SFC Randy Purham

SFC Randy Purham

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  • PVT Jun 98
  • PV2 Nov 98
  • PFC Jan 99
  • SPC Feb 99
  • SGT Nov 00
  • SSG Dec 03
  • SFC Mar 17

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I enjoy helping and developing people from all walks of life. I wrote and published a book entitled: The NEW You: Now Equipped with Wisdom; released OCT 2013. I invite you to check out my FB page for my book: www.facebook.com/nowequippedwithwisdom and my fan page www.facebook.com/rnpurham. Feel free to add me on Linked IN: www.linkedin.com/in/rpurham. You can also follow me on Twitter @rpurham. Works as a Le-Vel Promoter in my spare time www.randypurham.le-vel.com. I've written a book on personal and professional development for Soldiers/Civilians seeking guidance in their future endeavors: 'The NEW You: Now Equipped With Wisdom'. I'll be seeking candidacy in the 2022 elections for the US House of Representatives. Follow me on www.facebook.com/rnpurham, on twitter: @rpurham, LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/rpurham

Military Experiences

Sep 2020 - Present
Oct 2017 - Jul 2020
JFC Naples
Senior CBRN Staff Assistant
Served as the Senior CBRN Staff Assistant for the US Army - Joint Force Command - NATO HQ, Naples, Italy.
Aug 2015 - Sep 2017
114th SIG
Battalion CBRN NCOIC
Battalion CBRN NCO, Training NCO, Land & AMMO NCO, and Headquarters Platoon Sergeant. Served in a Strategic Signal Battalion that provides service support for the Washington Headquarters Services and other end user customers throughout the DoD.
May 2013 - Jul 2015
Training NCO
Joined the unit in May 2012, assigned as a Squad Leader for a Heavy Decontamination Platoon. Moved to Headquarters Platoon to manage the Company's Training Room, due to my vast experience in training management and operations.


(3 years, 7 months)
Jun 2013 - Mar 2014
Training NCO, Squad Leader, Transition NCO, and Ammunition NCO for a forward deployed Multi-purpose Chemical Company; responsible for mitigation, reactionary, and support to over 13 countries in the Army Central (ARCENT) Theater AOR.
Nov 2010 - Oct 2011
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Operations Sergeant, Battle Captain and Battle NCO for a forward deployed Logistics Battalion covering the Tallil, Basra and Gary Owen. We were responsible for retrograde operations in preparation of close out to the area.
Dec 2008 - Nov 2009
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Operations Sergeant, Battle Captain and Battle NCO in support of the Ninewah Provence (Mosul). We provided logistical support to various COPs and COBs, conducted KLEs with local tribal leaders and provided Downed Vehicle/Aircraft Recovery Operations to the region.
Apr 2003 - Dec 2003
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Battle NCO, CBRN NCO and LOGPAC NCO (120+ CONVOYS). Provided sustainment operations to several newly established camps around the Baghdad Battle Space. HHT also provided cordon and search support in several operations conducted in Baghdad.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools
Foreign Language Skills


American Sign Language (0/4)

Security Clearance

Academic Degrees