Kent L Almond

Air Force 1C591 E-8, National Guard

Puyallup, Washington

Years of Service: 22 years, March 1990 - November 2012


Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
February 1999 - November 2012

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader, U. S. Air Force,
November 1995 - February 1999

Lead Cyber Security Technician, U. S. Air Force,
March 1994 - November 1995


Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management, University of Washington, College of Built Environments,
September 2015 - August 2018

Work Experience

Department Manager February 1999 - November 2012

Air Force | 1C591 | E-8 | National Guard Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader November 1995 - February 1999

Air Force | 1C591 | E-5 | National Guard Tyndall AFB, FL, USA

  • 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.

Lead Cyber Security Technician March 1994 - November 1995

Air Force | 1C591 | E-4 | Reserve MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL, USA

  • Oversaw and tracked security projects and ensured that all projects had properly skilled and trained staff.
  • Assisted with the implementation of new platforms and features to meet lifecycle management and business requirements.
  • Demonstrated a strong understanding of architecture, administration, and management of operating systems (various Linux distros, Windows, etc.), networking, and virtualization software.

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Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management, Sustainably built environments

University of Washington, College of Built Environments, Seattle, WA, USA

September 2015 - August 2018

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, Minor in Sustainability

University of Washington Tacoma, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Tacoma, WA, USA

December 2014 - June 2015 , GPA: 3.11