The Army As A Staff Sergeant

906 WordsAug 20, 20154 Pages
is that I feel I have reached a rank that is the culmination of my operational career. At this stage in the Army as a Staff Sergeant, I continually fulfill duty positions that are above and beyond my pay grade in both garrison and deployed environments, yet still remain competent on the tenets of my career field. This is best exemplified in my recent deployment with 1st Special Forces Group in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. As a Staff Sergeant, I served as the CJSOTF-I Task Force Counterintelligence Coordinating Authority, which is doctrinally a CW3 billet. I laid the foundation for future SOCCENT Counterintelligence Operations in Iraq by creating Annex B to the CJSOTF-I Umbrella Concept, conducted liaison activities with CENTCOM Counterintelligence units in order to establish proper Counterintelligence Investigation and Intelligence reporting structure, advised Coalition Partners on Identity Intelligence Operations, as well as providing Counterintelligence Force Protection updates. In addition, I established the Tactical Counterintelligence Operations Portal, which allows all Counterintelligence Agents the ability to share Force Protection information across Iraq, regardless of task organization. While many of these tasks are considered management or oversight in nature, I still found time to conduct tactical Counterintelligence through Counterintelligence Screenings of Local Nationals, Preliminary Credibility Assessment Screening Systems interviews, and
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