BRUCE TAYLOR**** ********* **
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Cell: (931) ***-****
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Successful career in U.S. Army with strong background in instructing, training development and Army Command Battle Command Systems (ABCS). Battle Staff graduate familiar with the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP).
Recognized for interpersonal communications skills and problem solving. Successful working with diverse personnel and team members. Comfortable with group activities and public speaking.
Superb office organizations skills. Experienced in maintaining personnel and equipment records.
Developed lesson plans for Advanced Individual Training and junior leaders through interpreting procedures, rules, and regulations while applying them to daily operations.
Decisive professional, adjusts to competing priorities, and met time sensitive deadlines successfully under stressful conditions.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access
Drug-free and physically fit. Possesses a Secret Security Clearance.
KeyBridge Technologies / DenMar Services September 2010 – June 2013
US Army, Fort Sill, OK
Instructor for A Battery 1-78 FA. Responsible for 13D AIT instruction. Conducts training for enlisted personnel to perform duties of Cannon Fire Direction Specialist in the U.S. Army in the areas of Communications, Platoon Operations, Basic Map Reading, Technical Bulletin, System Maintenance, Meteorological Data, Battlefield Geometries and Military Symbols, Ammunition and Fire Units, Fire Mission and Fire Plans. Training students in the concepts of tactical and technical techniques on the Army’s latest computer software and hardware systems. Plans and schedules classes for new personnel entering the military. Creates and implements training curriculum and corporate training process that improves performance and managerial skills.
URS, Fort Sill OK April 2010 – September 2010
New Equipment Team Trainer
Served as a fire support trainer instruction the use of Ruggedized Handheld Compute (RHC-2) 40 and 16 hour class and the Pocket Forward Entry Device (PFED) 32 hour class. Evaluated course blocks of instruction for technical accuracy. Ensured all aspects of the course were prepared in a professional manner. Utilized subject matter expertise, knowledge of training principles and practices to present clear instructions to the students. Additional duties were: filling out DA Form 86 attendance and rating record, prepared certificate of training, shipped, received and inventoried equipment worth over $90,000.
Senior Supervisor/Administrator March 2007 – April 2010
United States Army, Ft. Sill, Ok
Selected ahead of peers to instruct newly promoted Department Managers. Tracked every aspect of their progression. Counseled students, evaluated the daily tasks and exams. Performed detailed analyses of lead generation, trending, short and long-term programs effectively increasing students’ job performance. Analyzed programs, course material and instituted required changes. Generated and enacted creative team building, educational, special events and presentations which maintained morale in the company. Experience compiling statistics and analysis. Experience with the decision-making process and writing special reports. Experience with computer software, to include, experience entering and extracting data to produce various documents and reports.
Platoon Sergeant September 2004 - March 2007
United States Army, Ft. Campbell, OIF, Iraq, KY
Supervised 35 personnel utilizing complex weapons systems and maintained 100% mission readiness throughout combat operations. Managed 4 Traffic Control Points and Base Camp Defense. Accounted for and verified delivery of property to Iraqi Coalition Defense Force, and local Police Department. Counseled personnel to improve job performance. Wrote annual and monthly evaluation reports. Provided technical guidance and training, which improved performance and career development. Delegated down to lowest member of the team.
Writer-Instructor/Training Developer May 2001 - September 2004
United States Army, Ft. Sill, OK
Instructed job procedures, and professional development of over 1000 personnel participating in Advanced Individual Training. Developed Programs of Instruction, Course Management Plan, lesson plans, student handouts, practical exercises, and test for evaluating Army Battle Command Systems type courses. Demonstrated exceptional instructional skills, motivating 1000 clients to achieve graduation in a five week period.
Senior Team Leader and Trainer May 2000 - May 2001
United States Army, South Korea
Manage and trained over 50 Soldiers in basic computer skills, Oversaw the operation of 30 tactical data computer systems and LAN/WAN networks, resulted in the company receiving recognition for outstanding performance. Directed the implementation of the new Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System Software and subsequent training of approximately 60 personnel on the system. Developed a maintenance training program that ensured the proper use and security of computer equipment, and portable radios.
Assistant Operations Sergeant April 1995- May 2000
United States Army, Ft. Sill, OK
Coordinated resources and facilities for all ceremonies, training events, and unit missions. Ensured communication with higher headquarters and across all levels of the battalion; directed the maintenance of 16 vehicles and associated communication, fire control, networking, and computer equipment. Managed Complex Weapons Teams, Ammunition Sections, and ceremonial detail certification programs. Oversaw the scheduling of personnel for military schools and the battalion training
• Advanced Non Commissioned Officer Candidate (ANCOC), Ft. Sill, 2008
• Equal Opportunity Representative Course (4 Wks) Ft. Campbell, 2007
• Basic Non Commissioned Officer Candidate (BNCOC), Ft. Sill 2000
• Battle Staff Course, Ft. Hood, TX, 2000
• Advance Field Artillery Tactical Data System Course (AFATDS)
• Continuing Education, over 30 CR. Hrs in General. Studies Central Texas, Killeen, TX
• Certificate, Advance Tactical Data System Trainer Course, Ft. Sill, OK, 2002
• Certificate, Senior Leadership and Management Course, Ft. Sill, OK, 2001