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JARED A. REDDING
1415 Southeast 24th • Anywhere, State 12345
(310) 555-1212 • [email protected]

 

Social Security Number: xxx-xx-2323 • Citizenship: US
Veteran's Preference: 5 Points
Secret Security Clearance


PROFILE

Highly-skilled Rocket Artillery Subject Matter Expert (SME) with extensive experience in maintaining, testing and evaluating computer hardware and software programs that significantly enhance artillery combat readiness. Possess a wealth of information on technical equipment and Artillery Fire Control Systems procedures. Dynamic field instructor, serving an integral role in the transformation of inexperienced Fire Direction Centers into efficient combat sections. Confident public speaker, skilled in delivering large group presentations. Outstanding reputation for a passionate work ethic and an uncompromising devotion to service.

"[Sergeant Redding]... tenaciously strives for constant improvement in the ability of his unit to achieve its  mission... [he] assisted in the development of tactics, techniques and procedures for the conduct of missions which fall outside of normal parameters, thereby making a lasting contribution to the battery and the rocket artillery community's ability to better provide precision guided munitions fires for the supported commander." ~ Colonel B.A. Paulson, U.S. Marine Corps


KEY PROFICIENCIES

  • Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS)
  • Testing – Laboratory and Field Environments
  • Quality System Assurance
  • Canon Artillery and Digital Fire Control Systems
  • Armament Research and Development
  • System Software Analysis and Report


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS | 2001 to Present

FDC / FSCC INSTRUCTOR, Staff Sergeant
USMC Field Artillery School / New Equipment Training Team (NETT), March 2008 – Present
Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Annual Salary: $65,000
Supervisor: Gunnery Sergeant John Doe, Hours Per Week: 40
Phone No: (555) 310-1212

  • Oversee the instruction of all Fire Direction Center (FDC) Marines and Fire Support Coordination Center (FSCC) procedures. Manage operations center in a smooth and efficient manner.
  • Travel to Alabama, California and Texas to teach Unit Operations Chiefs fire mission processing, single-channel ground-air radio system (SINCGARS) digital and voice communications, Fire Direction Control (FDC) setup and procedures for transitioning cannon artillery batteries into rocket artillery batteries.
  • Master of skills in target acquisition to include survey, meteorology and radar.

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  • Utilize various target acquisition systems including: Lightweight Counter Motor Radar (LCMR), AN/TPQ-36(V)10 and AN/TPQ-46B Radar, Improved Position and Azimuth Determining Systems (IPADS) and Defense Advanced GPS Receiver (DGR).
  • Served in Iraq as Platoon Operations Chief, with the first combat deployed High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) unit.
  • Inventoried, performed Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) and embarked battery's worth of gear from Iraq to Afghanistan, successfully transitioning HIMARS from Operation Iraqi Freedom to Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Instrumental in training FDC Marines at the SPMGTF COC in Afghanistan.
  • On return, provided team a realistic perspective regarding training effectiveness and relevancy.
  • Transitioned Romeo Battery 5/11, Delta 2/14 and Kilo 2/14 from M198 Howitzers to HIMARS. Instructed the FDCs in battery operations to include: displacement and emplacement, fire mission processing, ammunition management and training and readiness evaluations.

PLATOON OPERATIONS CHIEF, Sergeant
Camp Altaqaddum, Iraq / Camp Fallujah, Iraq, February 2007 – February 2008
Supervisor: Gunnery Sergeant Jack Doe, Annual Salary: $48,000
Phone: (777) 555-1212, Hours Per Week: 40

  • Supervised hundreds of dry fire missions in order to test the capabilities of the AFATDS and their launchers.
  • Served on Advance Party to the platoon's final permanent position and supervised the set up of the FDC, during which time they were able to obtain fire capability two days earlier than required.
  • Volunteered to serve on the Deployment Rear Party, helping to ensure the relieving battery was proficient on all fire direction procedures through oversight of their dry fire missions.
  • Revised and edited Joint Regimental Artillery Safety Standing Operations Procedures (JRSOP) for Adjust Fire, Time of Transmissions (TOTs), manual and multiple fire mission sequencing.
  • Expertly oversaw the execution of Fox Battery's HIMARS first two live munitions fires, in addition to over 200 dry fire missions, while maintaining a 100% safety record.
  • Conducted dry fire operations with the launchers to extract data that improved the rocket community's awareness of its capabilities.
  • Maintained 100% accountability of assigned personnel and equipment.
  • Worked directly with AFATDS contractor on rocket-specific improvements to the software.
  • Trained 15 Fire Controlmen in FDC, fire mission processing and communication set-up.

CORPORAL / LANCE CORPORAL / PRIVATE
F Battery 2DBN, 14THMAR, 4THMAR DIV, September 2001 – September 2007
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Annual Salary: $38,000
Supervisor: Master Sergeant Joseph Doe Hours Per Week: 40
Phone Number: (888) 555-1212

  • Performed the duties of Operations Chief in a HIMARS Platoon during live fire exercises. Battery was the first equipped with HIMARS. Conducted initial operational tests and system evaluations.
  • Accurately verified that the safety data calculated at the launchers and within the AFATDS was in accordance with the fire mission and commander's intent.

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  • Routinely monitored AFATDS database to reflect current situation at all times.
  • Efficiently established Battery Operations Center in a timely manner in order to execute fire missions, thereby ensuring the commander maintained prescribed timeline.
  • Ensured subordinate FDC Marines understood the preparation of fire control equipment for displacement and firing exercises.


TRAINING & EDUCATION

Artillery Operations Chief Course • Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 2009
Peacetime Government Detention • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2004
Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) • Forth Worth, Texas, 2002
Field Artillery Fire Controlman • Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 2001
Marine Combat School of Infantry • Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, 2001
{#1 Graduate of 70-Member Class}
Marine Corps Martial Arts Program • Green Belt
Diploma Earned • Lancaster Mennonite High School • Lancaster, Pennsylvania • 1997


SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT

Improved Position and Azimuth Determining Systems (IPADS)
Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS)
Precision Strike Suite for Special Operations Forces
Command and Control Personal Computer (C2PC)
High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS)
Lightweight Counter Motor Radar (LCMR)
AN/TPQ-36(V)10 and AN/TPQ-46B Radar
Defense Advanced GPS Receiver (DGR)
777 Howitzer DFCS
Strike Link
mIRChat


AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Letter of Appreciation, Marine Expeditionary Forces Fleet Week • 2008
Certificate of Commendation, Marine Expeditionary Forces Iraqi Freedom • 2007
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal • 2005
Certificate of Commendation, Marine Combat Training Battalion • 2001


REFERENCES

Available upon request.


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