SSG John Ross

SSG John Ross

Dates of Service: Nov 1985 - Apr 2007
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  • PVT Jun 86
  • PV2 Jun 87
  • PFC Sep 87
  • SPC May 88
  • SGT Jan 93
  • SSG Oct 01

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I'm currently the Security Supervisor on a 1000 acre Private Estate in Virginia. In school working toward my Bachelors in Security Manager after already completing my Bachelors in Homeland Security which I was inducted into the Order of the Sword and Shield.

Military Experiences

Jul 2005 - Jan 2007
Served as a Primary Instructor for preparing and presenting over 120 hours on Basic Rifle Marksmanship and Advanced Infantry Marksmanship to One Station Unit Training and Basic Combat Training Soldiers along with maintenance and up keep of the training sites. Performed duties as the Range Safety Officer, Officer In Charge, and the Ammunition Handler
Jan 2005 - Jun 2005
Airborne Instructor (AI)
Responsible for the health, welfare and training ofa 30 student squad for a three week basic airborne course
1998 - 2003
1-505 PIR
Squad Leader - Section Sergeant
Additional duties included Field Sanitation NCO, Key Custodian and Master Driver


(1 year, 3 months)
Jul 2002 - Jan 2003
Afghanistan ribbon
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
D Co 1/505th PIR 82nd Airborne Division
Dec 1990 - Mar 1991
Southwest asia ribbon
Operation Desert Shield/Storm
D co 1/325th Air 82nd Airborne Division
Oct 1989 - Jan 1990
Operation Just Cause
Operation Nimrod Dancer HHC 4/17 Inf 7th Infantry Division

Military Credentials

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2017 - 2021

American Military University

Bachelor's Degree, Security Management

Ended in 2017

American Military University

Bachelor's Degree, Homeland Security

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