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Samantha Washington
XXXX XXXXX XXXXXXX XXXX, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Professional Summary
  • Highly effective defense senior leader with extensive experience leading diverse organizations
  • Talented communicator and strategic planner, demonstrated ability to develop and transform vision into strategic plan
Commercial Airline Pilot Nov 2010Present United Airlines Washington, DC
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of 138 passengers and 5 crew members on an Airbus A320 aircraft ($90M)
  • Domestic and international operations
Expeditionary Strike Group Deputy Commander (equivalent to CEO) Jun 2008Oct 2010 United States Marine Corps Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, VA
  • Advise Senior Executive (General and Flag Officer) leadership on the strategic and operational employment of over 10,000 personnel and $5B resources in support of worldwide national security objectives
  • Deployed for 13 months in Middle East; developed counter-terror, counter-piracy and maritime security operational plans with senior military and international civilian leaders
  • Direct activities of 50 member staff in procedure and policy development, intelligence analysis, and deliberate/crisis action planning
  • Senior Marine ashore in Haiti, personally advised senior director of Joint Task Force on employment of Marine Corps resources in earthquake relief efforts

Branch Chief (equivalent to Managing Director) Oct 2005Jun 2008 United States Marine Corps Joint Staff, J-5, Pentagon, DC
  • Provided Joint Chiefs of Staff and Senior Executive Federal Department leadership with subject matter expertise on the following portfolio responsibilities: National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza; National Strategy for Aviation Security; National Strategy for Homeland Security
  • Invitational speaker at Army War College, Air War College, and senior military representatives of the Inter-American Defense Board
  • Directed staff of eight senior leaders tasked with strategic plan and policy development for Homeland Security and Defense
Action Officer (equivalent to Program Director), International Plans and Policy Jun 2004Oct 2005 United States Marine Corps Headquarters, USMC, The Pentagon, DC
  • Subject matter expert in Service capabilities and equities relevant in the Middle East region
  • Provided Marine Corps senior executive leadership with critical information regarding politico-military affairs
  • Coordinate with international partners and in situ leaders to strengthen relationships and build capacity 
Forward Air Operations (equivalent to Program Manager) Jun 2002May 2004 United States Marine Corps Camp Lejeune, NC
  • Developed plans, policies and procedures to streamline coordination between infantry personnel and supporting aircraft during combat operations in the Middle East
  • Deployed to Iraq, coordinated and supervised the delivery of close air support and medical evacuation in day/night operations
Executive Officer (equivalent to COO) Jun 1997May 2002 United States Marine Corps, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Yuma, AZ
  • Advise senior executive in leading 100 personnel and $400M in resources supporting air combat training in the US and international partners (Germany, Canada and Mexico)
  • Directed staff activities to ensure logistics and operational requirements were met against an annual budget of $80M
  • Mission commander and instructor pilot in the F-5E ($20M)
Tactical Leader and Aviator (equivalent to Program Manager) Sep 1985Jun 1997 United States Marine Corps San Diego , CA
  • Tactical aviator responsible for safe and effective operation of an aircraft (F-18C) in excess of $50M
  • Mission commander for multi-plane, carrier based missions in support of worldwide national strategic tasking
  • Additional duty as aircraft maintenance officer, responsible for the leadership and management of 150 personnel and over $700M in equipment and resources
  • Two tours of duty as an infantry forward air controller in combat operations in the Middle East
Student Naval Aviator Sep 1983Aug 1985 United States Marine Corps Pensacola, FL
  • Designated a Naval Aviator in August, 1985
Bachelor of Science : Criminal Justice May 1983 Saint Anselm College Manchester, NH
Marine Corps Command and Staff College Quantico, VA
Naval Aviator : Aviation Science Naval Flight School Pensacola, FL
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Previous Companies:

  • United Airlines
  • United States Marine Corps
  • Marine Corps Air Station Yuma

Previous Job Positions:

  • Commercial Airline Pilot
  • Expeditionary Strike Group Deputy Commander
  • Branch Chief
  • Action Officer
  • International Plans and Policy


  • Saint Anselm College
  • Marine Corps Command and Staff College
  • Naval Flight School

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Naval Aviator

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