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Cultural Advisor and Translator/ Interpreter

Location:
United States
Posted:
November 17, 2011
Email:
nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
**************@*****.***


As a US Green Card Holder to join knowledge and skill with U.S armed forces to endure peace and security for the people and country of Afghanistan. I have been successfully working for the period of more than 7 years with NATO Training Mission- Afghanistan (NTM-A) as a cultural advisor/ translator in several important departments of the Ministry of Defense. I could prove myself an enthusiastic energetic career oriented, creative and self-motivated person with strong communication interpersonal and analytical skills.

HABIB AHMAD “HALLIMEE”

Objective:

Personal Information:

Full Name: ……………………. Habib Ahmad “Hallimee”

Father Name: …………………… Nasir Ahmad

Date of birth: …………………….21/ 3/ 1967

Place of birth: …………………… Afghanistan

U.S Address:……………………. 10485 Butterfield Street Apt#11, Manassas, VA, 20109.

Afghanistan Address: ……………

Nationality: …………………….. Afghan

Native Language: …………………Dari

Marital Status: …………………….Married

Gender: ……………………………Male

Habib Ahmad “Hallimee”

Cell Phone: +93(0)700242576

Email: habib_hallimee @yahoo.com

Gmail: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

Kart-e-Parwan , 2nd Municipality Zone, Kabul

Education:

Associate Degree in Electronics Sciences

Diploma

Institute of Technology

Kabul Technical High School

01-1998 to 12-1992

03- 1982 to 12-1988

Professional Experience:

Translator/ Interpreter for Military Professional Resources Incorporated (MPRI) a Division of L3 Communication at CSTC_A, Kabul, Afghanistan.

NATO Training Mission- Afghanistan (NTM-A), Afghan National Army Development (ANA Dev), Ministry of Defense Public Affairs – Translated press conferences, and briefings of Minister of Defense, 1st Deputy of Minister of Defense , Chief of General Staff and Ministry of Defense Chief for Public Affair to the NATO Training Mission- Afghanistan(NTM-A) Senior Advisors. Translated Afghan National Army (ANA) daily events and news for the NTM-A Public Affairs, to be published and broadcasted in the NTM-A news bulletin. Coordinated with press and media to meet ANA leaderships for briefings and interviewing.

CSTC- A, MPRI, CTAG_ ANATC Doctrine - Translated the ANA 1-1 HR Support Doctrine, ANA HR School Curriculum, Program of Instructions, Lesson Plans and Lecture’s Slide. Participated and managed HR Curriculum Working Groups and did the simultaneous verbal interpretation of the HR working groups’ discussions to the CTAG Coalition members and Afghan ANATC Principals. Visits from ANA Training Institutions S1s/G1s and ANA Operational Units S1s/G1s with HR School curriculum developer and ANACT HR School Director to develop HR curriculum based on the S1s/G1s jobs’ requirements.

Cultural Advisor/ Translator

Cultural Advisor/ Translator

Cultural Advisor/ Translator

Interpreter/ Translator

Interpreter/ Translator

English Teacher

English Instructor

NTM-A, ANA Dev – MoD Public Affairs

NTM-A, Dyn Corps, CTAG- ANATC, Doctrine

NTM-A, MPRI, CJ1

WASHINGTON POST, KABUL

WASHINGTON POST, PANSHEER

PANSHEER PRIMARY SCHOOL

United English & Computer Center, Kabul, Afghanistan

Jun 2011 to present

10- 2009 to June 2011

01- 2003 to 09- 2009

10-2001 to 12-2002

09-2001 to 10-2001

01-1998 to 09-2001

01-1996 to 12-1997

CSTC- A, MPRI, CJ1, Asistant Minister of Defense for Personnel and Education ( AMoD P&E) – Worked with Assistant Minister of Defense for Personnel and Education’s Senior Mentors. Translated drafts, policies, MoD and Presidential Decrees associated MoD/ ANA personnel and education management systems. Participated in Ministry of Defense for personnel and Education daily staff meetings and did a simultaneous verbal interpretation in Dari and English for the MPRI mentors and AMoD P&E Principals and the same time took notes from the minuets of meeting. Participated in the in the AMoD P&E Capstone Working Groups to finalize the drafted policies to be approved by Minister of Defense.

CSTC- A, MPRI, CJ1, Chief of General Staff for Personnel ( GS G1) – Worked with General Staff Chief of Personnel Senior Mentors. Translated drafts, regulations, Chief of General Staff’s directives and Presidential Decrees associated with ANA personnel management systems’ implementation and execution. Participated in GS G1 daily staff meetings and did a simultaneous verbal interpretation in Dari and English the meeting’s minutes for the MPRI mentors and GS G1 Principals. Participated in GS G1 Capstone Working Groups to finalize the drafted regulations to be approved by Chief of General Staff for Personnel (GS G1).

Participated in Level1, 2,3, 4 Ministry of Defense Reforming Accession Boards, provided and translated board’s guidance and candidates’ Lists to the MoD accession boards’ members and MPRI mentor. Participated and translated MoD/ GS organization’s reforms meetings, MoD Defense Council Meetings and MoD/ GS organizations’ review sessions.

Participated in MPRI MoD/ GS/ MOI Senior Leadership Seminars as a protocol and simultaneous translator that had been held quarterly.

Served as MPRI CJ1 Translators team leader and supervisor to help them in their translation by utilizing proper military terminology and manage their administrative issues, leaves and working projects.

Providing interpretation and translation in official seminars, conferences and meetings.

Setting up appointments and visits with between MPRI and MoD/ GS senior leaderships. .

Translation of Military and Non-Military Documents.

Verbally interpretation of daily meetings with AMoD P&E and GS G1 Staff meetings.

Assisted the MPRI, MoD/ GS mentors in managing & preparing their delivery books.

Interpretation of all military documents from English to both Dari and Pashto verbal and written and via versa.

Involved in Administration Affairs.

English language and Computer instructor in United English Languages and Computer Academy from 5/1/2004 to 30/6/2005.

Served as an English and Computer instructor in United English and Computer Academy. Managing Director for United English and Computer Academy.

Language Skill:

I am effortless in oral and written Dari, Pashto and English. Excellent knowledge of translation and interpretation in a professional manner. Having an admirable communicational and interpersonal attitude.

Language

Read

Write

Speak

Understand

English

Excellent

Excellent

Fluent

Excellent

Dari (Native)

Excellent

Excellent

Fluent

Excellent

Pashto

Excellent

Excellent

Fluent

Excellent

Russian

Very Good

Good

Good

Good

Computer Skills:

Expert in::

Introduction to I.T

Ms – Word

Ms – Excel

Ms – PowerPoint

Ms – Access

Internet

Awards Received:

[18 October 2011] Letter of appreciation and support from Wiliam J. Becker U.S Army Colonel, NATO Training Mission- Afghanistan (NTM-A), Chief of Staff for Afghan National Army Development (ANA Dev) and Edward FairCloth, US Department of the Army, NATO Training Mission- Afghanistan, ANA Development (ANA Dev), Senior Advisor for Ministry of Defense Public Affairs. Cell 070.***.**** DSN 318.***.****

Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com Cell 070*******

[1st October 2011] Certificate and Letter of Appreciation from Lieutenant Colonel Richard Turner, NATO Training Mission- Afghanistan (NTM-A), Afghan National Army Development (ANA Dev) Division, Senior Advisor for ANA Doctrine Development (CJ7). Cell 070******* DSN: 237-1745

Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

[4 July 2011] Certificate of Outstanding Service from Master of Military Sciences , Major General Aminullah (Karim), Commander of Afghan National Army (ANA) Training and Doctrine Command.

[12 April 2011] Letter of Appreciation from Harry Chipchase, U.S. Army Sergeant Major Retired, DynCorp, Afghan National Army, Human Resources Branch Scholl, Curriculum Developer. Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

Cell : 079*******

[25 Feb 2011] Certificate of Appreciation from Lianal L. Bratland Colonel U.S. Army, Combined Security Transition command – Afghanistan (CSTC-A), Director for Human Resources (CJ1) and Sandra S. Waggle , Major U.S. Army, Deputy Director for Human Resources CJ1 ANA.

[16 Oct 2010] Certificate of Appreciation from Mr. Mallace Matteson MPRI Director, Training and Doctrine Integration Directorate (CTAG_A), and Mr. Charles Garrison ANA Branch School Development, Section Leader.

. [23 Jan 2008] Certificate of Appreciation from Donald S. Meeker, LtCol USAF , Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan (CSTC-A), Human Resources (CJ1), Chief of Personnel Plans and Programs.

[23 Jan 2008] Certificate of Appreciation from Mr. Aart Nomm MoD, Parliamentary Affairs Advisor on Behalf of the Estonian Ministry of Defense.

[28 Jan 2008] Certificate of Appreciation from Randy R Wiers, LtCol U.S Army, Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan (CSTC-A), Director Human Resources (CJ1) Afghan National Army (ANA) Development.

[02 August 2008] Certificate of Appreciation from Curtis Williams, JR Colonel, U.S. Army, Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan (CSTC-A) Director

Human Resources (CJ1) and Paul B. Gruzlewski, Lieutenant Colonel, Deputy Director , CJ1 ANA.

[28 Sept 2008] Letter of Appreciation from Michael D. Jameson U.S. Army Colonel Retired, MPRI, Human Resources (CJ1) Senior Personnel Systems Mentor. Email:nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com Mobile: 0797 -899- 747

[22 Jan 2007] Certificate of Appreciation from Eddie M. Guevara MPRI, GS G1 Senior Mentor.

[26-28 Feb 2007] Certificate of Appreciation for the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior Senior Leaders’ Seminar on Training Management and Leader Development from William F. Kernan, General U.S. Armey Retired, Senior Vice-President, International Group of MPRI.

[20 March 2007] Certificate of Accomplishments from LtCol James P. Rethwisch, CSTC-A, DRD, Deputy Director HRD.

[01- 03 April 2007] Certificate of Participation in the GS G1 Conference from Major General Abdullah, Chief of General Staff (GS).

[14- 16 May 2007] Certificate of Appreciation for Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior Senior Leaders’ Seminar on Campaign Plan for Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) from William F. “Buck” Kernan General, U.S. Army Retired , Senior Vice-President, International Group of MPRI .

[16 July 2007] Certificate of Appreciation from Robert E. Durbin Major General, U.S Army Commanding.

[01 August 2007– 01 August 2008] Certificate of Appreciation from Kevin D. Williams, MAJ, U.S. Army Deputy Chief, for Human Resources (CJ1) ANA Development.

[5 August 2007] Certificate of Appreciation from Ms. Dian Williamson Section Chief, Combined Security Transition Command- Afghanistan (CSTC-A), MPRI Human Resources ( CJ1).

[20- 22 August 2007) Certificate of Achievement for Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior Senior Leaders Seminar on Campaign Plan for Development of Enduring National Military and Police Forces from William F. “Buck” Kernan, General U.S. Armey Retired, Senior Vice-President, International Group of MPRI.

[15 Sept 2007] Letter of Appreciation from U.S Army Major Brian R. Rush, Senior Mentor for Assistant Ministry of Defense for Personnel and Education (AMoD P&E). Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

[20 – 22 Feb 2006] Certificate of Appreciation for Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior Senior Leaders’ Seminar on the development of National Security Policy from

William F. Kernan, General U.S. Armey Retired, Senior Vice-President, International Group of MPRI.

[01 May 2006] Letter of Recommendation from Anthony L. Crawley, Section Chief, MPRI Human Resources (CJ1).

Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com.

[22-24 May 2006] Certificate of Commendation in Senior Leaders Seminar on National Assembly Affairs from William F. Kerman, General U.S. Armey Retired, Senior Vice-President, International Group of MPRI.

[11 Nov 2006] Certificate of Appreciation from U.S Army LtCol Regina Hargett CSTC-A, DRD, Deputy Director for Human Resources Division (HRD). Email:nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

[13-15Nov 2006] Certificate of Appreciation for Ministry of Defense Senior Leaders Seminar on Force Management System Development from William F. Kernan, General U.S Armey Retired, Senior Vice-President, International Group of MPRI.

[ 30 Nov 2006] Certificate of Appreciation from Derrick M. Banks, Major, U.S Army Chief, Human Resources Branch (DRD), G1 Human Resources Division (HRD).

[14 June 2005] Letter of Appreciation from Mr. Brian rain Broadway MPRI, Afghan Ministry of Defense Senior Mentor and Policy Developer. Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com Mobil: 079*******

[01 May 2003 – 01 Mar 2005] Certificate of Appreciation from Mr. Harry P. Allen MPRI, MoD Development Team Leader.

[01-03 August 2005] Certificate of Appreciation for the Ministry of Defense Senior Leaders’ Seminar on Leadership Development from Carl E. Vuono General, U.S Army Retired, Senior President, International Group of MPRI.

[24 Jan 2004] Letter of Appreciation from Craig P. Weston, MAJ General, USAF Chief, Office of Military Cooperation – Afghanistan ( OMC-A ).

[25 May 2004] Letter of Recommendation from Lynn D. Ridley MPRI Human Resources (CJ1), Senior Mentor and Policy Developer. Phone No: (804) ***-**** Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

[01-04 August 2004] Certificate of Appreciation for Ministry of Defense Senior Leaders’ Seminar on Afghan National Military Strategy from Carl E. Vuono General, U.S.Army Retired, Senior President, International Group of MPRI and Dr. Christopher C. Shoemaker, Colonel, U.S. Army (Retired), Senior Seminar Developer, International Group of MPRI.

[20- 27 Sept 2004] Certificate of Recognition from COL® Robert S. Tomasovic, Program Director, Development and Education for Sustained Peace.

[25 April 2003] Letter of recommendation from Raoul Henry Halcala MPRI Ministry of Defense/ General Staff Reforms Development Team Leader. Phone No: (703) ***-**** Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

[01 May 2003- 11 May 2004] Certificate of Excellence from Mike C. Martin, MPRI Program Manager. Email:nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

Interests: Personal Development, Fitness, Running, Traveling and Meeting highly qualified and

distinguished People

References:

Mr. Harry Chipchase DynCorp, Combined Training Advisory Group- Afghanistan (CTAG-A), Human Resources (HR) Branch School Developer.

Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

Cell : 079*******

Mr. Brain D. Broadway DynCorp, Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) G1, Senior Mentor and Counselor.

Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

Cell: 079*******

Mr. Jameson Michael U.S. Army Colonel Retired, MPRI, Former Senior Mentor and Policy Developer for Assistant Ministry of Defense for Personnel and Education.

Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

U.S Army LtCol Regina Hargett Combined Security Transition Command -Afghanistan (CSTC-A) , Post Deputy Director for Human Resources Division (HRD). Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

U.S Army Major Brian R. Rush, Combined Security Transition Command- Afghanistan (CSTC-A), Human Resources Division (HRD), Former Senior Mentor for Assistant Ministry of Defense for Personnel and Education (AMoD P&E). Email: nk1jas@r.postjobfree.com

From: Habbib Ahmad Hallimee

NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan(NTM-A), Afghan National Army Development (ANA Dev), Afghan Ministry of Defense Public Affairs Cultural Advisor/ Translator