Harry Bologna is a retired U.S. Navy Master Chief (SEAL) with over 22 years Special Operations experience. After completing Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training, Harry went on to serve at SEAL Teams Two and Four deploying to Europe, South and Central America. Harry was then assigned to Naval Special Warfare Development Group (NSWDG) where he made multiple deployments to Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East supporting both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
During his tenure at NSWDG Harry held several senior operational leadership positions. He also served in both the Operations and Training Departments. As a recognized authority at NSWDG, he was responsible for planning and training hundreds of special operators in countless live fire training evolutions. Harry’s experience includes training federal agencies and international partners in all aspects of small unit tactics to include appropriate use of force, fire movement and maneuver, close quarter battle, demolition application, urban warfare, defensive driving, personal security, and marksmanship. His military qualifications include; NSW Tactical Firearms Instructor, Close Quarters Battle Range Safety Officer, Free Fall Jump Master, Static Line Jump Master, and Diving Supervisor.
Harry also has an extensive medical background and uniquely served as a SEAL Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC), where he was required to function independently from a Medical Officer with duties including advanced diving medicine, remote patient care, emergency trauma, preventative medicine, and environmental and occupational health.
His personal awards include: Bronze Star w/ Valor (3), Bronze Star (2), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2), Joint Service Achievement Medal (2), Army Commendation Medal (2), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2) and various unit and campaign awards.