizational Unit (OU) administrator for the command and supported over 30 administrators spread across a 26 state command footprint including Hawaii and Molesworth, England.
Oct 2014 - Feb 2015
Transitioned to an Army Retiree
Retired from Active Duty with 22 years, 3 months, 29 days. Went through the mandatory process of physicals, Soldier for Life (formerly known as ACAP -Army Career and Alumni Program), attended job fairs, got mandatory medical appointments completed, cleared the installation, transitioned out of the Army. Permissive TDY and transition leave was also included in this time.
Jul 2011 - Sep 2014
Chief, Network Operations
BlackBerry Admin Server (BAS) administrator. Organizational Unit (OU) administrator. Enterprise Email "expert" (including PIV activations) for the 2% of military (of which 1.5% are associated with the MI community [it seems]). Site Security Manager for a Real-Time Automated Personnel IDentifiation System (RAPIDS) (ID card computer). I assist users with computer problems via trouble tickets. Army Training Certification Tracking System (ATC) manager to aid in the Approving of new user accounts. Distributed Common Ground Sytem - Army (DCGS-A) circuit configurer for command.
Nov 2010 - Jul 2011
Information Systems Technician
Served as the Senior FTUS for the S6 section in a Sustainment Brigade Headquarters. Managed Brigade ATC account, verified compliance tracking, and training for over 400 assigned personnel. Performed overhaul of Brigade AKO website, organizing files and folders, removing outdated material, and restructuring file permissions. Processed upwards of 75 new user accounts through ARAMP, ensuring prerequisite IA training completion. Directed help desk style staff of 6 Soldiers during drill weekend in training unit members on ARNet process and basic computer help. Managed RAPIDS.
Mar 2010 - Nov 2010
Student - 251A WOBC- CW3
Student attended 255A WOBC (second class with merged 251A & 254A curriculum). Served as assistant Class Leader for class of 20 Soldiers; completed training in Cisco academy semesters 1-4; Voice Over IP telephony; Firewalls; Windows 2003 Server; Microsoft (MS) Active Directory; MS Systems Center Configuration Manager; MS Exchange; Structured Query Language (SQL); MS SharePoint 2007; Virtualization, Battle Command Common Services Integration; Security +; DIACAP; Military Decision Making Process (MDMP);
Deployments(s)(1 year, 2 months)
Jan 2003 - Feb 2004
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
I worked as the SIPR webmaster for 3d COSCOM / V Corps Rear G6. When V Corps moved to Baghdad, I became the System Administrator and the "Go to guy" for the 3d COSCOM. I then took care of the maintenance and admin tasks for 3 separate networks, including 13 servers in our facility, and continued to assist everyone with computer problems.
Professional Development Schools
Academic Degrees & Civilian Bio
Nov 2007 - Present
I provide Windows and Mac support to anyone in the DoD with CAC installation assistance via https://MilitaryCAC.com (creator and maintainer) and the AKO CAC Resource Center (site content provider) https://ako.us.army.mil/suite/page/241504. This is an unpaid service I provide to DoD. Read more on https://militarycac.com/about.htm
Jan 2015 - Present
Training Coordinator for the Army Enterprise Service Desk-Worldwide (AESD-W) contract for the Army.
May 2000 - Aug 2001
Full time administrative person for 1 star command. Took care of all pay issues for all TPU members of the unit.
Aug 1990 - Aug 1992
Drove school bus for morning and afternoon routes Drove a kindergarten route during lunch time Prepped busses for evening charters Occasionally drove evening charters