Meet Your Instructor

Joseph N. Teti

Joseph is a veteran of both US military and US government special operations units.  He is a former Force Recon Marine, Army Special Forces “Green Beret”, and a former operator in a highly classified government counter-terrorist unit.  He served in both Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq, and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.  He participated in numerous classified direct action missions with several Tier 1 units to include, US Army Delta Force, US Navy SEAL Team 6, Australian and British Special Air Service Regiments and Canada’s JTF 2. He has held a TOP SECRET-SCI with polygraph security clearance, the highest security clearance awarded by the U.S. government.  He has performed high-risk Personal Security Detail operations in Afghanistan and Iraq for U.S. government and civilian clients.  He was also a member of a U.S. State Department close protection team assigned to several high profile government officials and visiting diplomats in Israel.  Working out of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, and the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem, he operated in high risk areas throughout the country.  He has extensive experience and training in fully armored vehicle operations, advance team operations, motorcade operations, Counter Assault Team operations and surveillance/counter surveillance operations.

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Joseph was the co-star of the hit show “Dual Survival” on the Discovery Channel for 3 seasons.  He survived in some of the most demanding and brutal environments on the planet.  He has survived in the jungles of Sri Lanka, the deserts of Oman, the glaciers of Norway and everywhere in between.  He is considered a subject matter expert on extreme outdoor survival, urban survival and emergency disaster preparedness.  

Joseph is a former stockbroker for the prestigious wall street firm Bear Stearns.  He held a series 7 and 63 stockbrokers license, as well as obtaining a Registered Investment Advisor credential.  

He is a published author, writing his first book, Lone Operator, How to Survive and Thrive in the Modern Age.  This autobiography is about his life, hard lessons during a long career in military and government special operations forces, and how to apply them to your life.


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