Introduction - Sebastian

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noms275
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Introduction - Sebastian

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Gentlemen,

I started my journey to Regiment back in 2007 coming to this forum for mentorship and guidance as I prepared to enlist. I picked up my 11x Opt 40 in late 2007 and shipped to basic in January 2008. I graduated RIP in August 2008 and was off to 2/75. Spent my first year in HHC, got my tab in August 2009, and then was assigned to D Co. serving as a rifleman, automatic rifleman, and team leader (2x OIF 2x OEF). I separated from the Army in May 2012.

After my ETS I had no plan. I completed college before my enlistment, but didn't want to pursue a civilian career in my field of study - Criminology. Thanks to HireHeroes USA I was able to speak to a consultant and update my resume to be "civilian-employer-friendly" and post that resume to their job board. After a period of some months I was contacted by an advertising and marketing agency; a field where I had absolutely zero qualification or experience. Long story short- I've been working at this agency for nearly seven years and have worked my way to a Management Director position. My Ranger experience has no doubt enabled me to follow a successful path in advertising.

My entry into Regiment and transition into civilian sector are what brings me back to the forum today. Looking back, over a decade ago, I found a great deal of value in reading the various threads about RIP, Ranger School, and life in Regiment. I was mentored by Ranger Bill who set me up with a PT program and a couple of books to read that prepared me (physically and mentally) for each step in my initial entry training and beyond. Today I can look at my civilian career and attribute my growth and performance to the skills I learned and honed under the leadership and mentorship of the NCOs and officers in my platoon. I'm coming here now to hopefully pay all of that forward.

I aim to provide mentorship those seeking to earn a place in Regiment. I also want to be a resource to Rangers who have decided to transition out of the Army. I know that process can be difficult at times and I want to lend whatever help I can to Rangers as they find a new path that will be fulfilling, challenging, and allow them to support themselves and their families for the rest of their lives.

RLTW,
Sebastian
D Co. 2/75
AUG 2008 - MAY 2012
RIP Class 09-08
Ranger School Class 09-09

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Welcome to the site.

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Re: Introduction - Sebastian

Post by CharlieRanger1FFV »

Welcome to the site, Sebastian.


RLTW!!!
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