Sgt William Biggs

Sgt William Biggs

Dates of Service: Jun 2004 - Aug 2014
RETIRED
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Promotions

  • Pvt Jun 04
  • PFC Dec 04
  • LCpl Aug 05
  • Cpl May 07
  • Sgt Jan 10

Bio 

I'm originally from the South by ways of Kentucky. I am an amateur genealogist that has proven Revolutionary, Confederate, Union, and other military ancestors. I currently am a graduate student that has focused on marketing, digital marketing, and business strategy. I'm an avid proponent of RallyPoint and have written several articles on the site. I did 10 years in the Marine Corps and retired.

Military Experiences

Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
WWBn - West
Recovering Service Member
Attended appointments for service-related injuries and disabilities. Prepared for transition into the civilian world by completing numerous college courses, resume classes, and attending job fairs.
Oct 2012 - Aug 2013
C Co
Infantry Squad Leader
Train, supervise, and mentor subordinate personnel in Marine Corps infantry skills and knowledge. Accountable for the safety, well-being, conduct, and personal development of a squad consisting of up to 15 Marines. Coordinate, advise, and implement strategy with mid-level management.
May 2011 - Oct 2012
5th Marines
PSD Platoon Sergeant
Train, supervise, and mentor subordinate personnel in Marine Corps infantry skills and knowledge. Accountable for the safety, well-being, conduct, and personal development of a platoon consisting of up to 40 Marines. • Awarded a Navy Commendation Medal for superior actions leading over 20 Marines during combat operations in Afghanistan • Increased physical and mental readiness of over 20 Marines through martial arts, physical exercise, and cultural studies • Supervised over 200 Marines and Sailors during live-fire training exercises which increased the overall combat effectiveness of the unit • Personally directed security detachments that protected Senior and Executive Officers over the course of 12 months and 25 combat patrols
Dec 2010 - May 2011
H&S Co
Armory Custodian
Maintained the H&S Co armory. Ensured weapons were cleaned prior to return, conducted twice a day accountability, and marked weapons for maintenance.

Deployments

(2 years, 5 months)
Aug 2011 - Aug 2012
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Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Awarded a Navy Commendation Medal for superior actions leading over 20 Marines during combat operations in Afghanistan Personally directed security detachments that protected Senior and Executive Officers over the course of 12 months and 25 combat patrols
Sep 2006 - May 2007
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Developed superior rifle marksmanship skills that resulted in 5 expert qualifications Led a team of 3 Marines during combat operations in Iraq Increased cultural awareness through training, mentoring, and partnering with Iraqi security forces
Mar 2005 - Sep 2005
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Conducted Bio-metric Automated Toolset searches and enrollment of Iraqi citizens. Performed numerous hours of interior and route security. Assisted in the re-integration of Iraqi citizens directly after the second Battle of Fallujah.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools
Certifications
Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Secret
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