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Amanda Ashman

Newport News,VA

Summary

Seasoned Staff Sergeant Debrief NCOIC offering 8 years of service in United States Air Force. Intelligent, insightful and well-organized with excellent decision-making abilities and sound judgment. Ready to take on challenging and growth-oriented positions. Oversees tactical, personnel and operational planning to meet dynamic mission needs. Adept at delivering training and closely mentoring junior team members to optimize knowledge and performance. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Overview

12
12
years of professional experience

Work History

Debrief NCOIC

United States Air Force
Langley AFB , VA
2018.04 - Current
  • Directed collection, organization and application of field intelligence and combat data to enhance troop safety and operational success.
  • Oversaw teams planning, implementing and realigning field and base operational strategies.
  • Prepared and delivered investigative reports and briefings.
  • Managed all aspects of administrative and personnel needs of ground supply operations.
  • Conducted and oversaw interrogations, briefings and debriefings.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Oversaw numerous Airman, while training new pilots going through flight school and learning to fly F-22 Raptor.

Aircraft Armament System Craftsman

United States Air Force
Langley AFB , VA
2020.10 - 2023.03
  • Expedited 10 personnel during day shift operations
  • Rated and supervised four personnel
  • Tested launch and suspension equipment for proper operation
  • Analyzed and repaired malfunctioning release systems
  • Conducted 250 post load inspections; corrected 14 grounding discrepancies
  • Troubleshot gun anomaly; identified and repaired four broken roller guides
  • Assisted Lockheed Martin missile-launcher failure in investigation; produced safer loading procedures
  • Organized three gun system maintenance training sessions
  • Completed 320 scheduled maintenance events
  • Troubleshot Common Organizational Level Tester(COLT) malfunction; fixed three bent pins saved Air Force $250K in replacement costs
  • Quality Assurance Honor Roll; 12 graded discrepancies noted
  • Maintained and ensured accuracy of Squadron Weapons Safety Program
  • Instructed six personnel on weapons programmable test kit use and inspection
  • Provided test cable repair training.
  • Identified and repaired missile launcher wire chafing prevented $280K in damage and weapons system failure
  • Ascertained gun jam during Red Flag operations; removed ammunition container discovered and repaired 400 broken carriers
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to complete projects on time.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.

Aircraft Armament System Apprentice

United States Air Force
Langley AFB , VA
2016.08 - 2020.10

  • Performed required functional checks of aircraft armament systems to ensure reliability
  • Installed, removed and inspected suspension equipment, aircraft gun, and associated components
  • Recognized by Aircraft Maintenance Unit maintenance officer for outstanding performance; presented Squadron coin
  • Key player in preparing for arrival of 24 additional F-15 aircraft to support Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Assisted managing $1.2 million dollar weapons support equipment account
  • Maintained 100 percent pass rate on all quarterly evaluations performed by Weapons Standardization
  • Completed preventive and reparative maintenance on aircraft electronics and computer systems.
  • Provided for servicing, maintenance and protection of aircraft while away from home station.
  • Monitored parts department and placed orders for maintenance supplies on consistent basis.
  • Recorded maintenance actions in aircraft logbooks.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving issues.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
  • Earned two Air Force Achievement medals during two deployments to Al Udeid, Qatar and Al Dhafra, UAE
  • Hand selected for OCN duty in Al Jaber, Kuwait
  • Worked in management position training 21 airman to debrief Aircraft as senior airman.

Manager

Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt
Hanover , PA
2012.08 - 2015.09
  • Expanded cross-functional organizational capacity by collaborating across departments on priorities, functions and common goals.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Maximized performance by monitoring daily activities and mentoring team members.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with customers and suppliers through account development.
  • Improved staffing during busy periods by creating employee schedules and monitoring call-outs.
  • Evaluated suppliers to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational performance.
  • Onboarded new employees with training and new hire documentation.

Education

Bachelor of Arts - Psychology

Saint Leo University
Saint Leo, FL
05.2023

Some College (No Degree) - Airman Leadership School

Community College of The Air Force
Montgomery, AL

High School Diploma -

New Oxford Senior High School
New Oxford, PA
2001

Skills

  • Security Clearance
  • Aircraft Repair and Maintenance
  • Non Commissioned Officer in Charge
  • Technical Documentation Reading
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Government Travel
  • Life Skills Development
  • Document Management
  • Microsoft Office

Timeline

Aircraft Armament System Craftsman

United States Air Force
2020.10 - 2023.03

Debrief NCOIC

United States Air Force
2018.04 - Current

Aircraft Armament System Apprentice

United States Air Force
2016.08 - 2020.10

Manager

Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt
2012.08 - 2015.09

Bachelor of Arts - Psychology

Saint Leo University

Some College (No Degree) - Airman Leadership School

Community College of The Air Force

High School Diploma -

New Oxford Senior High School
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