Idaho Army National Guard
Aviation Operations Specialist
January 2010 — Present
• Led a team of six in a tactical operations center as a Battle NCO – efforts led to 100% crew accountability and an accident free operation.
• Proven ability to communicate effectively with all aircraft and aircraft crew as well as track and maintain critical logs.
• Identified complex problems and reviewed related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
• Received two Army Achievement Medals for supervising a team of seven while controlling and coordinating aircraft communications during a Military Hellfire Shoot.
Implement airfield safety procedures to ensure a safe operating environment for personnel and aircraft operation.
Assist in responding to aircraft and medical emergencies.
Manage wildlife on and around airport grounds.
Coordinate with agencies such as air traffic control, civil engineers, and command posts to ensure support of airfield management activities.
Plan and coordinate airfield construction.
Perform and supervise airfield management activities, including mobile airfield management functions.
Coordinate communications between air traffic control and maintenance personnel.
Train operations staff.
Monitor the arrival, parking, refueling, loading, and departure of all aircraft.
Provide aircrews with information and services needed for airfield management and flight planning.