John M. Gregory, Jr.

Army 11Z E-8, Active Duty

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

Years of Service: 21 years, July 1999 - Present

ETS'd June 2020


Business Unit Operations Team Leader, U. S. Army,
October 2017 - Present

Training and Development Facilitator, U. S. Army,
July 2013 - October 2017

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
July 2011 - July 2013

Work Experience

Business Unit Operations Team Leader October 2017 - Present

Army | 11Z | E-8 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Assisted in synchronizing business operations by effectively communicating with all the relevant people, business units, and coordinating all relevant inputs to ensure production output and on time delivery goals were achieved.
  • Prepared all written information management tools/documents designed to simplify business plan execution.
  • Assisted in managing the organization's 'Decision and Execution Cycle', which was the crucial management process designed to synchronize the organization's current and future operations.

Training and Development Facilitator July 2013 - October 2017

Army | 11B | E-7 | Camp Shelby, MS, USA

  • Provided students with opportunities to engage in problem-solving activities in the learning environment.
  • Created active learning in creative ways, such as group competitions, to develop accountability.
  • Assessed students and provided continuous feedback to students in reference to their leadership competency and performance.

Department Manager July 2011 - July 2013

Army | 11B | E-7 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • 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.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader September 2005 - July 2011

Army | 11B | E-6 | Schweinfurt, Germany

  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Led a team of 8 team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost


Army Good Conduct Medal

July 2017

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

December 2012

Bronze Star Medal

December 2012

Meritorious Service Medal

June 2011

Iraq Campaign Medal

October 2007

Presidential Unit Citation

October 2007

Army Commendation Medal with Valor

August 2007

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

June 2002

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

June 2002

National Defense Service Medal

May 2002

Kosovo Campaign Medal

September 2000

Army Achievement Medal

September 2000

NATO Medal

September 2000

Army Service Ribbon

November 1999

Training and Certifications

Training Developer Course

January 2016

Intermediate Facilitation Skills Course

August 2013

Foundation Instructor Facilitator Course

August 2013

Observer Coach/Trainer Course

June 2013


June 2011

Senior Leader Course

January 2010

Jumpmaster Course

November 2008

Advanced Leader Course

October 2008

First Aid

February 2007

Airborne School

October 2005

Advanced Leader Course

September 2005

Basic Leader Course

September 2004