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William Brown
Professional Summary
U.S.Army Special Forces Warrant Officer with proven skills in collaborative leadership, budgetary management, and cross-cultural/cross-functional management with expertise in Military and International settings within thePacific Command (PACOM) Theater of Operations. Tactical and Technical expert in all aspects of Special Operations (SO) with demonstrated experience in the development and execution of Programs of Instruction (POI), StandardOperating Procedures (SOP) and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP). Proficient in classroom instruction, special activities, and logistics.  Military Instructor in Advanced SpecialOperations Techniques (ASOT) Level II Course and Special Forces Combat Dive Operations.Highly experienced in ASOT Level III tasks and WMD search operations in support of combat and contingency operations within the PACOM AOR and globally.   

Leader Instructor

Team player Budgetary management

Cross-cultural/cross-functional management Tactical and Technical expert

Experienced Special Forces Operator Mentor

Group Operations Officer/Battalion Senior Warrant Officer Advisor 07/2014 to Present
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Fort Lewis, WA
- Senior WarrantOfficer Advisor (SWOA) to the Battalion Commander; advisor on all aspects of SO to include ASOT, CBRN employment, and infiltration techniques, ensuring that all tactical and operational planning was nested with Brigade level operations,actions, and activities (OAA)  
-Senior SOF advisor to the Battalion commander on annual SO training requirements to ensure all forces were ready for deployment; provided mentorship, counseling, and professional development for a 538-person force
-Deployed as the Group Operations Officer (Brigade level) and Senior Special Operations Forces Representative; provided both tactical and technical guidance in developing a Combined Joint SpecialOperations Forces Task Force (CJSOTF) and Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Iraq strategic campaign plan against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant(ISIL) 
 -Developed, managed, and executed SOPs and TTPs in support of a nine nation SOF effort that develops Iraqi Security Forces to counter ISIL efforts within Iraq 
Theater Operations Officer/Counter Terrorism Operational Planning Team leader 07/2011 to 07/2014
Special Operations Command Pacific Camp Smith, HI
-SOF Theater lead for an Operational Planning Team (OPT) for the employment of all SOF, DOD, interagency and partner nation capabilities in support of Pacific Command (PACOM) in counter-terrorism (CT) 
-Key team member providing technical and tactical guidance to the Joint PlanningGroup (JPG), responsible for mission analysis, planning, coordination and execution of SOCPAC Joint Task Force 510 crisis response operations
-Managed and developed USSOF and host nation plans, training scenarios, and exercises for all OAA conducted within the South Asia region 
 -Hand selected by the two-star general of SOCPAC to be the Pacific Augmentation Team (PAT) leader in Nepal providing operational and tactical guidance for Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational (JIIM) and Partner Nationpriorities, capabilities, access and authorities via direct relationship withNational Capital Region, Partner Nations, and a developed USSOF network within the PACOM Area of Responsibility
Group Operations Officer/Battalion Operations Officer 08/2009 to 06/2011
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Fort Lewis, WA
-Synchronized and managed countless unit missions against the contingency and operational plans and budgets for an entire 1,100-person 1st Special ForcesGroup (1st SFG (A)); prioritizing multiple large-scale combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan while managing over 50 annual partnership training events in the PACOM AOR region with an annual budget of $15M
-Hand-selected by the command as the ASOT Level III to develop, manage, and update MARSOC SpecialOperations Task Force (SOTF) 81 special activities SOPs and TTPs during combat operations in Afghanistan
Company Operations Officer/Detachment Commander/Assistant Detachment Commander 06/2002 to 08/2009
1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Torii Station, Okinawa, JP
-Synchronized and managed numerous unit missions for CMDSOCPAC contingency, operational plans and Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) exercises for 1st Battalion, 1st SFG (A), prioritizing combat deployments to Iraq while managing over 23 annual partnership training events in the PACOM AOR region
-Oversaw and managed annual training for two Operational Detachment Alpha's (ODAs) for the operational and physical deployment of WMD search operations during JCS exercises and SOCPAC contingency operations
 -Leda 12-man Advanced Special Operations ODA for SOCPAC priority and contingency operations
-Served as primary instructor for bi-annual ASOT Level II courses, establishing lesson plans, training scenarios and execution of unit level ASOT Level II exercises
-Lead instructor/planner for sixteen operational and three combat advisory deployments to Iraq, southern Philippines and JCS/Joint Combined ExchangeTraining (JCET) exercises throughout the PACOM AOR  
Battalion Training Non-Commissioned Officer/Operational Detachment Alpha, Engineer Sergeant 09/1998 to 05/2002
1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Torii Station, Okinawa, JP
-Oversaw and managed the 1st BN, 1st SFG (A) training program and budget by adhering to U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) annual training guidance ensuring that all resources were available to execute/support all training
-Senior SF Engineer Sergeant for a hand-selected ODA to conduct WMD search operations throughout the PACOM AOR
-Combat advisory deployment to the southern Philippines
 -Lead instructor for eight operational missions (JCETs) and three JCS exercises to PACOM AOR countries with specific emphasis on CT/WMD, land and maritime reconnaissance and surveillance operations
-Primary instructor for Bi-annual Pre-Combat Diver Qualification Course
Company Operations NCO/ODA Engineer Sergeant 12/1994 to 08/1998
2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Fort Lewis, WA
-Senior SF Engineer Sergeant for a Combat Dive ODA that specialized in small boat operations and maritime and special reconnaissance
 -Primary instructor for Bi-annual Pre-Combat Diver Qualification Course
-Principal instructor during six operational missions (JCETs/JCS exercises) focused onmaritime operations and special reconnaissance throughout the PACOM AOR
Bachelor of Science: Administrative Management Jun 2012 Excelsior College - Albany, NY Graduateof the following military courses:  Survival-Evasion-Resistance-Escape(S.E.R.E) Course (1992), U.S. Army's Special Forces Qualification Course(1994), Special Forces Engineer Course (1994), Korean Language school (1994),Special Forces Combat Diver Qualification Course (CDQC) (1996), Special ForcesMilitary Free Fall Course (1998), Naval Special Warfare Dive Supervisor Course(1999), Special Forces Advance Non-commissioned Officer Course (SFANOC) (1999),Special Forces Warrant Officer Basic Course (2002), Advance Special OperationsTechniques (ASOT) Course (2004), SERE Peacetime GovernmentDetention and Hostage Detention(PGD/HD) Course (2007), SpecialForces Warrant Officer Advance Course (2008), Non-Conventional AssistedRecovery (NAR) Planners Course (2009), Warrant Officer Staff Course (2011) 
Previous rating in Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) of 1/1 in Korean and 1/1 inRussian
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Previous Companies:

  • 1st Special Forces Group Airborne
  • Special Operations Command Pacific
  • 1st Battalion

Previous Job Positions:

  • Group Operations Officer
  • Battalion Senior Warrant Officer Advisor
  • Theater Operations Officer
  • Counter Terrorism Operational Planning Team leader
  • Battalion Operations Officer


  • Excelsior College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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