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Air Force Training

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
October 02, 2016

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Lewes, DE 19958


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Qualifications Experience:

Certified translator with over twenty years’ experience possesses excellent fluency-both verbal and written- in Arabic and English.

Core qualifications and competencies include:

•Oral conversations continuously and simultaneously for both Arabic and English language. Monitored recorded data, translated, and summarized content of oral communications and recordings in both Arabic and English.

•Instantaneous translated in high level official meetings, validated the accuracy of completed translation and transcription and prepared minutes of meetings.

•Translated several Military technical and operational manuals, standard operating procedures, speeches, and conference as well as system proposals, specifications, statement of work, and contracts.

• Translated official documents, political articles, economic, security and military studies and prepared intelligence reports for these articles and studies. Translated and prepared typed English translation from other sources media.

•Translated several Arabic studies from various strategic study Centers, Articles, reports, interviews and generated Intelligence reports.

•Translated training materials, power points presentation, study guides, formal, informal and guided discussion lectures for training courses.

•Conducted interviews and debriefed Middle Easters for Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) U.S Customs, and other U.S agencies, prepared intelligence reports and preformed quality control reviews of completed work.

•Translated to U.S Federal, State, and Immigration courts concerning courts' hearings and proceedings for both English and Arabic languages.

•Interviewed and debriefed visa applicants in Arabic language and translated to the U.S Consular concerning the subjects of the Visa Security Program at U.S Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

•Translated to U.S delegations of DHS, other U.S Agencies, and Saudi Arabia officials in their official meetings and prepared the minutes of meeting and agreement.

•Escorted Saudi delegations of Saudi Customs, Immigration Service, Passport Department, Sea Port Authorities, Border Guards and Commission of Industrial Security to the United States to attend the official meetings, translated the official meetings, and prepared the minutes of meeting and the action to be taken for the following meeting.

•While I was assigned to U.S Embassy in Saudi Arabia as DHS Assistant Attaché I was chosen as US Arabic translator for President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, and DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff. I also translated official agreements and memoranda of understanding between DHS and Saudi Ministry of Interior (MOI).

•In 2003, I was the sole Arabic translator for the DHS/ICE team in Baghdad in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. During this assignment, I provided linguistic and analytical support to all areas of investigations focused on recovering Iraqi financial assets and antiquities, uncovering illegal technology transfers, and debriefing high value targets.

•Assigned to several INS and ICE Operations overseas in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Italy to translate and provided case support concerning Middle Eastern national violators.

•Ability to comprehend slang and colloquial expressions in Arabic language and translate them into their English equivalent and vice versa. Have the ability to choose an expression in the English language that fully conveys and best matches the meaning of the source Arabic language.

•Over than 8 years' experience in teaching and training of officers from Saudi, Bahrain, Iraq, Yemen, United Arab Emirates Air force attending Jordanian Air Force Air Defense School.

•Certified Arabic translator by U.S Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of State. Official INS translator for Federal Courts in TX and AZ involved in alien smuggling cases for Middle East aliens.

Other experience:

I am retired from U.S government, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). I was assigned to various positions such as Immigration Inspector, Immigration Officer, Special Operation Officer, Operational Research Specialist, Intelligence Research Specialist, Intelligence Officer, Group Supervisor and Assistant Attaché for DHS at U.S Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

I served as a full colonel with the Jordanian Air Force (RJAF). During my service with RJAF,I was assigned to various positions such as Squadron Commander, Commander of Command, Control, and Communication (C3), Commander of the Air Defense School, Chief of Air Operations, and Automated Air Defense System Program Manager, working with Westinghouse Operations in the US. In these capacities I gained much experience in management and team motivation techniques.


•Master of Business Administration - University of Texas at El Paso 1997

•University of Texas at El Paso Alternative Teaching Program ATP 1995

•Bachelor of Business Administration - University of Texas at El Paso 1993

•Bachelor of Military Science – Jordanian Military Academic College-1972


•Group Supervisor Department of Homeland Security/Immigration and Customs Enforcement Training Center, Dallas, Texas 2010

•Department of State Diplomatic Security Course 2005

•Passenger Analyst Unit-Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, GA 2007

•Advance Federal Law Enforcement Training Center at Artesia, NM 1998

•Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) at Glynco, GA 1995

•C3 Automation Command, Control and Communication Westinghouse Corporation 1986

•Theater Air Ope0ration USAF Tyndall AFB. 1984

•Ground Air Defense Pakistan Air Force 1984

•Squadron Officer School US Air University 1983

•International Officer School U.S Air University 1983

•Academic Instructor U.S Air University 1983

•Staff and Command College RJAF 1982

•Ground Air Defense U.S Army Fort Bliss, TX 1981

•Surface to Air Missiles U.S Army Fort Bliss, TX 1981

•AN/TSQ-73 Missile Minder Command and Control, U.S Army Fort Bliss, TX 1981

•Airborne Early Warning and Control System(AWACS) 1981

•Radar Simulator Air Defense Exercise Marconi Radar 1977

•Weapon Instructor USAF Tyndall AFB 1977

•Jordanian Armed Forces Infantry School 1976

•Flying Training School England 1967

•Certified by the United States Air Force as Academic and Weapon Instructor in 1977, 1981

•Certified Arabic Translator (Department of Defense, Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) U.S Army, Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX 1998

•Certified Arabic Translator (Department of State, Interagency Language Roundtable-ILR 2006)

•Certified Arabic Translator (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTLF)

•Certified Arabic Translator (Language Proficiency Test Simultaneous Interpreter Court/Seminar)


Native Arabic Speaker with fluency in Arabic dialects. Extensive knowledge and experience in Middle East culture, language, politics, history and military.

Certified as Proficient in Spanish


Outstanding evaluations 1997- 2008

U.S Department of Homeland Security for Operation Iraqi Freedom – 2003

INS Commission Award for Operation Eastern Stars – 1998

Outstanding Employee, Federal Executive Committee – 1998

Several Awards from INS District Directors, Assistant Directors, & Trial attorneys

Several Military Medals of Honor from Jordanian Air Force.

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