Military Resume Writing
A Military Resume Writing assignment is the toughest set of marching orders you have ever received. Hands sweating...heart pumping...mouth dry like a desert vagabond.
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U.S. Navy F-16 Flight Crew
Peter Petraeus, Gen (Ret)
Dallas, TX USA
Objective: Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD), Counter-terrorism consultant technician (contractual) position with the ABC Group. Preferred work area, International, with a specificity toward Middle East, Indonesia, and (former) Soviet-bloc Republics.
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Profile: EOD and Weapons expert with 10 years of military combat arms experience. Hostile environment operational deployments to Kosovo-Serbia,
Iraq, Afghanistan, Kurdistan, Turkey, Somalia, and South America (classified), as well as numerous Top-Secret locales.
Operative profile is in alignment with:
- Cultural and Historical populace orientation
- Dominant Power Brokers at large (tribal as well insurgent leadership)
- Weapon and firepower assessment (inclusive of “homemade weaponry”)
Attention to All Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen
Supply Sergeant Company, Boise, ID Jan 2008-Present
Account Executive, Corporate and Internet Sales Division
- Departmental sales efforts resulted in an organic annual production increase of 45% versus last year
- Consulting Liaison with Department of Defense (DOD) procurement managers
- Developed Improvised Explosive Device (IED) prototype. Sales contracts for IED prototype have exceeded $250,000 within 6 months of development delivery to market
- Camber Corporation, Worldwide November 2006-December 2007
Warfighter Exercise Simulation Tester
- Data collection efforts, 94% accuracy, for 5 battle simulation exercises
- Provided Debugging software matrix test feedback to programmers for a cost-savings of $75,000
- Organization Project Compliance Officer and DOD,
- Joint Warfighter Command Fort Bragg,NC June 1999-June 2005. Numerous (classified) deployments in support of National Interest directives
- EOD Field Staff Instructor, Counter-Insurgency (locality classified)
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- High expertise with laying primacord between rows of charged blast holes and tied cord into main line to form blast pattern.
- Moved, stored and maintained inventories of high grade explosives to include C-4, and remote detonated dynamite
- Wrote, designed and produced the (first) field manual (unclassified) of the Iranian-made “Humvee Buster” IED.
- Expert Marksman, M-16, 9mm, and M-203 grenade launcher. Earned German Army Schutzenmeister marksmanship badge.
- Associates Degree, Fayetteville State University (2000)
- Advanced NCO (ANCOC) Course, 11M (1998)
- Battle Staff Course, Fort Bliss Texas (1997)
- Amphibious Military Operational Training Academy, Little Creek NAB (1996)
- Bronze Star
- Meritorious Service Medal
- Purple Heart
- Kuwait Expeditionary Medal
- Navy Commendation Medal
Clearance & Background
- Top Secret
- Honorable Discharge, US Army (Sep 2005)
- DD-Fm 214 (available upon request)
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