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SUAS, drone Pilot, raven operator, puma operator

Irvine, California, United States
August 30, 2018

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Jason Turner

**** ***** **** ****, *******, TX **549 254-***-****

Employment Goal

Seeking employment where my outstanding military training and skills as a Master trainer with SUAS can provide leadership and innovation in a civilian position Military Experience

United States Army Non Commissioned Officer, Active Duty SUAS Master Trainer/ Pilot in Command, 2nd Brigade 1st Calvary Division (November 2012- Current)

Stateside Flight Hours: Raven system over 800 hours, Puma system over 500 hours Responsible for the education, maintenance, and certification of over 150 soldiers across the Brigade

• Created and implemented 2nd Brigade standard operating procedures(SOP) on SUAS Operations

• Facilitated and supervised division wide Gimble payload and software updates

• Resourced equipment, classroom, land, and air space needed to conduct a Raven Operators Course

• Communicated with Range Control regarding land schedules, de-confliction of air space, and continuous range safety

• Instructed SUAS operator courses that included 80 hours of instruction and evaluation, consisting of lessons to effectively utilize the Raven platform in a combat environment

• Lessons included UAS operations, techniques and problem solving, airspace command and control, safety, emergency procedures, equipment set up, field maintenance, advanced trouble shooting, developing individual and team skills, exercise and training tasks

Multiple Leadership Positions, United States Army (December 2008-Current) Responsible for the welfare, training, morale, and discipline of nine Soldiers

• Instructor and leader in multiple subject matters such as tactics during offensive and defensive operations, personnel management, junior leader development, and maintenance of multiple vehicles and equipment, including semi-annual services on Bradley (M2A3)

• Accountability and maintenance of all assigned equipment worth in excess of 600,000 dollars

• Prepared mechanized infantry section to deploy to combat environments

• Conducted training and evaluations on company crews for Bradley Gunnery Skills Test (BGST) on multiple occasions

• Ensured the combat readiness of the section to accomplish the company’s mission by participating in several Bradley Gunnery crew qualification tables

• Handpicked to advise company commanders on mechanized infantry tactics Oversea Deployments

Republic of Korea (June 2017- October 2018)

• Trained new and maintained SUAS operator for combat operations

• Inspected, evaluated, and restored SUAS system equipment to mission ready status Republic of Korea (May 2015- February 2016)

• Educated and evaluated soldiers in order for them to earn the Expert Infantryman’s Badge (EIB)

• Directed and executed flight currency training for entire brigade element Afghanistan (July 2013- March 2014)

• Performed recon operations in hostile environments to locate high value targets in support of OEF

• Use of RQ-11B Raven (over 130 hours) and RQ-20A Puma (over 155 hours) to provide route and area recon, FOB security, and threat detection

• Maintained serviceability for multiple SUAS systems Iraq (May 2011- December 2011)

• Instructed Iraqi security forces on knowledge and proper execution of first aid, survival techniques, war /enemy tactics, and security

• Use of RQ-11B Raven (over 130 hours) to provide route and area recon Iraq (January 2009- December 2009)

• Provided security for my unit while remaining a leader showing my tenacity, endurance, and dedication to our missions

• Use of RQ-11B Raven (over 125 hours) to provide route and area recon and FOB security Republic of Korea (September 2007- September 2008)

• Worked alongside local nationals to strengthen bonds between forces

• Earned Expert Infantryman’s Badge (EIB)


14 CFR FAA Part 107

RQ-11B RAVEN DDL : SUAS-O (Operator) & SUAS-I (Instructor) RQ-12A WASP IV AE DDL : SUAS-O (Operator) & SUAS-I (Instructor) RQ-20A PUMA AE DDL : SUAS-O (Operator) & SUAS-I (Instructor) OSRVT: (Operator)

Military Training

SM UAV (Puma) Operators Certification (2013)

Class 1 UAS Master Trainer (2012)

Warrior Leaders Course (2012)

SM UAV (Raven) Operators Certification (2008)

Combat Lifesavers Course (2007)

Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB)

Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB)

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