SGT Benjamin Lindsey

SGT Benjamin Lindsey

Dates of Service: Dec 1996 - Jan 2014
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Promotions

  • PVT Dec 96
  • PV2 May 97
  • PFC Jun 98
  • SPC Dec 98
  • SGT Nov 05

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Bio 

I spent 17 yrs and 28 day in the Army and National Guard. The majority of my years on Active duty. I enjoyed my time in uniform gaining many invaluable skills, knowledge and making life long friends. I only wish I could give more time to my soldiers and my country.

Military Experiences

Nov 2011 - Jan 2014
GSSC
Senior Mechanic
Responsible for shop operations, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on over 270 pieces of equipment from various rolling stock to power generation equipment and material handling equipment; responsible for the supervision, training, administration, and welfare of eight NCOs and nine Soldiers.
May 2010 - Nov 2011
HHC
Shop Foreman
Responsible for analyzing, coordinating,and monitoring maintenance logistic operations for one Battalion consisting of seven companies and over 140 wheeled vehicles, trailers, and generators. Responsible for the supervision, training, administration, and welfare of two Soldiers.
Mar 2009 - May 2010
A Co
Power-Generation Equipment Repairer (91D)
Maintained of various generator sets ranging from 2kw-60kw, HMMWVs, and FMTVs in Garrison and while on deployment.
Aug 2007 - Mar 2009
HHC
Generator Mechanic
Maintained of various generator sets ranging from 2kw-60kw. Assisted in maintaining HMMWVs, FMTVs, Forklifts and completed numerous recovery operations.

Deployments

(2 years, 7 months)
Jul 2009 - Apr 2010
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Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Supervised the Maintenance of all tactical vehicles assigned Aco 96th CA BN at FOBs throughout Iraq. Also assisted the Supply Sgt with daily operations and building humanitarian pallets to support the CA teams in country.
Jan 2005 - Nov 2005
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Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Provided maintained vehicles and generators used by CJSOTF-A. A member of the vehicle recovery team and assisted in supply operations around KAF. Later I was the Senior Mechanic for the Tactical Motorpool for the OCF Compound in BAF. Providing maintenance of tactical vehicles and supervising of other mechanics.
Apr 2004 - May 2004
Thailand
Cobra Gold
Oct 2003 - Jan 2004
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Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Assisted in setting up base camp at Jalalaban Airport. Build AHA to support forward missions. Fly to FOBs to maintenance, troubleshoot, and repair generators and HMMWVs and other vehicles used in missions in CJSOTF-A AO.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools

May 2012

Field Maintenance Training for HMMWV

Apr 2012

Family of Special Operation Vehicles Maintenance Course

May 2011

Special Operations MRAP Maintenance Course (MRAP U)

Aug 2010 - Oct 2010

MRAP Vehicle Course (MRAP University)

Certifications
Foreign Language Skills

0

None

Security Clearance
Secret

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