Naval Special Warfare Officer (SEAL)
Omar Vieira has served as an active duty US Navy SEAL for over 20 years. Upon graduation of class 219 at Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL (BUD/S) School in October of 2018, he was assigned to SEAL Team FOUR in Virginia Beach. During his first eight years of enlisted service as a SEAL, he was the point man and navigator of a 14 man SEAL platoon executing recurrent and contingency special operations missions in the guerrilla infested jungles of Central and South America. He later was assigned to Naval Special Warfare Training Detachment TWO as the lead land warfare instructor. His natural talents were utilized to develop and instruct SEAL operators and Special Operations commandos from eight different countries in the disciplines of Special Reconnaissance (SR), Direct Action (DA), jungle survival and clandestine tactics.
After gaining a commission as a Navy SEAL Officer in 2005, he was assigned to Seal Team TEN. He spent the next 14 years of his senior leadership experience as a ground force commander conducting Special Operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and various other locations in the Middle East and Africa. He has lead SEALs in thousands of combat operations, to include Direct Action (DA) capture/kill missions, clandestine operations and Special Reconnaissance missions in both, declared and undeclared theaters of war.
Having held multiple leadership positions in complex and diverse organizations, ranging in sizes of 12 to 410 members conducting domestic and overseas operations, he has become a subject matter expert in elite team development, effective leadership strategies, and developing mental toughness in high stress