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Dane Phelps

Dane Phelps

Military Professional

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U.S. Army

Infantry Squad Leader / SSG / 11B3P2C

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.

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U.S. Army

U.S. Army Recruiter / SSG / 11B342C

U.S. Army Recruiter: Contacts, interviews, and advises civilian personnel to obtain qualified applicants for enlistment into the Army. Contacts representatives of schools, public officials, personnel managers, parents of prospective applicants, religious and civil leaders, and others to present the Army as an employment and career opportunity.

Advertising

Distributes and displays recruiting publicity material. Establishes liaison with local radio, television, and newspaper agencies. Writes, edits, or presents recruiting material for use by local communications agencies.

Conducts interviews

Interviews and counsels prospective enlistees. Discusses individual aims and goals to include security, personal aptitudes, training opportunities, job satisfaction and stability, advancement, prestige, and military life. Explains Army benefits including: medical care, dependent allowance, housing, reenlistment bonus, retirement program, military/civilian educational opportunities, travel, recreational benefits, and all similar programs. Evaluates applicants' occupational, educational, and psychological background to determine Army programs with specific individual appeal.

Evaluates applicants

Administers and scores screening physical examination, and enlisted screening test of applicants and counsels with regard to reasonable occupational aspirations within the Army. Counsels disqualified applicants.

Also trained and certified by U.S. Navy Corrections as prisoner escort.

Awarded Hawaii's Lex Brody Above and Beyond Award for personal sacrifices made to better the Oahu North Shore community. Also awarded the Army Commendation Medal for Heroism for rescuing a woman from a burning car and serving as first responder to the injured woman.

Other awards and commendations during this time include the Gold Army Recruiter Badge, the Army Gold Recruiter Ring, one Army Achievement Medal, one Army Good Conduct Medal, and another Army Commendation Medal.

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U.S. Army

Infantry Fireteam Leader / SGT / 11B2P2C

Infantry Fireteam Leader: Responsible for the welfare, fitness, morale and discipline of a four man Team; 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 Team's tactical employment during offensive and defensive operations; responsible for the accountability and maintenance of all assigned MTO&E equipment worth in excess of $30,000.

Other duties and responsibilities include SUAV Operator, Jungle Warfare Expert, Anti-armor Specialist, Grenadier, Automatic Rifleman, Rifleman, Medium Machine Gunner, Personal Security

Lead Infantry Fireteam in numerous combat operations and engagements during unit's deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from August 2006 to October 2007. Served as an Automatic Rifleman on numerous combat operations and engagements during unit's deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from November 2004 to March 2005.

Awards and commendations during this time include two Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, two Army Good Conduct Medals, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Afghan Campaign Medal, and one Certificate of Achievement. One of three soldiers handpicked by battalion leadership team to attend the Malaysian Army's Combat Tracking and Survival Course.

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U.S. Army

Infantry Paratrooper / SPC / 11B1P2C

Anti-armor Specialist, medium machine gunner, grenadier, automaic rifleman, and rifleman.

Served on numerous combat operations and engagements during unit's deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from August 2003 to March 2004 and deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from August 2002 to February 2003.

Awards and commendations during this time include the coveted Combat Infantry Badge, Army Parachutist Wings, three Army Commendation Medals, one Army Achievement Medal, one National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, one USFOR Commanding General Commendation, and one Certificate of Achievement.

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