Educational Services Officer (ESO)
Command Career Counselor and Educational Services Officer for U.S. Navy CENTCOM Forward Headquarters, Afghanistan.
FORCE MULTIPLIER. Established a country-wide, 23-member retention team, which increased and expanded career support for Sailors. He completed over 770 Career Development Boards, 600 Perform to Serve applications, 21 rate conversion packages, 236 reenlistments or service extensions, and tax-free bonus packages totaling over $400,000.
MOTIVATING PRESENCE. As Educational Services Officer, provided educational services for a rotating population of over 1,500 Individual Augmentee Sailors and traveled over 7,000 miles across Afghanistan and endured 13 indirect fire attacks to support Sailors. Processed 1,657 advancement examinations to ensure all personnel were given the opportunity to meet career milestones and advance their careers while forward-deployed.
As Educational Services Officer, his administrative skills were essential in managing over 300 advancement exams for a crew of 180 Sailors.