Arthur S Abdon

Augusta Georgia 30909
(580) 595-1529

United States Army
United States Navy

 

 

Keywords:

Secret Security Clearance, Intelligence, Supervisor, Event Management, Facility Manager, Graphics, Graphic Artist, Art Director, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Web Design, Flash, Dreamweaver, Visual Arts, Fine Arts, Chaplain, Leadership, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, First Aid, Detail-Oriented, Trustworthy, Compassionate, Responsible, Customer Service

 

Key Qualifications:

  • Designed Award Winning Coins, Certificates, Posters for Military Units and Organization
  • Developed and upgraded standard operating procedures which allowed the organization to run smoother
  • Supervised 20+ employees as Senior Advisor
  • Conducted quality annual training with 50+ personnel
  • Administered monthly evaluations and counseled individuals on how to perform their duties more proficiently
  • Planned, administered and controlled budgets for contracts of over $330K worth of equipment and supplies
  • Managed and in charge of day to day operations of over $500K worth of equipment facilities with zero losses
  • Utilized customer service skills as an Administrative Specialist in Human Resources department at Wurzburg Hospital Barracks, Germany and Fort Eustis
  • Worked as a Budget and Funds Clerk balancing monthly budgets for the installation of Fort Eustis, while still a full time Soldier and Chaplain Assistant
  • Entrusted with U.S. Government Secret Security Clearance service with the Army

 

Education:

Cameron University (Lawton, OK)
2010

  • Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies (Art and Business)

Cameron University (Lawton, OK)
2009

  • Associates of Arts Business and Military Science

Living Works  contact for info HERE

  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training): Suicide Intervention Training

 

Military Education:

ARMY:
2013 – Authorization and Budgeting for Government Purchasing Credit Card, certification
2013 – Army Basic Instructor’s Course, certification
2012 – Senior Leadership Course (SLC), certification
2006 – Advanced Leadership Course (ALC), certification
Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC), Fort Knox
Drivers Training

NAVY:
1993 – Fleet Hospital Course  (Port Hueneme, CA)
1992 – 60 MM Mortar Team  (Port Hueneme, CA)

 

United States Army

Chaplain Assistant Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO), 2004-present
2010 – Present (Fort Gordon, GA)
2005 – 2010, Managed 5 chapels (Fort Sill, OK)
2004 – 2005  NCO for chapel (Fort Eustis, VA)

  • Supported UMT (Unit Ministry Team) programs
  • Managed and responsible for day to day operations of 5 chapels
  • Counseled individuals on how to perform duties proficiently
  • Conducted pre-screening for individuals needing pastoral care from US Army Chaplain
  • Provided expertise in religious support and religious support operations
  • Responded to the needs of Soldiers, Family members and other authorized personnel
  • Coordinate and recommend policy for the command
  • Assisted in sustaining and developing Army values, moral leadership, and conflict resolution skills

Administration Specialist (Fort Eustis, VA, and Wurzburg Germany)
2000 – 2004

  • Took care of personnel paperwork in transportation brigade and logistical aviation unit
  • In charge of mail room
  • Took care of promotions, awards, and personnel actions paperwork for the medical unit

 

United States Navy:

Engineering Aid
1989 – 1997
Deployed from Port Hueneme, CA to:
Camp Fuji, Japan,
Okinawa, Japan,
Guam,
Philippines,
Pohnpei Island,
Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico,
Saudi Arabia,
Naval Reserve Center, San Antonio, TX,
Anacostia Naval Base, Washington, DC

  • Was the US Navy Engineering Aid for the Construction Battalion Officers, Active Duty and Reserved
  • Survey construction sites, Soil Test the area, and Designated draftsman

 

Recognitions/Awards:

2008Won 1st place for Art Category for Martin Luther King Jr Celebration for Cameron University and Cameron Baptist

 

Additional Information:

  • ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – Suicide Intervention Training
  • EMM – Emergency Medical Ministry – two week course presented by the Department of Pastoral Ministry Training (DPMT) training for emergency and combat medical ministry
  • As graphic Artist worked in San Antonio as a civilian art director in an awards company creating and designing insignias, crests, and logos for military units and companies
  • Volunteer for military units – Army and Navy over 20 years created and designed Insignias and logos to help build company moral and for visual identity of organization

 

 

References:

Work Reference:
Mark E. Thompson, Chaplain
(706) 285-1958
Email Mark  HERE

Barth Greg Edison, Chaplain
(254) 466-4073
Email Barth  HERE

Personal Reference:
Jonathan Criss

(703) 376-7358

 

 

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