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Career Summary

I am a passionate cybersecurity professional with over five years of active duty U.S. Air Force cyber defense operations experience specializing in offensive security, ethical hacking, penetration testing, and red teaming. I want to transition out of the military and into the private sector. My mission is to make cyberspace better & safer for everyone by committing to lifelong learning, sharing knowledge with the community, and inspiring others to do the same.

  • B.S. Cybersecurity (WIP)

  • OSEP (WIP)

  • OSCP


  • eJPT

  • CEH

  • PenTest+

  • CySA+

  • CCNA

  • Cloud+

  • Linux+

  • Security+

  • Network+

  • Devoted CTF Player


Core Competencies & Skills

  • Security Assessment Tools & Techniques

  • System, Network, & Web App Exploitation

  • Threat & Vulnerability Analysis

  • Frameworks & Methodologies

  • Governance, Risk, & Compliance (GRC)

  • Cloud Computing & Virtualization

  • Automation, Programming, & Scripting

  • Architecture & Infrastructure Security

  • Troubleshooting & Problem Solving

  • Reporting & Communication Skills


Professional Experience

  • Cyber Defense Operations (1D771) – Active Duty                 April 2018 – Present

    United States Air Force – Worldwide

    To fly, fight, and win…airpower anytime, anywhere.

    Manages and performs Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) and cyber support functions (DoDIN operations) in garrison and at deployed locations. Surveys, secures, protects, defends, preserves, designs, builds, operates, and extends data, networks, net-centric capabilities, and other designated systems.

  • Construction Laborer – Full Time                                       August 2013 April 2018

    Apache Industrial Services – Canton, Ohio

    The most complete and effective set of industrial services
    available for today’s market.

    Painting, sandblasting, fireproofing, asbestos abatement, lead abatement, scaffold building, and safety in oil refineries, chemical plants, and pipelines across Ohio as a contractor.

  • Food Production Worker – Part Time to Full Time         August 2010 – August 2013

    Ponderosa Steakhouse - Carrollton, Ohio

    To provide wholesome family dining at a fair price.
    maintaining quality steakhouses and bountiful buffets.

    Duties include meat carving and serving, cook assistant, server assistant, dishwashing, and cleaning.  



  • Bachelor of Science (BS)                                                                      
    Cybersecurity Management & Policy (WIP)
    University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC)
    Minor in Business Administration


(Projected) August 2023 (114/120 Credits)

  • Associate of Science (AS)                                                                             
    Information Systems Technology
    Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)


October 2022

  • High School Diploma                                                                        
    Carrollton High School (CHS)


May 2012


Professional Certifications

  • OffSec Certified Professional (OSCP)


May 17, 2023

  • (ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    Certification Number: 1029670

October 28, 2022

  • eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester (eJPT)
    Certification ID: #0b307388

February 18, 2023

  • CompTIA Network Security Professional (CNSP)

December 29, 2022

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  • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    Certification Number: ECC6734029581

January 28, 2023

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    Cisco ID No.: CSCO13691669
    Verification No.: G488EB7HPHQQ1JG8                                                

September 10, 2021

  • CompTIA Secure Cloud Professional (CSCP)

November 11, 2022

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  • CompTIA Cloud Admin Professional (CCAP)

November 11, 2022

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  • CompTIA Linux Network Professional (CLNP)

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October 2, 2021

CTFs & Projects

Capture the Flags (CTFs) & Projects

Hack The Box                                           

  • HTB Rank: Hacker

  • Beta Season Place: 47/5987 (Top 0.8%) - Holo Tier

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  • 13 System Owns


  • In the top 0.2%

  • 215 rooms completed

  • Level 13 - God (max)

  • 30 badges

  • 365 day streak badge

  • Ten learning path certs

  • Two room writeups


100 Days of Code (Python)       

  • 240 hours

  • Four video courses

  • Read 2.2 books

  • Five larger projects

  • 176 small programs

  • Network automation lab



  • Cybersecurity content creator

  • Avid infosec podcast listener


Military Service

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Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Ri
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National Defense Service Medal
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Permanent Duty Stations

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  • Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson                             November 19, 2020  Present
    Anchorage, Alaska, USA
    732nd Air Mobility Squadron | Air Mobility Command
    2nd Permanent Duty Station

515th Air Mobility Operations Wing Commander's Coin x2 - Colonel


732D Air Mobility Sq
Chief Master Sergeant Coin

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715TH Air Mobility Operations Group
Airman of the Quarter - Q4 2021


ALS Graduate


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Airman of the Quarter - Q3 2021

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Airman of the Quarter - Q4 2021

  • Kunsan Air Base                                            November 6, 2018  November 6, 2020
    Gunsan-si, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
    8th Communications Squadron | Pacific Air Forces

    1st Permanent Duty Station

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  • Keesler Air Force Base                                         June 24, 2018  October 10, 2018
    Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
    336th Training Squadron | Air Education and Training Command
    Technical School

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  • Lackland Air Force Base                                           April 24, 2018  June 24, 2018
    San Antonio, Texas, USA
    320th Training Squadron | Air Education and Training Command

    Basic Military Training

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Airman's Coin

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Temporary Duty Stations

  • Kadena Air Base                                                                      May 21, 2023  May 26, 2023
    Okinawa, Japan

    Temporary Duty Station

  • Eielson Air Force Base                                            March 13, 2023  March 17, 2023
    Fairbanks, Alaska

    Temporary Duty Station

  • Keesler Air Force Base                                               April 24, 2022  May 5, 2022
    Biloxi, Mississippi, USA

    Temporary Duty Station

  • Anderson Air Force Base                                    February 20, 2022  March 6, 2022
    Yigo, Guam

    Temporary Duty Station


  • Staff Sergeant (SSgt)  |  E-5
    Selection Date: August 24, 2021
    Effective Dates: July 1, 2022 - Present

  • Senior Airman (SrA)  |  E-4
    Effective Dates: October 22, 2020  June 30, 2022 

  • Airman First Class (A1C)  |  E-3
    Effective Dates: September 19, 2018  October 21, 2020

  • Airman Basic (AB)  |  E-1
    Effective Dates: April 24, 2018  September 19, 2018

  • Ramstein Air Base                                     September 16, 2022  September 23, 2022
    Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

    Temporary Duty Station

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