Instructor – 911 Academy
A twelve-year veteran of the United States Navy, Josh spent ten years in Naval Special Warfare as a Special Operator (SEAL) Assaulter and 7 years as a Sniper at SEAL TEAM ONE. Josh also spent two and a half years attached to Training Detachment (TRADET-1) as a Special Reconnaissance Instructor.
Josh served twelve years in the United States Navy, ten of which years as an active duty Special Operator (SEAL). He had served more than seven years and three deployments with SEAL TEAM ONE as an Assaulter, Sniper and Fire-Team Leader. Josh also spent the most recent years attached to Naval Special Warfare Training Detachment (TRADET) Group -1 in Coronado, CA as an Instructor in Special Reconnaissance. During the 12-year tour, Josh maintained qualifications, such as a Direct-Action Assaulter, Lead Sniper/Observer, Intelligence gathering and Point-Man. Additionally, he completed two CENTCOM deployments, and one PACOM deployment in support of Global War on Terror. His experience includes: counter-piracy, counter-terrorism, hostage rescue, quick reaction force, maritime interdiction operations, asset protection, Tactical Surveillance Operations, Advanced Special Operations, Intelligence Gathering, Reconnaissance and Surveillance.