Horace Ronald Jackson III
Over 24 years’ experience in the operation, sustainment, analysis, and repair of multiple complex AH-1 and AH64A/D Avionics/flight control/weapon systems and equipment to include Communications, Computers, Navigational, Weapons and Missile guidance, and Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems for Rotary wing attack and reconnaissance aircraft, computer interfaced mechanical equipment, and computer software applications. Extensive practice and adherence to established policy, procedures, and equipment standards. Ability to analyze, prepare, and brief command level reports of system capabilities and performance in accordance with AR’s 750-1, 220-1 140-15, DA Pam’s 738-751, 750-8 and FM 4-30.3. Served as a Research Test Development and Evaluation NCO/Test Officer at USAOTC. Well versed in Operational Testing in various military grade and commercial equipment for Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability (RAM) assessment and evaluation. PROPOSED POSITION: Computer Operator Level 1/ General Clerk Level 2 - (JAN 2018 to APR 2019) As a Computer Operator Level 1, was responsible for accurate data entry and Quality Control of data entered to ensure accurate covering the Stryker Armored Transport Vehicle Javelin and 30 MM cannon test in Grafenwoehr, Germany operational testing. Provided video processing support for the Greyeagle AQ-1 drone extended aerial range test at Edwards Air force Base, California. Supervised several computer operators for data entry and performed Quality control from Command Post Computerizing Equipment/Modernizing Computing Equipment (CPCE/MCE) data entered before sending to the Data Manager and assisted Mission thread execution and tracking for the Operations Cell. Collected vital data for the AH-64 E model Apache Version 6 and the Joint Air to Ground Missile (JCAM) integration test with Link 16 capabilities for the Enhance Mast Mounted Assemble (EMMA) at Ft Hood, Texas. PROPOSED POSITION: Aircraft Mechanic/Armament Level 1 - (JAN 2017 to OCT 2017) Extensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and reinterpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures' manuals. Provided typically required thorough comprehensive Maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components, and applies technical knowledge of the AH-64D Apache helicopter Provided professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problem. replacement of components, displayed thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems. A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, etc. is required. The incumbent was able to provide the experience and ability to provide technical support to the 302nd Netherlands Joint Training Squadron, Fort Hood Texas customers alike, possessed excellent organizational skills in prioritizing workload to meet aircraft maintenance schedule. Was required to make entries in aircraft logs and records, and responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance effort. PROPOSED POSITION: NAVAIR, PGSS Site Lead/Operator - (MAY 2012 to APR 2014) Horace Ronald Jackson III
As a Site Lead/ Persistent Ground Surveillance System Operator (August 2012-Sept 2013), Horace Jackson was responsible for providing video and real time imagining to the S-2 intelligence officers and their DOD civilian counterparts for Reconnaissance/Surveillance/Interdiction (RSI) mission assessments, future planning, security, battle damage assessments. As Site Lead prepared and submitted daily mission and status reports, conducted supply and parts management thru AMESS bases system, overseen personnel management and training, customer support, command and asset coordination and availability. Supply management and coordination with Mid-Level Tech assigned to each site. Responsibilities included safely launching and recovering Aerostat platform, MX-15 Electro Optics maintenance, Micro-Soft based software updates, IT networking, and equipment/software upgrade notification and coordination with theatre management, HUB Lead, and Command elements. PROPOSED POSITION: CSC, Electronic Technician - Senior (AUG 2009 to Apr 2011) Duties/Responsibilities: Provided on-site field support to customers including installation, and servicing and repairing systems and equipment. He will verify and approves operational quality of system equipment. He will resolve customer issues in the areas of hardware installation, repair, upgrade and maintenance. He will assist in investigating and resolving complex installations and maintenance matters of significance. He will instruct customers in the operation and maintenance of systems/equipment. As a Senior Field Service Representative with CSC (August 2009-Apr 2011), Horace Jackson was responsible for the maintenance various systems for the Elevated Sensor program, consisting of 50 systems to include the BETTS-C 80’ towers, RAID 108’ Legacy towers, Aerostats, and RDISS remote systems. Coordinate and plan production schedules to optimize the most effective and efficient means of repairing Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Force Protection equipment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom
(OIF)/Operation New Dawn (OND-S).
Manage multiple systems and changing priorities. Produce and submit daily system status reports. Interface with the military customers on a daily basis to ensure their expectations are met or exceeded. Develop and establish processes to maximize production and minimize customer equipment down time. Submit accurate system status reporting and RAID Combat Logistics Spares (RCLS) reporting. Extensive experience in RCLS software to include: Issue entry and work action updates, parts identification and ordering, and part inventory control. Experience in system operations, component troubleshooting, and component repair and replace (R&R). System component R&R to include: A1 box (UPS, IRU, DVR, Sea levels, modems, and power supplies), A2 box (UPS), and A3 box (modems, and power supplies). Component replacement of TFU and CEU. LCU replacement and chip reset. Fiber optic trouble shooting of 150’ fiber cable and 1200’/2000’ fiber cables and use of fiber optic meters to determine dB loss. LCU and Map Overlay operation and Software update. Fiber network switch installation, operation, Windows based software installation, wireless video relay and radar installation at the Company, Battalion, and Brigade level. Experienced in setting up unique JDOC and multiple system integration and configurations using fiber, wireless, intranet feeds using existing fiber modems, point to point LOS systems, and SIPR network feeds where required. Horace Ronald Jackson III
Mr. Horace R. Jackson III retired after 22 years of service as an SFC (E-7) in the US Army (June 1986-Dec 2008). Billets positions include: Technical Inspector / Acting First Sergeant for AH-64 A/D Apache Helicopter- Ft Hood, TX and Camp Humphreys Korea, Platoon Sergeant-Ft Hood TX, Research, Test, Development and Evaluation NCO for the United States Army Operational Test Command (USAOTC) - Ft Hood, TX.
Parkview High School-1986
USA NCO Academy –Senior Advanced Noncommissioned Officers Course CERTIFICATIONS:
BETTS-C, Cerberus, and RDIASS FSR Course
RAID Legacy, BETTS-C, and Aerostat 17 Meter Balloon Operators Course Small Group Leader Instructors Course
NAVAIR PGSS 22 Meter Aerostat Balloon Course
Boeing and McDonnell/Douglas Weapons and Avionics Course SECURITY CLEARANCE: Secret-MC/SCI ACTIVE