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Ryan M.

Guerard 6330 Patriot Pass Sparta, WI 54656


608-855-0368
ryan.guerard1@gmail.com
Linkedin.com/in/ryan-guerard-3b135993
http://guerardhw499.weebly.com

Military professional with managerial experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in project management,
strategic planning, and exceptionally organized. Desires a challenging role as a Wellness Manager.

Department of Defense Security Clearance: SECRET Level


Currently Active

Skills
Reports generation and analysis Operations management
Weight management experience Staff management
Familiar with wellness practices Computer proficient
Firm grasp on nutrition and exercise prescription Results oriented
Highly organized Confident public speaker
Effective team leader Data management

Education
July 2017
Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness/ Kaplan
University

Military Education
Battle Staff- 2014
Field Artillery Master Gunners Course- 2014
Senior Leaders Course- 2011
Master Resilience Trainer Course- 2010
Provider Resiliency Training- 2009
Warrior Transition Unit Cadre Course- 2009
Advanced Leaders Course- 2007
Combat Life-Savers Course- 2001
Hygiene/ Sanitation Course- 2000
Air Assault Course- 2000
Basic Leader Course- 1999
FMTV Training- 1997
Professional Experience
November 2015- Present

Brigade Operations NCO/ 181 Infantry Brigade, Fort McCoy, WI


Serves as the Brigade Operations Sergeant of an Active Component/Reserve Component Division West (DW),
First Army, Multi-Functional Training Support Brigade serving in four states. Chief of Operations in fulfilling
congressionally mandated support to Army National Guard and Army Reserve units in Wisconsin, Illinois and
Minnesota. Responsible for writing, publishing, monitoring, and tracking all Brigade orders and orders suspense
dates. Responsible for analysis of higher HQ's directed orders to determine Brigade requirements, training,
scheduling and compliances are met.

March 2014 November 2015

Master Gunner & Operations Sergeant / 1/37FA, Fort Lewis, WA


Served as the Master Gunner in a M777A2, 155MM towed (3x6), howitzer Battalion assigned to 1st Brigade
Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), 2nd Infantry Division; regionally aligned with Pacific Command
(PACOM) and part of the Army Contingency Force (ACF). Is the subject matter expert and advises the
commander on weapon system capabilities and limitations; responsible for the management and execution of the
battalion certification and weapons qualification program. Assists in the organization and execution of all
collective training within the battalion; provides over watch and guidance within the daily operations of the
Tactical Operations Center (TOC).

January 2011-March 2014

Platoon Sergeant / 1/37FA, Fort Lewis, WA


Platoon Sergeant for a M777A2, 155mm towed Howitzer Platoon in direct support of 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat
Team (SBCT), 2nd Infantry Division. Is responsible for all aspects of the platoon's readiness and assists in the
training and welfare of 50 Soldiers and the professional development of 12 NCOs. Supervises all howitzer section
operations, develops the perimeter defense, consolidates and prepares historical firing data. Responsible for and
provides guidance in areas of maintenance and accountability of three M777A2 howitzers and artillery equipment
valued at over $10,000,000.

October 2009-January 2011

Wounded Warrior Cadre Platoon Sergeant / Walter Reed Army Medical


Center, Washington, DC
Served as Platoon sergeant (PSG) at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in the district capital region. Was the
first line supervisor for more than 60 wounded, ill or injured soldiers undergoing there health care
requirements. The PSG is responsible for facilitating the resolution of administrative issues and helps guide the
Soldier through the Warrior Transition Unit (WTU) process. Enforced all military standards and tracked the
completion of the Soldiers transition either back to duty or into the civilian sector.

December 2008-January 2009

Platoon Sergeant / 4/25FA, Fort Drum, NY


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Platoon Sergeant of a M119A2 direct support Field Artillery Platoon; responsible for the welfare, training, and
proficiency of 40 junior Soldiers; responsible for leadership training, mentoring, and evaluating 17 NCOs;
mentors the Platoon Leader in the planning, preparation, and execution of collective training in support of the
Brigade's full spectrum operation; supervises platoon operations and maintenance of all assigned platoon
equipment valued in excess of $10,000,000; directly responsible for the morale, welfare, discipline, and
accountability of 57 personnel; trains platoon on METL and non-traditional tasks.

February 2008-December 2008

Gunnery Sergeant / 4/25FA, Fort Drum, NY


Served as a Gunnery Sergeant in a M119A2 105MM Firing Battery assigned to 4/25FA Field Artillery Battalion;
supervises handling, transportation, accountability and distribution of M119A2 Ammunition; assists section chiefs
in supervision of M119A2 operations, maintenance and training; submits timely RSOP reports to platoon POC or
responsible for laying M119A2 in degraded operations; periodically conducts bore sighting and basic periodic
tests to ensure Paladin is operational; accountable for M119A2 105MM Platoons radius and quadrants IAW FM
3.09-70.

July 2004-February 2008

Howitzer Section Chief / 4/25FA, Fort Drum, NY


Serves as a Howitzer Section Chief in a M119A2 Howitzer Section in the Army's first rapidly deployable Infantry
Battalion Task Force that is part of the 3rd Infantry Division and a worldwide contingency mission for a Field
Artillery Battery; prepares howitzer for direct and indirect fire; supervises the handling and care of ammunition;
supervises operator and crew maintenance of the howitzer, prime mover and all section equipment valued in
excess of $2,000,000; responsible for leading and training seven personnel on their MOS and basic Soldier skills;
trains personnel on METL tasks and non-traditional tasks focused on the unit's mission.

October 2001-December 2003

Gunner / 4/27FA, Baumholder, Germany


Serves as a Howitzer Gunner in the Army's first rapidly deployable Infantry Battalion Task Force that is part of
the 1 Armored Division, capable of executing multiple world-wide contingency missions; assists in the
preparation and accountability of the M109A6 howitzer for direct and indirect fire; responsible for the
maintenance of the M109A6 155mm Howitzer and associated equipment valued at over $4,000,000; assists the
Chief of Section in training, health, welfare, and discipline of seven Soldiers.

May 1999-October 2001

Gunner / 1/377FA, Fort Bragg, NC


Serves as a Howitzer Gunner in the Army's first rapidly deployable Air Assault Artillery Battalion Task Force that
is part of the 18th Field Artillery Brigade, capable of executing multiple world-wide contingency missions; assists
in the preparation and accountability of the M198 155mm howitzer for direct and indirect fire; responsible for the
maintenance of the M198 155mm Howitzer associated r equipment valued at over $2,000,000; assists the Chief
of Section in training, health, welfare, and discipline of eight Soldiers.

March 1998-May 1999

Training Room NCO / 1/15FA, Camp Casey, Korea

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Maintains all training support materials; prepares materials for advising the unit commander on military education
requirements and forwards applications for Army Service schools; provides the information required for the unit
status report; attends all unit training meetings; develops and publishes unit training calendar and schedules;
forecasts and secures training resources to include training sites; develops and maintains all training records;
operates ATRRS and other training systems.

January 1997-March 1998

Cannon Crew Member / 1/377FA, Fort Bragg, NC


Responsible for the actual safe firing of the M198 155MM Howitzer; loads the projectile and receives the powder
charge; ensures the correct fuse and the correct amount of propellant charge in each fire mission; responsible for
keeping Howitzer combat loaded with rounds at all times; also responsible for keeping the breech and bore of the
Howitzer clean after firing; understands all fire commands.

Awards
Bronze Star Medal (2nd Award)
Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award)
Army Commendation Medal (3rd Award)
Army Achievement Medal (4th Award)
Presidential Unit Citation
Meritorious Unit Commendation (2nd Award)
Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award)
National Defense Service Medal- (2nd Award)
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (3rd Award, w/ Combat Star)
Iraq Campaign Medal (2nd Award, w/ Combat Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Korea Defense Service Medal
Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (w/ numeral 3)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
NATO Medal
Combat Artillery Badge
Air Assault Qualification