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Benjamin D Faczan8141 Snow Hill Rd. Ooltewah, TN 37363(907) 750-2594 (cell)

Career Summary

Over 16 years Active Duty U.S. Army Sergeant First Class, senior leader with over 13 years in a supervisory capacity. Effectively scheduled over 250 training events in one fiscal year as an operational land and range use scheduler. Army Instructor-Trainer Certified. Educated seniors, peers, and subordinates. Senior technical advisor to command leadership on doctrinal standards and equipment capabilities. Provided security and humanitarian aid during two tours to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom and one tour to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Areas of Expertise

Reading Comprehension Fast Learner Complex Problem Solving Strong Communication Skills (Verbal and Written) Detail Oriented Exceptional Computer Skills Time Management Committed to Quality Standards Maintenance Troubleshooting Experience Applied Mathematics

ExperienceManagement & Training

Prior to serving in the military, held managerial positions that required profit and loss review, product ordering, and payroll reports. Experience with writing performance reviews for subordinates as well as proof reading such documents for peers and superiors. Primary instructor for the Mobile Gun System, Reconnaissance and Command variants of the Stryker light armored vehicle operators New Equipment Training (NET) program; organized the development and instruction of all lesson plans contained in the Stryker Program of Instruction (POI) totaling 200 separate lessons and over 650 hours of instruction. Coordinated for the planning and training of all gunnery related tasks for 81 military personnel making up 27 crews utilizing nine Stryker Mobile Gun Systems (MGS) each valued in excess of $7.5 million. Spent numerous off-duty hours on research, planning, and training to enable 54 military personnel of the Pennsylvania National Guard to receive education on crew evaluation and doctrinally standardized fire commands resulting in recognition by the 1-112th Stryker Brigade Command Team Commander. Reviewed and recommended changes to multiple doctrinal manuals resulting in updates to critical ammunition allotments for the force. Focused on critical safety aspects; identification of potential safety fault on Stryker MGS resulted in updates to Standard Operating Procedures throughout the force

Military Work History Fort Hood, TX Sr Observer/Coach TrainerJuly 2014 Present Fort Wainwright, AK Brigade Master GunnerApr 2013 Jun 2014 Fort Wainwright, AK MGS CommanderJul 2011 Apr 2013 Fort Knox, KY Instructor/WriterMar 2010 Jun 2011 Fort Knox, KY Section LeaderJun 2007 Mar 2010 Ray Barracks, GE Armored Tank CommanderJul 2006 May 2007 Ray Barracks, GE Armored CrewmanMay 1999 Jul 2006

Civilian Work History Famous Brand ElectronicsSales Managerpre 1999 Radio ShackSales Managerpre 1999

Education Currently attending American Military University 74/122 Credit Hours, Information Systems Security Diploma, LaSalle High School, South Bend, IN

Awards & Certifications M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Master Gunner Course Stryker Mobile Gun System Master Gunner Course Army Instructor Trainer Course Army Commendation Medal 4 awards Army Achievement Medal 5 awards Army Good Conduct Medal 5 awards Meritorious Service Medal 1 Award Presidents List for 1st Quarter 2015 at American Military University

Availability August 1, 2015