Military Service

Army, Paratrooper – 101st Airborne Division, 187th Rakkasans

  • Operations: Ocean Venture, Desert Shield, Desert Storm.
  • Participated in a multinational force to halt the Iraqi advancement into Kuwait, reverse their dominance in the region, secured key positions in the southern Iraq, began invasion, and prepared to install and support a provisional government.
  • Completed training for mentoring and communicating within culturally-diverse scenarios, achieve time-sensitive objectives, conduct jungle and desert operations, utilize small-arms weapons, light infantry tactics, and demolitions.
  • Schools: Basic, Advanced Infantry, Airborne, Air Assault, Jungle Expert, Desert Indoctrination.
  • Awards: Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Airborne Wings, Air Assault Wings, Presidential Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Overseas ribbon, combat stripe.
  • Deployments: Caribbean, Central America, Europe, Middle East.