Staff Sergeant

United States Air Force - National Guard

103rd Air Control Squadron, Orange, CT

Electronic Computer and Switching Systems Journeyman (AFSC: 2E271)

Honorable Discharge (1997 - 2003)


On 9/11/2001, the United States of America was attacked by terrorists. Three weeks later, I withdrew from coursework at UConn to serve in the Air Force. I volunteered for 2 TDYs during my 18-month activation.


OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE Activations and TDYs


First Air Force & 325th Fighter Wing

2002

Tyndall AFB, Panama City, FL


109th Air Control Squadron

2002

Salt Lake City, UT


103rd Air Control Squadron

2001 - 2002

Orange, CT


Performed direct maintenance on computer and network systems, including on-call cryptographic service and maintenance

Directed and organized daily duties and training program for subordinates

Completed upgrade training for, and promotion to, Staff Sergeant (E-5)


TRAINING

Basic Military Training

1997

Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX

Technical Training

1997 - 1998

Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS

Attended week-long leadership training seminar providing young airmen with management skills

6 months spent as Airmen Leader in charge of 30-45 co-airmen