James R Armagost

Army 15T E-7, Active Duty

Fort Hood, TX

Years of Service: 20 years, August 1999 - Present

ETS'd September 2019


Experience

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

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
May 2015 - July 2017

Assistant Manager Business Operations Department, U. S. Army,
May 2014 - May 2015

Education

High School or GED,
August 1995 - May 1999

Work Experience

Department Manager July 2017 - Present

Army | 15T | E-7 | Fort Hood, TX, USA

  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing business situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.

Department Manager May 2015 - July 2017

Army | 15T | E-7 | Fort Campbell, KY, USA

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving business result.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Assistant Manager Business Operations Department May 2014 - May 2015

Army | 15T | E-7 | Yongsan, Korea

  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.
  • Assisted with supervising the maintenance staff in scheduling and organizing property repairs with outside contractors as needed.

Training and Development Facilitator October 2012 - June 2014

Army | 15T | E-6 | Fort Rucker, AL, USA

  • Demonstrated an expertise in all course material including the course outcomes/goals, subject matter, and standards.
  • Established an environment where students were comfortable asking questions to increase learning proficiency.
  • Ensured learning standards were met and assessed during the course of instruction.
  • Provided students with opportunities to engage in problem-solving activities in the learning environment.

Department Manager August 2011 - October 2012

Army | 15T | E-6 | Fort Rucker, AL, USA

  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Korea Defense Service Medal

March 2015

Iraq Campaign Medal

March 2004

Army Meritorious Unit Commendation

February 2004

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

February 2004

National Defense Service Medal

February 2004

Army Good Conduct Medal

August 2003

Army Overseas Service Ribbon

March 2003

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

February 2003

Army Commendation Medal

October 2002

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

September 2002

NATO Medal

August 2002

Army Achievement Medal

January 2001

Training and Certifications

Aviation Life Support Equipment technician

April 2014

Total Army Instructor

May 2012

Master Resilience

March 2012

AIT Platoon Sergeant

September 2011

aviation badge

April 2000

EDUCATION

High School or GED

August 1995 - May 1999 , GPA: 2.9