Infantry Squad Leader / SSG / 11B3P2C
December 2010 — October 2013
Infantry Squad Leader: responsible for the welfare, fitness, morale and discipline of nine Soldiers; responsible for the individual training and maintenance of their equipment; primary instructor and advisor in the matters of tactics, personnel management and junior leader development; directs his Squad's tactical employment during offensive and defensive operations; responsible for the accountability and maintenance of all assigned MTO&E equipment worth in excess of 750,000 dollars.
Other duties include SUAV Operator, Jungle Warfare Expert, Antiterrorism Officer, Anti-armor Specialist, and Counterinsurgency Instructor
Lead Infantry squad in numerous combat operations and engagements during unit's deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from April 2011 to April 2012.
Awards and commendations during this time include two Army Commendation Medals, one Army Achievement Medal, one Army Good Conduct Medal, and one NATO Medal.