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SSG Brandon C. Traister



To obtain a position within your organization utilizing my experience and education

Work Experience

Oct 2015Present

Flight Paramedic

MidAtlantic Medevac

As a flight paramedic for Mid Atlantic Medevac I am responsible for providing advanced life support and critical care while applying principles of flight physiology and safety in the Delaware Valley Area.

Oct 2014Present

Medical Instructor

Davis Defense Group

As a medical instructor for Davis Defense Group my duties include instruction of Combat Lifesaver Course and Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course to U.S. Air Force Personnel at the Air Advisory Academy on McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey.

Feb 2013Present

Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic (MICP)

Inspira Health Network (INH)

Provide advanced life support (ALS) emergency medical services in Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties in New Jersey. Formerly known as Underwood Memorial Hospital. I am also a part time Advanced Cardiac Life Support and CPR Instructor. 

Oct 2009Oct 2013

Firefighter/EMT (Career Fill-In)

Winslow Township

Provide emergency services to a population of 40,000 (2010 Census) and a coverage area of 58 square miles, Ancora Psychiatric Hospital & motorist on the Atlantic City Expressway. Work in conjunction with law enforcement from the New Jersey State Police and Winslow Township Police Department & MICU Paramedics from AtlantiCare (Atlantic Co.), Underwood (Gloucester Co.) and Virtua Health.

Sep 2009Feb 2013

Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic (MICP)

Virtua Health MICU

Provided advanced life support (ALS) emergency medical services in Burlington and Camden Counties in New Jersey. Successfully completed internship in 2011. 

Mar 2007Jun 2008

Project Coordinator

Global Protection

As project coordinator for this homeland security / medical supply company by responsibilities included designing and publishing the Company’s Product Catalog, managing the company’s U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule using GSA Advantage Software & setting up Points-of-Distribution (PODs) for the States of California, Kentucky, Ohio and Missouri.

May 2002Jun 2008

Infantry Squad Leader

U.S. Army Infantry

Enlisted in the U.S. Army Infantry at Fort Dix, NJ in 2002. Completed Infantry Training at Fort Benning, GA in 2003. Deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and assigned to Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) in Sinai, Egypt from 2004-2005. Promoted to the rank of Sergeant (SGT) and position of team leader in 2005. Completed Desert Warfare Training at National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA in 2005. Deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and assigned to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) in Al Anbar, Iraq from 2005-2006. Assigned to U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team in Habbaniyah, Iraq in 2005. Led a team of four soldiers that provided security for UMSC EOD Personnel. Promoted to the position of squad leader in Ramadi, Iraq in 2006. Led a squad of twelve soldiers that conducted daily foot patrols in Northern Ramadi (Al Jazeera).  Honorably Discharged from Active Duty Service and assigned to New Jersey Army National Guard at Fort Dix, NJ in 2006. Completed Marksmanship Training at the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), Fort Benning, GA in 2007. Promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant (SSG) at Fort Dix, NJ in 2007. Honorably Discharged from Reserve Service and placed on Inactive Ready Reserve (IRR) at Fort Dix, NJ in 2008. Please note that I am not subject to recall and have no further obligation of service.

Jun 2001Apr 2004

Security Officer

Borough of Pine Valley

As a security officer for the Borough of Pine Valley my responsibilities included the following: control of all entry and exit points, monitoring all alarm systems and video surveillance equipment and working with the local police force to ensure the security of the Borough.


Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Disaster Life Support (ADLS), Advanced Life Support (ALS), Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Emergency Medical Services - Instructor (EMS-I), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Emergency Medicine, Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC), Flight Medicine, Incident Command System (ICS), International Trauma Life Support (ITLS), Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic (MIC-P), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Pharmacology, Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI), Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), Telemetry, Trauma
Military Service
Advanced Infantry Training, Base Security Operations, Basic Combat Training, Battle Drills, Close Quarters Marksmanship (CQM), Combat Foot Patrols, Combat Lifesaver (CLS), Communication Security (COMSEC), Convoy Operations, Counseling, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Security, Foot Patrols, Global Position Systems (GPS) Navigation, Information Operations (IO), Intelligence Gathering, Joint Force Operations, Land Navigation, Marksmanship Training, Mechanized Infantry Operations, Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT), Mission Briefings, Mission Planning, Mission Reports, Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Professional Development, Peacekeeping Operations, Physical Fitness Training, Quick Reaction Force (QRF), Riot Control, Slingload Operations, Squad Level Tactics, Troop Leading Procedures (TLP), Vehicle Maintenance & Repair


Jun 2016Present


Excelsior College, Albany, New York
Jan 2012May 2012


Camden County Fire Academy

Fire Science

Jan 2007Feb 2007


U.S. Army NCO Academy


Sep 1997Jun 2001


Cherokee High School

General Studies


Nov 2014Nov 2018

Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C)

Board for Critical Care Transport Certification
Dec 2015Dec 2017

Air-Medical Crew Member (ACM-FP)

State of New Jersey, Trenton, New Jersey


Nov 2013Nov 2016

Critical Care Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (CCEMT-P)

University of Maryland Baltimore (UMBC)
Feb 2012Present

Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic (MICP)

State of New Jersey, Dept of Health and Senior Services, Office of Emergency Medical Services
Feb 2012Present

Nationally Registered Paramedic (NREMT-P)

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicans (NREMT), Columbus, Ohio
Jan 2013Present


State of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Mar 2008Present

Notary Public

State of New Jersey, Trenton, New Jersey
May 2012Present


State of New Jersey, Division of Fire Safety (DFS), Trenton, New Jersey



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