Bruce Handy, Jr

Army 19D E-8, Active Duty

Killeen, TX

Years of Service: 20 years, April 2000 - Present

ETS November 2020


Experience

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
May 2017 - Present

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
December 2011 - November 2017

Training and Development Facilitator, U. S. Army,
May 2007 - December 2011

Education

Central Texas College,
August 2001 - Present

Work Experience

Department Manager May 2017 - Present

Army | 19D | E-8 | Killeen, Texas,

  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing business situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Department Manager December 2011 - November 2017

Army | 19D | E-7 | Columbus, GA, USA

  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.

Training and Development Facilitator May 2007 - December 2011

Army | 19D | E-6 | Radcliff, KY, USA

  • Managed the learning environment to ensure it was conducive to adult learning.
  • Provided opportunities for students to take initiative.
  • Adhered to adult learning principles and promoted active learning.

Manager Data and Telecommunications Department April 2004 - October 2009

Army | 19D | E-6 | Hinesville, GA, USA

  • Oversaw the organization's communication functions and was responsible for staff development, operations and plans, and organizational development and modernization.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader March 2005 - May 2007

Army | 19D | E-5 | Hinesville, GA, USA

  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.

Lead Business Operations Specialist January 2003 - March 2005

Army | 19D | E-4 | Hinesville, GA, USA

  • Led by example by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Assisted the team leader in directing and assessing the work, while achieving the end result.

Utility Worker January 1998 - March 2000

Nelson Mechanical Pensacola, FL, USA

  • concrete work
  • sewer, water, and storm drain pipe layer
  • Heavy Equipment Operator

Heavy Equipment Operator Apprentice August 1997 - May 1998

Gulf Atlantic Pensacola, FL, USA

  • Operated the rubber tire back hoe, front end loader, forklift, excavator, scrapper, and roller

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Army Good Conduct Medal

April 2018

NATO Medal

February 2017

Bronze Star Medal

February 2017

Meritorious Service Medal

December 2015

Army Achievement Medal

May 2015

Army Good Conduct Medal

April 2015

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

February 2015

Army Commendation Medal with Valor

June 2014

Army Achievement Medal

March 2013

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

December 2012

Army Commendation Medal

August 2012

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

April 2012

Army Good Conduct Medal

April 2012

NATO Medal

March 2012

Bronze Star Medal

January 2012

Iraq Campaign Medal

October 2009

Bronze Star Medal

May 2009

Army Good Conduct Medal

April 2009

Army Commendation Medal

April 2008

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

October 2007

Army Achievement Medal

February 2007

Army Commendation Medal

June 2006

Army Good Conduct Medal

April 2006

Bronze Star Medal

January 2006

Iraq Campaign Medal

January 2006

Army Commendation Medal

November 2005

Army Commendation Medal with Valor

April 2005

Combat Action Ribbon

February 2005

Presidential Unit Citation

January 2005

Army Commendation Medal

June 2004

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

April 2004

Army Achievement Medal

December 2003

Army Achievement Medal

May 2003

Army Good Conduct Medal

April 2003

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

January 2003

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

January 2003

Iraq Campaign Medal

January 2003

Korea Defense Service Medal

November 2001

National Defense Service Medal

July 2000

Armed Forces Service Medal

April 2000

Training and Certifications

Combat Life Saver

September 2019

Stryker Recon Vehicle crew Course

July 2014

Master Fitness Trainer

April 2014

Master Resiancy Trainer

July 2013

Unit Prevention Leader

March 2011

Air Assualt

December 2010

Equal Oppertunity

February 2010

M2/M3 COFT-E Instructor Trainer

December 2007

Instructor Trainers Course

September 2006

Small Group Facilitator

August 2002

EDUCATION

General

Central Texas College, Killeen, TX, USA

August 2001 - Present