Joseph T. Freda, Select One

Lt. Cmdr., U.S. Navy

Deputy Director Strategic and Operational Research Department
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Biography

Lt. Cmdr. Freda was commissioned through the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 2003. He is a MH-60S Level IV helicopter pilot both maritime and overland. He has served with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) Eight, DCMA Sikorsky, as a shooter onboard USS George HW Bush; an instructor pilot and department head with HSC-2; and recently as the maintenance department head and officer in charge with HSC-26.

Areas of Expertise

  • Air Warfare
  • China
  • HA/DR
  • JPME
  • Piracy
  • Search and Rescue

Professional Highlights

2018

US Naval War College

CMSI Deputy Director
2017

HSC-26

Maintenance Department Head
DET Officer in Charge
2017 HADR Detachment, VIPR hurricanes Maria and Irma
Pilot, LVL IV Maritime/Overland
2015

HSC-2

Safety Department Head
Instructor Pilot
2014

USS George HW Bush

V-2 DIVO/Top Cat
Arresting Gear and Catapult Officer "Shooter"
5th Fleet 2014 Deployment
2012

DCMA Sikorsky

Chief Flight Officer
Government Flight Representative
Test Pilot
2010

HS/HSC-8

Aircraft DIVO/FCPI
2009-USS John C. Stennis 7th Fleet Deployment
2007-USS John C. Stennis 5th Fleet Deployment
Pilot, LVL III Strike/Sea Combat
2006

Wing of Gold

2003

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Commissioned - US Navy
BS in Marine Engineering
USCG 3rd Asst Engineering License - unlimited tonnage

Education

M.S., Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Management

B.S., US Merchant Marine Academy, Marine Engineering

Air University, JPME Level I

PQM, Level I

Naval Safety Center, Aviation Safety Officer

External Memberships and Associations

National Helicopter Association

News, Media, & Events

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Lectures of Opportunity: “Social Media Use in Influence Operations and Developing Trends”

Jan. 24, 2019
12:00 p.m.
Conolly Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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Naval Strategist Symposium: 2018

Jun. 11, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

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