Chief of Business Operations
My career snapshot:
July 1990 – entered the US Army, 11B Infantry, Ft. Benning, GA
1990 – 1993 – Ft. Ord, CA, 7th Infantry Division
1993 – 1994 – Ft. Lewis, WA, 7th Infantry Division (de-activated from Ft. Ord and relocated to Ft. Lewis)
1994 – 1996 – Ft. Campbell, KY, 101st Air Assault Division
1996 – Attended Special Forces Assessment and Selection (SFAS) at Ft. Bragg, NC
1997-1998 – Attended Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC) at Ft. Bragg, NC
1998-2002 – Assigned to 1/10th SFG(A) at Stuttgart, GE
2002-2008 – Assigned to 2/10th SFG(A) at Ft. Carson, CO
2008-2012 – Assigned to USAJFKSWCS at Ft. Bragg, NC
2012-2016 – Assigned to USASFC(A) at Ft. Bragg, NC
January 2017 – retired from the US Army, 18Z, Ft. Bragg, NC
Schools: Ranger, Special Forces, Sniper, Airborne, Jumpmaster, Air Assault.
Awards/Decorations: BSM w/V, BSM x 4, Expert Infantry Badge, Combat Infantry Badge.
*MG Robert T. Frederick “Top Operator” Award in 2006 (18 Series Special Forces Noncommissioned Officer whose duty performance had a significant impact on the Special Forces Community during the past year).
*Larry Thorne Award in 2006 (Best Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA) in 10th Special Forces Group).
*Larry Thorne Award (Runner-Up) in 2007.
Deployments: Over ten (10) deployments to the Balkans and Iraq (to include Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) during the Air War; Compartmentalized Sensitive Intelligence Collection; Personnel Indicted For War Crimes (PIFWCs) hunting/capture in Bosnia and Kosovo; Initial infill into Kosovo (1999); Counter-Sniper Security for President Clinton in Sarejevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina; Counter-Sniper Security for President Bush (43) in Kosovo; Special Reconnaissance (SR) in Kosovo; Initial infill into Northern Iraq and working with Kurdish Peshmerga (2003); additional Iraq rotations.
March 6, 2023
This week in the studio a man who came from humble beginnings in West Virginia to becoming a Green Beret with 10 combat deployments, and ending up as the Chief of Business Operations for the National Medal of Honor Museum. I…