Freelance Narrator & Technical Writer

Location:Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
2 Skills
Leonard L. Bryant
1404 Bath Lane
Fayetteville, NC 28314
(910)339-5719 (Home)
(910)574-2699 (Cell)
quebryant@gmail.com (e-mail address)

Experience Summary

A competent, confident, and strong leader with 13 years active duty experience as a Signal Systems Support Specialist with the U.S. Army. Four years experience as an Army Reserve Communications Specialist, and two and a half years experience as an Army Reserve Chaplain Assistant serving on Active Duty on FT Bragg. A superior verbal communicator with a strong, captivating voice, and a broad vocabulary with the ability to articulate thoughts and ideas from the most simple to the most complex.


Bachelors of Science Degree in Religion earned in December 2008 from Liberty University
Graduated from Saluda High School, in Saluda, South Carolina

Certifications, Apprenticeships, Licenses
ASIST ******* Prevention Training (3 day course) 28-29 MAR 2010
Modern Army Combatives Program (Level 1) 15-18 NOV 2011
North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice Basic Training 01-30 March 2006

Language Proficiency

Other Training
o Infantry One Station Unit Training/Fort Benning Georgia, 1989
o Primary Leadership Development training Fort Richardson, AK 1994
o Basic Airborne Course, Fort Benning, GA 1997
o Signal Basic NonCommissioned Officer Course, Fort Goron, GA, 2002
o Applied ******* Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Fort Bragg, NC, 2010
o Modern Army Combatives Program Level 1, Fort Bragg NC, 2011

Customers Supported
Provided Spiritual and behavioral health support as the Brigade Chaplain Assistant for 1600 soldiers of the 20th Engineer Brigade. Trained 183 soldiers and family members on interpersonal relationship dynamics during the army’s Strong Bonds relationship training sessions. Scheduled the unit chapel for 159 training events that facilitated training for 7950 soldiers and family members.
Provided Spiritual and behavioral health support as the Brigade Chaplain Assistant for the 1st Brigade Combat Team for the 82d Airborne Division for 4000 soldiers and family members. Provided logistical support, direction, and support to 750 soldiers during Strong Bonds Relationship training. Provided logistical support by providing food, meeting space, and childcare to the spouses of 1120 soldiers and their children.

Professional Experience
US Army Fort Bragg, NC
From: NOV 2010 to APR 2013
Served as the primary enlisted advisor to the commanders concerning the behavioral health of two brigades in the US Army. Trained and mentored 4 subordinated chaplain assistants. Executed oversight over three chapels and ensured events were scheduled and coordinated to facilitate the needs of parishioners and soldiers.

Fayetteville, NC
From: August 2005 to September 2010
Juvenile Detention Center Monitor
Provided oversight, control, and mentoring to juveniles committed to the juvenile justice system in the juvenile justice facility in Fayetteville, NC. Served as shift leader on numerous occasions and ensured the safety of the juveniles, the workers, and other contractors entering the building. Ensured that activities within the facility were properly planned and executed in a safe manner.
US Army, Alaska, North Carolina, South Korea
From: March 1992 to April 2005
Served as a signal systems support specialist providing the training on, employment of, and accountability of all signal equipment for over eight units over the course of 13 years. Responsible to the commander for all matters related to communications for his/her specific unit. Ensured all equipment was properly maintained and that it was mission ready. Ensured effective communications for units within the 82d Airborne Division during 3 combat deployments. Ensured effective communications for a Mayor’s Cell as a mobilized reservist during one combat deployment in the Army Reserve.

Security Clearance Information
Clearance: SECRET
Polygraph: None
Special Access: N/A


Recognition and Awards
Army Commendation Medal x 3
Army Achievement Medal x 2
Good Conduct Medal x 4
Skills (2) Rating
Technical Writing