Team Leader, Team 2, 4th Platoon, 2nd Force Reconnaissance (Task Force HVT)
Episode 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12
Interviewer: Chief Warrant Officer William Hutson
Camp Baharia, Iraq - November 16, 2004
Courtesy of the Department of Defense and the U.S. Marine Corps History Division
Military background and experience: enlisted 1995. SOI, EI company, tried out for all Marine Wrestling team, 3/8, 2nd Force Recon Company indoctrination, went to Recon Bn, then went to Amphibious Recon school, jump school, static line jump masters, did a float, mentions others, made a team leader, float, Kosovo, R&S, Sniper and Dive School, Marine Combat Instructor Water Survival, then did a MEU workup, 9-month float, with 24 MEU, OIF-1, some Recon and Surveillance. RIP instructor (recon indoc program). Picked up a team, SOTG, Direct Action package. Arrived in Iraq August 15.
Source: U.S. Marine Corps History Division