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     Date Submitted:29-09-2011
     Last Modified:17-12-2012 (07:10)
    Job information
     Current job:Chief-Crew Force Management
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems
     KeywordsUnited States Military GPS Operator

    Top Secret/SCI Clearance current as of 18 Dec 2007


    Current US Air Force Reserves Major with eight years Active Duty.  Over two years of Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite operations and five years of operations and training experience in Nuclear Command and Control (NC2).   I am currently pursuing a position which, utilizes my operational, technical, educational, and leadership experience and rewards motivated, dedicated, individuals that get results.




    Chief Crew Force Management, Major, USAFR

    Schriever AFB Colorado, January 2012 – Present

    Lead 4 Non-commissioned officers and Airmen in monitoring training and evaluation status of over 55 certified crew members.  Make notifications of restricted status to squadron leadership and ensure crew members meet training and evaluation requirements prior to working assigned crew shifts.  Maintain monthly crew schedule for GPS satellite operations.


    GPS Mission Commander, Captain USAF

    Schriever AFB CO, May 2011 to Present (Reserves)

    Schriever AFB CO, September 2009 to 31 December 2010 (Active Duty)

    Commanded GPS satellite operations and activity of worldwide network of four dedicated ground antennas and six monitor stations.  Led crew in operational control and anomaly resolution of highly accurate space based navigation satellite systems.  Supervised a combat mission ready crew of two officers, six Non-commissioned officers and Airmen and up to seven crew trainees.  Directed optimization of Nuclear Detection system collecting data for Presidential analysis in constructing post-strike options. 


    GPS Satellite Systems Operator, Captain, USAF

    Schriever AFB Colorado February 2009 to September 2010

    Operated an $850 million UNIX based ground system interface vital to the assessment, commanding, and validation of essential satellite operational capability and orbital performance including Telemetry, Tracking, and Commanding(TT&C).   Performed required commanding to maintain satellite health and accuracy for the $2.4 billion GPS satellite constellation, providing accurate navigation and timing for over 1billion GPS users.  Conducted nuclear detonation detection subsystem commanding and monitoring ensuring positive flow of critical information to higher headquarters. Identified and troubleshot complex TT&C anomalies for the largest military and civilian use satellite constellation in the world.   Performed 200+ satellite contacts and maintained health and accuracy for 32 on orbit satellites.


    • Restored C2 to $75 billion satellite during on board emergency.
    • Quickly corrected database error with 10 contingency navigation uploads


    Student, Satellite Command and Control Training, Captain, USAF

    Vandenberg AFB CA, October 2008 – February 2009


    Deputy Chief Command Post, Captain, USAF

    Minot AFB, Minot ND, September 2007 – September 2008

    Provided 5th Bomb Wing(5 BW) Commander and 91st Missile Wing Commander crucial C2 links to President of the United States (POTUS), Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, Major Commands, and civil agencies.  Ensured C2 for daily operations, world-wide conventional and nuclear taskings, treaty compliance and disaster response.  Created and maintained aircrew Emergency Action Checklists for 5 BW nuclear taskings; provided detailed NC2 training for 135 B-52 aviators.  Advised 5 BW Commander on Status of Resources and Training System (SORTS) assessments; oversaw SORTS data collecting & reporting for two operational wings.


    • Provided training that directly enabled “Outstanding” ratings during two Nuclear Surety Staff Assisted Visits and Nuclear Surety Inspection (NSI).  Earned “Superior Performer” in each.
    • Lauded by Air Combat Commands Inspector General for “going above and beyond all expectations in performance of assigned duties” during Minot AFB 2008 NSI.


    ICBM Combat Crew Member, Second Lieutenant - Captain, USAF

    Minot AFB, Minot, ND, September 2003 to September 2007

    Commanded a 3-person combat-ready crew; responsible for crew’s proficiency and professional development.  Accountable to the POTUS, SECDEF, and Commander United States Strategic Command  for launch actions of up 50 ICBMs upon direction.   At Alternate Command Post alert, assumed command of wing combat assets in emergency or wartime situations and monitored 100 additional ICBMs, directed 15 missile combat crews and oversaw $3.3 billion in wing weapon system assets.  Supervised nine operations, security, and support personnel at Missile Alert Facility (MAF) and all maintenance and security operations in flight.  Provided MAF and ICBM launch facility configuration and discrepancy tracking updates while on nuclear alert


    • Received Crew Member Excellence Award for five straight Highly Qualified ratings during evaluations.
    • Conducted a simulated electronic launch, which verified the readiness of the largest ICBM command and control upgrade in 10 years.
    • As a Deputy evaluator, validated training and assessed crew force proficiency for 224 combat crew members and staff officers by conducting combat crew evaluations in both an operational Launch Control Center and Missile Procedures Simulator
    • Discovered and corrected security breach at manned launch facility.  Coordinated multi-agency response to re-establish proper security.


    Education and Training


    Bachelors of Science in Criminology, California State University Fresno


    Completed extensive in-residence U.S. Air Force training which included the following:

    • Advanced Navigation Operations, Space 200, Satellite Command and Control Fundamentals Course, Global Positioning System Supplemental Course, Air and Space Basic Course, Officer Space Prerequisite Training, ICBM Operations Training, Antiterrorism level I.


    Awards and Decorations


    Singled-out for numerous honors including:Air Force Commendation medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Combat Readiness medal, National Defense Service medal, Global War on Terrorism medal, AF longevity Service, AF Training ribbon.


    Communication systems proficiency


    Proficient in SACCS (Strategic Automated Command Control System), EHF (Extremely High Frequency), AFSATCOM (Air Force Satellite Communications), MILSTAR (Military Strategic and Tactical Relay Satellite), SLFCS (Survivable Low Frequency Communications System), MEECN (Minimum Essential Emergency Communications Network), and VLF/LF (Very Low Frequency/Low Frequency) communication systems. 


    Command and Control systems proficiency


    Proficient in AEP (Architecture Evolution Plan for GPS), UNIX Solaris, AFSCN (Air Force Satellite Control Network), DSCS (Defense Satellite Communications System), MILSTAR (Military Strategic and Tactical Relay Satellite), and REACT (Rapid Execution and Combat Targeting) satellite and ICBM commanding systems.


    General software proficiency


    MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Outlook.

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