Military for Entering Civilian Work Force

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1566 Camfield Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 555-5632

CAREER OBJECTIVE A position as a secondary teacher.

SKILLS SUMMARY Manager, engineer and instructor with extensive background in operations, leadership, instruction and training. Demonstrated ability to successfully train and lead up to 1,800-person unit. Solid education in instructional techniques. Licensed teacher in the state of Iowa.

EDUCATION Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (1993-1995)
  • Undergraduate courses to fulfill teaching certificate requirements
U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY (1984)
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Officer Basic and Advanced Course (1986)
  • 18-month post-graduate schooling that included lesson plan preparation, instruction and training techniques
Combined Arms Staff College (1987)
  • Senior officer schooling focusing on staff and administrative functions and covering advanced briefing and instructional techniques.

LICENSING Secondary Education Teaching Certificate - State of Iowa (1995)

1995-current Substitute Teacher, Ames Public School System, Ames, Iowa
Complete a variety of assignments including 12-week assignment in high school biology and chemistry classes.
  • Created special unit for history curriculum on Desert storm and its significance in U.S. military history

1990-1992 Operations Manager, U.S. Army, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Handled all operations and training of 1,800-person logistics unit that provided supplies for Middle East. Tour of Duty included Operation Desert Storm.
  • Unit commended by General Schwarzkopf
  • Demonstrated ability to rapidly create and execute team training program under demanding conditions.
1989-1990 Commander, U.S. Army, West Germany
Managed 150-person unit.
  • Administered trained program that effectively taught individual, collective and multi-echelon (various level of command) skills to produce a combat-ready unit.
1985-1989 Training Officer, U.S. Army, California and West Germany
Served as training supervisor for 125-person unit and training manager for 500-person unit.
  • Handled hands-on teaching and curriculum development
  • Created alternative means of assessment, which more accurately identified accomplished and areas needing improvement
1984 Cadet Basic Training Squad Leader and Platoon Leader, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY
Taught and led unique and exiting eight-week educational experiences.
  • Served on team that transformed a culturally and educationally diverse freshman class into a cohesive group of young men and women, prepared for rigors of cadet life.

ACTIVITIES Volunteer Tutor, Carnegie Public Library, Ames, Iowa
Girl Scout Leader, Troop 121, Ames, Iowa.

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