United States Air Force Logistics Operations and Flight Asset Management Specialist with over 24 years’ experience in directing, planning and execution of stock control and accounting activities. Expert technical problem solver, supervising and performing operations involved in storage, issue, inspection, identification, and receipt of property. Promotes procedures and policies, and schedules workload priorities to meet organizational goals. Integral component in joint force deployed contingency operations, providing critical warfighter supply chain coordination and material acquisition. Excellent oral and written communication capability, providing written and oral briefings to senior leadership, colleagues and subordinates.
Last Rank / Grade: Master Sergeant / E-7
Last Position: Asset Management Section Chief: 05/2009-02/2012
Supervised 33 personnel in the meticulous management of 28,000 line-items worth $1.4 billion dollars, providing staunch support to 95 F-15 fighter aircraft and 16 KC-135R refueling tankers. As subject matter expert provided strategic plans, which directed, and organized procedures and policies effecting workload factors relating to all aspects of customer service. Identified and recommended corrective actions on procedural and compliance issues associated with supply support. Oversaw daily program updates to 4th Logistics Readiness Squadron supply accounting and tracking systems.
Catalyst behind High Priority Asset Management training. The training emphasized the importance of maintaining a current picture of operational effectiveness and mission support capabilities in aircraft support mobile readiness spares packages. Utilization metrics were used to determine the best possible number and mix of spares and repair parts for each deployable readiness spares package. Management training greatly increased world-wide contingency readiness.
Heavily influenced warehouse program success. Directed the management of 2,000 shelf-life, electro-static and elastomeric items valued at $10M. Continuous efforts were vital in facilitating over 5,000 training flights and 8,000 flying hours.
Provided staunch participation during fiscal year close out operations. Reviewed 239 funds requirement images, redirecting over $1.2M in unit funds to more urgent priorities, drastically increasing capabilities for mission readiness. Continued parts flow during periods of offline computer administrative recovery operations enabling critical training flights to proceed unabated while financial reconciliation took place.
Performed excellent logistics quality control. Oversaw supply discrepancy report program. Diligently resolved 261 incoming shipments that contained damages, had billing/quantity issues, or were packaged incorrectly. Efforts averted $340K in Air Force stock fund losses. Identified 25 misdirected incoming pieces of cargo due to shipper error. Discrepancies were researched, corrected and the cargo reshipped within 48 hours. $1.6M in potentially mishandled assets were pipe-lined back into the system supporting 2,000 + overseas contingency operations. Instrumental in supply tracking database management accuracy. The validation of 1.2K customer codes greatly enhanced operations security and asset accountability. Assisted in 2.8K customer orders/status requests obtaining a 99% accuracy rating, while having no customer complaints or depot cancellations.
Improved supply chain effectiveness by promoting/implementing streamlined logistics processes focusing on quickly responding to asset shortages when they occur, rather than attempting to prevent shortages by maintaining a large, potentially wasteful, inventory. Efforts utilized Air Force lean logistics initiatives, reducing transportation and repair times, facilitated significant cost savings, and increasing response capabilities for critical missions.
Enforced strict guidance IAW Air Force equipment redistribution order procedures. Validated 907 equipment turn-ins valued at $25M during equipment reconciliation inventory. Realigned 103 assets valued at $20M, Air Force wide, to more efficiently support demand and weapons system positioning. Maneuvers also aided in providing improved visibility to equipment managers, heavily influencing budgeting and purchasing decisions needed for mission support.
Key member of base-level exercise evaluation team, supporting Air Combat Command Inspector General activities. Inspected the movement of 546 passengers and 419 tons of cargo during 2010 Operations Readiness Inspection simulation of contingency logistics mobility scenarios
In charge of a 15 person team while deployed to Afghanistan. Executed the administration of a $200M equipment & supply account enabling the 100% preparedness of 83 Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine explosive ordinance device (EOD) companies, or bomb teams.
Identified $711K assets which were unaccounted for. The redistribution of these 27 critical items enabled the defeat of 220+ improvised explosive devices.
Oversaw the delivery of 12K lbs. of net explosive weight munitions, which re-supplied 50+ EOD operators over a 62K square mile area.
Coordinated the upgrade & replacement of Talon 3 robots with the Talon 4; Strategized and personally handled the field-exchange of 20 robots throughout Helmond Province, Afghanistan. The EOD robots were used for a variety of missions, ranging from clearing live grenades to neutralizing mines in shallow water.
Provided oral and written briefs and reports to combined joint task force leadership detailing operational plans, progress and emerging issues. Presented Excel slides detailing status. Provided expert analysis and recommendations to improve short-range and long-range operational policies and procedures.
2005 Non-Commissioned Officer Academy graduate. The academy prepared non-commissioned officers for greater responsibilities by expanding leadership and managerial capabilities.
Awards and Honors:
Meritorious Service Medal / 2009
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) is a military award presented to members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguished themselves by outstanding meritorious achievement or service to the United States subsequent to January 16, 1969. The MSM was previously awarded as a decoration for achievement during peacetime; effective 11 September 2001, this decoration may also be bestowed in lieu of the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement in a designated combat theater
Army Commendation Medal / 2011 (Joint Service}
The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States other than General Officers who, while serving in any capacity with the U.S. Army after December 6, 1941, distinguished themselves by heroism, meritorious achievement or meritorious service.