SGT Michael Touchet

SGT Michael Touchet

Dates of Service: May 1986 - Apr 1999
RETIRED
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  • PVT May 86
  • PV2 Nov 86
  • PFC Feb 87
  • SPC May 87
  • SGT Feb 90

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Bio 

In 1986 I joined the United States Army as a 31C Single Channel Radio Operator, I also completed the 11B Basic Infantry Course, I served in various positions in both specialties. While in the Service I obtained my EMT National Certification before medically retiring in 1999. Currently I'm a Labor Relations Specialist for the USPS where I am an Arbitration Advocate who advises Postal Management.

Military Experiences

Nov 1997 - Sep 1998
HHC
Radio Team Chief
Radio Team Chief for an Army Special Operations Aviation Battalion; responsible for the installation, operation and maintenance of fourteen tactical radio systems and all components; plans, coordinates and executes assigned tactical deployments providing for all communications requirements; responsible for over $100,000. worth of equipment.
Nov 1995 - Mar 1997
LRS Team Leader
Throughout my assignment to F Company, 52nd Infantry (LRS-ABN) I served in multiple assignments during a reclassification from a Communications MOS to an Infantry MOS. Radio Supervisor in a Corps Long Range Surveillance Co responsible for the supervision of two Radio Base Stations containing 8 HF Radio systems and associated auxiliary equipment worth over $400,000 worth of equipment. Company Air Operations NCO responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of all airborne, air assault and air movement operations. Request JA/ATT aircraft, Army aviation, parachute support, drop zones, training areas and ranges. Briefs all airborne operations. LRS Team Leader 11B2V for a Long Range Surveillance Team Leader responsible for the morale, welfare and training of 3 LRS Team members.
Feb 1995 - Oct 1995
Air Assault Instructor
Instructor for the Army Aviation War Fighting Center's Air Assault School; assist the commander in the safety, training and physical fitness for over 1,200 students attending the school annually; prepares lesson plans and conducts effective instruction of all phases of air assault operations; as a subject matter expert, evaluates student progress by administering written and hands-on evaluations. Served as a unit Rappel Master on both tower and aircraft operations.
Nov 1994 - Feb 1995
PLT SGT/Squad Leader 11B3VF7
Served as a Pathfinder Platoon Sergeant and Squad Leader. Attended Pathfinder school and Air Assault school. Served as a unit Primary Jumpmaster and Drop Zone Safety Officer during airborne operations. Assisted in the deactivation and transition of the remaining Company members to the Air Assault School.

Deployments

(9 months)
Aug 1990 - Apr 1991
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Operation Desert Shield/Storm
While deployed I served as a Radio Teletypewriter Team Chief responsible for the health, welfare, training and accountability of a radio teletypewriter team. Providing a RATT communications link between a rapid deployment artillery brigade and its higher headquarters. The team includes two team members, An/GRC-142C R

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

0 - Nov 1994

Jul 1986 - Nov 1986

Single Channel Radio Operator Course

Individual & Special Skill Schools
Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1996

Pierce College

DOT EMT

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