SSG John Caples

SSG John Caples

Dates of Service: Nov 1999 - May 2008
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  • PVT Jan 84
  • PV2
  • PFC May 94
  • SPC Feb 95
  • SPC May 96
  • SGT May 03
  • SSG May 08

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Bio 

I enjoy drawing, it helps to relive some of my anxieties and depressions, I would like to enroll in an Art School and further my career in Drawing military Art.

Military Experiences

May 2007 - May 2008
Fort Benning WTBN
This post is where I was medically retired from, I was assigned to 1st of the 15 3rd ID, when processing to go back across the water to the sand box, they found some medical problems with me and put me on medical hold. Then after a month or two, I was sent to WTB, and there I was medically from.
Jun 2004 - Jun 2007
Team Leader
Ammo Ncoic for our Squadron, Responsibilities include; Drawing and storing of Ammo 5.56, 7.62, MLRS, SABOT, AND HEAT RNDS , 120MM MORTAR, SMOKE, REAL WORLD AND TRAINING, 9 MM, this costing in the value of 1.5 million during training exercises and real world.
May 2004 - May 2007
Squad Leader
I was in charge of 1.2 million dollars worth of equipment and 6 soldiers and 2 Nco's. My duties included drawing and storing of ammo to live fire exercises and ranges. During gunnery I issued out and was responsible for Sabot, Heat, Mlrs's C-4, Smoke Red and Green, 5.56 , 7.62 40 MIKE- MIKE, 81'S 120'S Heat and bunker buster's all this in a grand total of 2.5 million dollars. Our company was the only company that was ever issued a safety coin QUASAS coin in Europe ever. It was because of taking proper safety procedures in the storing and turning in of Ammo.
Nov 2001 - Jun 2004
594th Transpo
88 MIKE 10( SPECIALIST), WE SUPPORTED MOST OF THE 101ST IN WHAT EVER THEY NEEDED US TO HAUL. IN OIF THE 106TH TBN 594TH TC DROVE OVER A MILLION MILES DURING COMBAT OPERATIONS.

Deployments

(1 year, 11 months)
Jan 2003 - Oct 2003
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Team Leader, supporting 3rd ID, 10th Mountain, and 101st, motor trans port
Jan 2000 - Jan 2001
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Kosovo
Infantry Support , QRF

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Feb 2005

Haz 12

Jan 2000

Haz ll

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Oct 2003

anti terroism Level 1

Nov 2002 - Dec 2002

Professional Leadership Developement Course

Ended in Jan 2002

Certifications

Feb 2000

Combat Medic

Security Clearance
Secret
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