David D Highsmith

Army 68C E-8, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 37 years, November 1981 - August 2018


Manager Business Operations Department, U. S. Army,
June 2014 - August 2018

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader, U. S. Army,
June 2010 - June 2014

Senior Medical Assistant, U. S. Army,
March 2008 - June 2010


Bachelor of Arts, Ashford University,
June 2012 - March 2015

Work Experience

Manager Business Operations Department June 2014 - August 2018

Army | 68C | E-8 | San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate business operations team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve business operations objectives.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of the business operation.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader June 2010 - June 2014

Army | 68C | E-7 | Horsham, PA, USA

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.

Senior Medical Assistant March 2008 - June 2010

Army | 68C | E-6 | Greenville, SC, USA

  • Obtained, compiled and recorded patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination.
  • Instructed and counseled patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development.
  • Visited and observed patients on hospital rounds or house calls, updated charts, ordered therapy, and reported back to physician.

Top Skills

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Army Good Conduct Medal

June 2018

Army Commendation Medal

August 2017

Army Achievement Medal

June 2017

Air Force Achievement Medal

September 2016

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

August 2012

Army Overseas Service Ribbon

December 2007

Bronze Star Medal

December 2007

Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal

December 2007

National Defense Service Medal

December 2007

Army Service Ribbon

December 2007

Army Reserve Overseas Training Ribbon

December 2007

Armed Forces Service Medal

December 2007

Iraq Campaign Medal

December 2007

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

August 2004

Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal

June 1993

Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon

August 1985


Bachelor of Arts, Military Studies

Ashford University, San Diego, CA, USA

June 2012 - March 2015 , GPA: 3.95

High School or GED

August 1977 - June 1981