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- Jan 2022—Present
- Graduate Teaching Assistant at West Virginia
University. Responsible for developing and presenting course material,
developing and grading assignments, and supporting regular faculty.
- Dec 2018—Sep 2021
- Assigned to D Company, 781st Military
Intelligence Battalion (Cyber), at Fort George G. Meade, MD, with duty at the
Army's Cyber Solutions Development Detachment. Responsible for coordinating
requirements with supported customers, transforming requirements into design
and overseeing development of cyberspace
capabilities, and delivering capabilities to the operational force. Supervised
a section of 20+ Soldiers and civilians.
Certified as the Army's first Master Cyber Capability
- Jul 2017—Nov 2017
- Assigned to the Communications Technology Research
Activity, in Washington, DC. Responsible for evaluating communications
technology and equipment for suitability in military employments.
- Jul 2014—Jun 2017
- Participant in the National Security Agency's (NSA)
Computer Network Operations Development Program, at Fort George G. Meade, MD.
Performed duty in a variety of NSA offices as well as at the Institute for
Defense Analysis/Center for Computing Sciences. Conducted research and
developed software in various fields, including computer forensics,
cryptographic key strength evaluation, cross-domain data transfer, quantum
computing, and developer environment security.
- Jun 2011—Jun 2014
- Assigned to A Co, 715th Military
Intelligence Battalion, at Schofield Barracks, HI, with duty at NSA-Hawaii's
Remote Operation Center. Performed duty as a network operator in the Cyber
Counter Intelligence Division.
- Jan 2011—May 2011
- Attended the US Army's Warrant Officer Candidate
School at Fort Rucker, AL, and Warrant Officer Basic Course at Fort Huachuca,
AZ. Certified as a Cryptologic Linguist Technician.
- Mar 2007—Dec 2010
- Assigned to B Co, 1st Brigade Special
Troops Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, at Fort Bragg, NC.
Performed duties as Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Non-commissioned Officer in
Charge and Platoon Sergeant. Supervised over 10 Soldiers through two
deployments overseas, providing timely SIGINT to the brigade command to drive
- Oct 2006—Feb 2007
- Attended Advanced Individual Training as a
cryptologic linguist at Goodfellow Air Force Base, TX. Certified as an
Apprentice Far East Cryptologic Linguist Specialist.
- Jan 2005—Sep 2006
- Attended the Defense Language Institute at the
Presidio of Monterey, CA. Studied Mandarin Chinese. Certified as a Basic
- Mar 2002—Dec 2004
- Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company,
1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st
Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, KY. Performed duties as an
indirect fire infantryman and company clerk. Responsible for tracking training
and operational readiness of 200+ personnel.
- Feb 2002
- Attended the US Army's Basic Airborne Course at Fort Benning,
GA. Certified as a Basic Parachutist.
- Sep 2001—Jan 2002
- Attended One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning,
GA. Certified as an Indirect Fire Infantryman.
- Sep 1995—Aug 2001
- System and network administrator at Techline in
Aberdeen and Elma, WA. Responsible for maintenance of systems for local
Internet Service Provider, customer technical support, and network