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I am an IT Specialist at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, NY. Here, I work with both with traditional communications and IT systems, and with rapid-deployable combat communications systems. While Active Duty, I spent six years working in the intelligence field. I hold a BA in Political Science and an MA in International Relations & Contemporary War, and specialize in cybersecurity.

Military Experiences

Nov 2015 - Present
105 BDS
Cyber Systems Operations
● Installs, supports and maintains servers and other computer systems. ● Responds to service outages and interruptions to network operations in a timely manner, with minimal interruption to workflow. ● Responsible for administering server-based networked systems, distributed applications, and network storage. ● Oversees application monitoring required to provision, sustain, operate and integrate networked systems and applications in garrison and at deployed locations. ● Assists with set-up, break-down, and maintenance of Theater-Deployable Communications Suite for natural disaster and assistance to civil authorities missions. ● Coordinates inter-agency first-responder communications as part of the NYC Coastal Flooding Emergency Response Team.
Jun 2015 - Nov 2015
336 TRS
Cyber Systems Operations Trainee
● Attended Cyber Systems Operations Technical Training for re-classification ● Organized and conducted student group study sessions for prior-service and non-prior-service students ● Provided informal counseling to new Airmen on maintaining professional conduct in a stressful training environment ● Obtained industry CompTIA+ Security+ Certification ● Graduated in Top 10% of class
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
105 BDS
Combat Communications Retrainee
● Reenlisted into NY Air National Guard following break in service ● Awaited formal retraining school by assisting with communications-related tasks in the unit ● Received on-the-job training on future communications tasks ● Provided communications support to DV visits
Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
97 IS
Flight Scheduler
● Scheduled operational, training, and exercise flights for a 500+ member unit ● Ensured aircrew met training and medical requirements by setting appointments with various base training offices ● Established scheduling office continuity binder

Deployments

(8 months)
Dec 2009 - Mar 2010
Afghanistan ribbon
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
● Supported initial MC-12W unit stand-up efforts, including liaison with other theater assets and theater-certification ● Flew ISR support missions providing video and signals intelligence to ground forces ● Coordinated ground force communications during Troops-in-Contact (TICs) ● Acted as Intel Liason NCO for airborne assets during missions
Sep 2009 - Dec 2009
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
● Conducted numerous airborne ISR missions in support of ground forces, including IMINT, SIGINT, and COMINT collection, IED avoidance/mitigation, and Pattern-of-Life Intelligence development ● Credited with the capture of 3 High-Value Targets and securing civilian hostages from insurgent militias ● Provided overhead coverage for ground convoys

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Aug 2015 - Sep 2015

Jun 2006 - Aug 2006

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Jun 2015 - Nov 2015

Cyber Operations Fundamentals Course

Oct 2008

Combat Survival Training (S-V80-A)

Sep 2008 - Oct 2008

Special Survival Training (S-V-83-A)

Sep 2008

Water Survival, Non-Parachuting (S-V90-A)

Certifications

Linguist Certification

Foreign Language Skills

2008

Korean (3/3)

Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2012 - 2014

Queens College, City University of New York

Bachelor's Degree, Political Science

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