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Linguist/Interpreter (Pashto/Urdu): 11/2009-12/2014

Kandahar Airfield (KAF)-Kandahar, Afghanistan. Worked in the Regional Command-South (RC-S) Area of Operation, under and in support of NATO and ISAF forces in Afghanistan. Performed and provided Linguist services to American forces within the Kandahar City area. Served as a  Linguist while holding a NATO Security Clearance of Secret. Acted as Interpreter, between members of the 82nd Airborne Division and local Afghan Police Forces (ANP). These Linguist services included talking directly with the local population, both in Pashto and Urdu, along with translating for American Officers when they met with their Afghan Police counterparts. Have also performed written translation, while taking notes between American Officers and local Afghan Police Commanders. Translated for American Investigators, while interviewing local Afghan workers. Such interviews included taking down information in Pashto and Urdu, while collecting Biographical information on the interviewee. Passed on collected information to American Investigators and American Counter Intelligence personnel, in a translated American English format. Personally handled written information, up to the classified level of Secret, while inputting information into the Biometric Automated Toolset System (BATS). While engaging with local Afghan workers in Pashtu, have collected such other information such as personal Biometrics, that included Iris Scans, fingerprinting, and facial recognition photos. Conducted over 700 missions alongside the US Military, while translating for them on combat patrols outside the wire, within the Kandahar City area.

Work History

Jul 2015Sep 2015

Slot Operations

Caesars Casino,Atalntic City NJ

Customer Service


May 2015Sep 2015

Urdu/Pashto Court Interpreter

Legal Interpreter LLC

Perform simultaneous and consecutive modes of interpretation to precisely convey meaning and nuances in Urdu/Pashto and English during criminal, civil, and felony proceedings.

Apr 2013Dec 2014

Pashto/Urdu Linguist

Torres Advanced Enterprise Solutions, LLC.

Pashto, Urdu Language Linguist.Torres Advanced Enterprise, subcontract company to WSLLC in Kandahar,Afghanistan.Translated for American Investigators, while interviewing local Afghan workers. Such interviews included taking down information in Pashto and Urdu, while collecting Biographical information on the interviewee. Passed on collected information to American Investigators and American Counter Intelligence personnel, in a translated American English format. Personally handled written information, up to the classified level of Secret, while inputting information into the Biometric Automated Toolset System (BATS). While engaging with local Afghan workers in Pashtu, have collected such other information such as personal Biometrics, that included Iris Scans, fingerprinting, and facial recognition photos.

Jun 2012Nov 2012

Pashto Linguist

WorldWide Language Resources,Inc

Worked as a Pashto Linguist for Australian Defense Forces for six months, in the Uruzgan (Afghanistan) Area of Operation. Served as a  Linguist while holding a NATO Security Clearance of Secret. Duties were to interpret during official investigations, and during interrogations. Translated Classified written documents from Pashto to an English format. Assisted Australian Investigators by providing one-on-one translation during their interaction with the local nationals of the area. 

Nov 2009Mar 2012

Linguist/Interpreter (Pashto/Urdu)

Mission Essential Personnel

 Kandahar Airfield (KAF)-Kandahar, Afghanistan. Worked in the Regional Command-South (RC-S) Area of Operation, under and in support of NATO and ISAF forces in Afghanistan. Performed and provided Linguist services to American forces within the Kandahar City area. Served as a  Linguist while holding a NATO Security Clearance of Secret. Acted as Interpreter, between members of the 82nd Airborne Division and local Afghan Police Forces (ANP). These Linguist services included talking directly with the local population, both in Pashto and Urdu, along with translating for American Officers when they met with their Afghan Police counterparts. Have also performed written translation, while taking notes between American Officers and local Afghan Police Commanders. Assisted in training ANP (Afghan National Police), in searching, responding to medical emergency, and in weapons training. Translated during Shura meetings with Kandahar Sub-Governor, and meetings with local village elders. Conducted over 700 missions alongside the US Military, while translating for them on combat patrols outside the wire, within the Kandahar City area.

Jun 1990Nov 2009

Slot Attendant Supervisor

Tropicana Casino and Resort

Responsible for the direct Supervision of attendants,including performance evaluations and redirection etc.

SECURITY CLEARANCE LEVEL - TS/SCI

March2016Present

Urdu -Pashto Linguist

CWU Inc

Education

Sep 1984

Bachelor of Arts

Islamia College Peshawar

English Literature,Urdu Literature,Law,Political Science

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