MAJ Ray McCulloch

MAJ Ray McCulloch

Dates of Service: Dec 1994 - May 2015
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Commissioning Source:  ROTC, Dec 2001

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A focused, committed and detail-oriented Communications & Public Relations Professional with more than eight years of experience facilitating public affairs events, supervising media relations, and providing communications support at various levels within the Department of Defense.

Military Experiences

Jan 2014 - Present
10th PCH
Public Affairs Officer
Primarily responsible for the mentorship, training readiness, and leadership of 14 noncommissioned officers and soldiers; review and edit journal, newspaper, and video products for distribution via social media, traditional print and television media outlets; plan and coordinate synchronized communications through local, national, social, and web-based media relations; maintains Soldier and equipment readiness for the section's deployment to any environment; execute public affairs officer duties consistent with full spectrum Army, Joint, or Combined public affairs operations in support of garrison, contingency or combat operations.
Aug 2012 - Jul 2013
OPS GRP
Observer - Controller/Trainer
Public Affairs Observer Coach/Trainer responsible for training each commander and brigade Public Affairs team at the National Training Center; coordinate interaction with Media on the Battlefield and production of brigade video and print products, and mentors the Brigade Public Affairs Team on use of personnel, equipment, and Army themes and messages; provides quality control feedback to brigade and battalion commanders performing video interviews; provide support to Leader Training Plans through coordination and assistance to the Army Civilian employees who serve as the primary NTC LTP trainer; as the NTC's 52 ID PAO, responsible for producing Appendix 1 o Annex J (IIA) and supporting public affairs Tabs for each theater specific operations order for 10 rotations per year.
Jan 2011 - Jul 2012
1st CAV HHBN
Assistant CJ39 CUOPS Chief
Performs duties as the Assistant CH39 CUOPS Chief, the second-in-charge of a five-man CUOPS section responsible for planning, compiling, editing, and presenting the monthly Communications Strategy board to the CJTF-1 Commanding General. Coordinates, compiles, edits and supervises the RC-E IO Working Group and IO Conference. Acts as the subject matter expert on status of ISAF, IJC, USFOR-A, and CJTF-1 IO OPORDS, FRAGORDS, and OPLANs. Maintains the CJ39 plans tracker, reviews and approves Task Force IO-CONOP briefings to the DCG-M. Coordinates with CJTF-1 and IJC on issues concerning current RC-E IO activities. Additional duties include RCC Day Knowledge Management Representative, the alternate IM Officer, RCC Pre-Deployment Site Survey planner, and CJ39 liaison to CJTF-1 PAO.
Jun 2007 - Jul 2009
14th PAD
Detachment Commander
Commander of a US Army Public Affairs Detachment consisting of several soldiers, vehicles and various public affairs related equipment; responsible for the leadership, resourcing, training and welfare of both print and broadcast sections on military and public affairs related skills; responsible for the maintenance and accountability of over $500,000 in equipment; supervise the production of internal communications products on Army operations for internal and external release to multiple media organizations; supervise the editing of submissions of junior soldiers to various internal communications venues.

Deployments

(1 year, 10 months)

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

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