MAJ Ariel Jose Ortiz Fuentes

MAJ Ariel Jose Ortiz Fuentes

Dates of Service: Jun 1991 - Feb 2015
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  • 2LT Jun 91
  • 1LT May 94
  • CPT Mar 06
  • MAJ Mar 13
Commissioning Source:  ROTC, Jun 1991

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I served in the US Army for 14 good years. Suffered from Back Injury and PTSD; had to retire. Currently an Auditor with the Travis Área Audit Office Team-D at Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota.

Military Experiences

Dec 2013 - Feb 2015
Fort Bliss WTBN
Warrior in Transition
I'm a warrior in transition. My job is to heal as I transition back to duty or continue serving the nation as a Veteran in my community. This not a status, but a mission. I will succeed in this mission because I AM A WARRIOR AND I AM ARMY STRONG!
Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
595th Transpo BDE
Brigade Logistics (S4)
The Brigade S4 advises the 595th Transportation Brigade Commander, subordinate commanders and staff on theater logistical management policies, procedures and standards within the CENTCOM Area of Operations. Additionally, the Brigade S4 manages supplies and services, property book operations, coordinating local purchases using the GPC, requesting contracts through SDDC, storing unit ABL, Command Supply Discipline Program
Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
831st Transpo
Import/Export Retrograde Officer
In charge of the Import/Retrograde Section consisting of 7 Soldiers.
Feb 2013 - Jun 2013
1397th DDSB
Detachment Commander 931st PMT
Serves as Detachment Commander for 22 assigned Soldiers on a Port Management Team. Oversees transportation operations and responsible for efficient management of cargo downloads and uploads of ocean vessels, including safety and security plans.


(4 years, 8 months)
Feb 2013 - Feb 2015
Afghanistan ribbon
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Served as Detachment Commander for 22 assigned Soldiers on a Port Management Team. During theater served as Import/Retrograde Section consisting of 7 Soldiers and also served as Brigade S4 for 595th Transportation Brigade.
Feb 2011 - Jun 2012
Iraq ribbon
Operation New Dawn (OND)
Brigade Contract Manager of a forward-deployed Active Component Transportation Brigade (SDDC) with the responsibility for monitoring all required contracts within the entire USCENTCOM Area of Responsibilities (AOR), supporting both OEF and OND. Serve as a subject matter expert in contracting for the command.
Sep 2009 - Oct 2010
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Redeployment Support OIC of two redeployment support teams responsible for redeploying Brigade Combat Teams, below the line units and Army Material Command in southern Iraq. Over all responsible for tracking redeployment missions and ensuring that units have the necessary tools and guidance for a successful redeployment.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Sep 2006

RC Quartermaster Advance Course

Jun 1991 - Oct 1991

Defense Language Institute (DLI) English Language Course

Aug 1990 - Oct 1990

ROTC Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT)

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Mar 2016

DoD Financial Management Certification Level II

Aug 2010

Certified Acquisition Professional Level II

Aug 2009

Certified Acquisition Professional Level I

Foreign Language Skills

Spanish (5/5)

Security Clearance

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