Niya Harris

Niya Harris

Work History

Work History
Sep 1998 - Present

Officer

US Army
Nov 2011 - Present

Support Operations Mobility Officer in Charge

US Army

As the brigade support operations mobility officer in the 501st Sustainment Brigade I conducted ground, air, sea, and rail transport planning operations in management. I planned and directed the utilization the equipment to include maintenance, safety and routing while coordinating with host nation unit (Republic of Korean Military) assets and road and rail networks in South Korea. I provided technical expertise to higher headquarters for transportation policies and procedures. I planned and accomplished expeditious movement for both Soldiers and cargo by motor and rail worldwide. I serve as a liaison officer with the Republic of Korean Military and commercial motor and rail transport of cargo. I am directly responsible for the health, welfare, training and miracle of 10 Soldiers, Republic of Korean Military Soldiers and civilians.

Oct 2009 - Nov 2011

Company Commander

US Army

I served as a Company Commander for a Headquarters and Headquarters Company in the 101st Division. I was responsible for 370 Soldiers, Officers, Airmen, Seamen and civilians dispersed across eighteen different forward operating bases in the most dangerous areas in Afghanistan. There were troops in this company that had over 35 military specialties and occupations all necessary for the sustainment of regions North and South in Afghanistan. Responsible for the daily administration, accountability and physical training of two higher headquarters, one battalion consolidated motor pool, dining facility and one medical treatment platoon. Responsible for ensuring all the troops completed their annual training in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. I managed a property book with a receipt value of at an estimated 25 million dollars.

Apr 2006 - Oct 2009

Platoon Leader

US Army

I led 40 Soldiers and Officers in a quartermaster company which supports the 3rd Infantry division. I was responsible for the care and accountability of the headquarters operations and facilities. I also assisted with the coordination, scheduling of training, supervising the Soldiers in the headquarters platoon. I was also responsible and successfully maintained of the accountability, maintenance, operations, and readiness of equipment valued in excess of three million dollars. I also designed and implement load plans procedures for my battalion with helped my unit identify their equipment in Kuwait and Iraq. I implemented a physical fitness program which improved my Soldiers scores by 20 percent. I was also selected over seniors in my unit to fill in for the company commander on several occasions.

Feb 2003 - Mar 2006

Cargo Specialist Noncommissioned Officer in Charge

Requested and coordinated transport capability to meet a movement mission plan. I prepared transportation movement documents and related forms for all types of shipments and modes of travel for equipment and cargo while stationed in Fort Hood, Texas.Monitored all freight, cargo, and materiel shipments to ensure accountability; requests, coordinates, and monitors movement schedules and programs. Ensured transport capability is appropriate, cost effective, and meets mission requirements. Operated automated data processing equipment to document movement information and responded to shipment inquiries, discrepancies, and routine transactions.

Sep 1998 - Jan 2003

Transportation Management Coordinator

US Army

While stationed in Grafenwohr, Germany I coordinated, monitored, controlled and supervised the movement of personnel, equipment, and cargo by air, rail, highway and water. I determined the most efficient mode of transport that accomplishes mission requirements. I was responsible for the movement of the 1/25th Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) which entitled coordinating:the transport of unit equipment and personnel using air, rail, and ground transportation assets. I developed and reviewed movement programs for logistical support functions for all Field Training Exercises (FTX). I was accountable for over $250,000 worth of ancillary equipment within the 25th Brigade Support Battalion, support operations office.

Education

Education
Jan 2009 - Jul 2011

Maters of Science

University of Maryland College Park
Jan 2001 - Oct 2006

Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Administration

Columbia Southern University

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word

Interest

Spending time with family and traveling

Certifications

Certifications
Jan 2002 - Present

Unit Movement Officer

US Air Force
Apr 2003 - Present

Applied Social Intervention Skills Training

Department of Defense
May 2003 - Present

Hazard Driving Course

Department of Defense
Jul 2004 - Present

Army Sling Load Inspecting Course

Department of Defense
Sep 2006 - Present

Equal Opportunity Leader (EOL)

Department of Defense
Aug 2007 - Present

Combat Life Saving (CLS)

Department of Defense
Dec 2007 - Present

Unit Victim Advocate Program (UVA)

Department of Defense
Feb 2008 - Present

Unit Prevention Leader (UPL)

Department of Defense
2010 - Present

SALT Water Training

Department of Defense
May 2011 - Present

Installation Risk Reduction Program Training

Department of Defense

Secret

US Federal Government