Trent L Oswalt

Air Force 3D192 E-8, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 23 years, April 1997 - Present

ETS'd January 2020


Experience

Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
May 2019 - Present

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
September 2017 - May 2019

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
April 2013 - September 2017

Education

Computer & Information Science, University of Maryland University College,
January 2005 - June 2016

Work Experience

Department Manager May 2019 - Present

Air Force | 3D192 | E-8 | JBSA Randolph, TX, USA

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving business result.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

Assistant Department Manager September 2017 - May 2019

Air Force | 3D192 | E-8 | Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Led and influenced ## subordinate team leaders to accomplish critical business tasks and achieve organization objectives.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work of ## department team members.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

Assistant Department Manager April 2013 - September 2017

Air Force | 3D172 | E-8 | DISA Europe, Stuttgart, Germany

  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing situations, reaching conclusions, and making business decisions.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure department goals and planning processes were completed.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.

Team Leader Cyber Security Department November 2009 - April 2013

Air Force | 3D172 | E-6 | Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Assisted with the implementation of new platforms and features to meet lifecycle management and business requirements.
  • Assessed security vulnerabilities, identified mitigation plans, and successfully implemented them.
  • Ensured that the cyber security team was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader August 2005 - November 2009

Air Force | 3D172 | E-6 | Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • 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.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader August 2004 - August 2005

Air Force | 3D172 | E-5 | Kunsan Air Base, South Korea

  • 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.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.

Team Leader Data and Telecommunications Department January 2001 - August 2004

Air Force | 3D172 | E-5 | Brooks City Base, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Led and directed a data and telecommunications team of ## responsible for important aspects of the telecommunications system, including installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Matured and showed proven experience with multi-faceted telephony technologies such as [INSERT HARDWARE and SOFTWARE].
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.

Lead Business Operations Specialist April 1997 - January 2001

Air Force | 3D172 | E-4 | Andrews Air Force Base, MD, 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.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

May 2019

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

August 2017

Joint Service Achievement Medal

May 2016

Joint Service Achievement Medal

July 2014

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

April 2013

Joint Service Achievement Medal

December 2012

Air Force Commendation Medal

August 2005

Air Force Commendation Medal

August 2004

Air Force Achievement Medal

March 2001

Air Force Achievement Medal

May 2000

Air Force Achievement Medal

July 1999

Training and Certifications

Certified Network Defense Architect

August 2016

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

May 2016

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

May 2016

Certified Fiber Optic Technician

August 2014

CompTIA Security+

August 2013

ITIL Foundation

August 2013

EDUCATION

Computer & Information Science, Networking

University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD, USA

January 2005 - June 2016