B Co, 5TH Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne)
May 2013 — July 2015
Deployed as a Military Information Support Team OIC to the Philippines to support U.S. Embassy Manila and as the Regional Information Support Team (RIST) OIC to Hawaii supporting the Special Operations Command Pacific. Conducted interagency operations, information support operations, and worked with the U.S. Embassy Manilla staff. Conducted planning at the Pacific Command theater level. Organized meetings between the Australian, British, Canadian, New Zealand and U.S. embassies in the Philippines to deconflict efforts. As the RIST OIC I planned, coordinated and executed a Multilateral Counter Violent Extremism working group held February 2-5, 2015 in Puerta Princessa, Philippines. This working group included academic, civilian, and government representatives from Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, and the U.S.