Managed operations and training events with over 30 international Special Operations Forces (SOF) in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East/Central Asia. Prepared and executed...more weekly executive-level briefings for General Officer and Flag Officer audiences on Naval Special Warfare (NSW) operations worldwide. Hand- picked to deploy for three months to fill a senior leadership position at Combined Joint Interagency Task Force-Syria, and responded to weekly Congressional and Joint Staff requests for in
Led 25 SEALs and Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians during an intensive, high-risk pre-deployment training cycle and deployed to Afghanistan to serve as the SEAL Liaison...more Officer to a Joint Task Force (JTF) Commander. As a recognized subject matter expert, he briefed the JTF Commander and his staff the details of each mission to receive timely mission approval and provided updates during each operation to ensure complete situational awareness for the Joint Operations Center.
Country Engagement Officer
2011 - 2013 (over 1 year)
Managed future operations and international engagements in the Middle East/Central Asia. Led a nine-man team in operational level planning for over 100 training events with...more partner nation SOF throughout the region. Met with senior military officers in seven nations to gain approval for future training events with United States SOF units. Developed and implemented a one-year interoperability training plan with these partners, resulting in a 30 percent increase in engagements to enhance partner ca
During Joseph Benevento's 12 years in the military, he received numerous awards for his outstanding service to the United States and the military. These awards include, 2 Joint Service Commendation Medals, a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, 2 Joint Service Achievement Medals, and a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.