RDML Vic Beck

RDML Vic Beck

Dates of Service: Mar 1985 - Oct 2013
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Commissioning Source:  OCS, Sep 1985

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From the boardroom to the battlefield and around the world, I have helped numerous companies and government entities by developing and implementing communication strategies and tactics with demonstrable results. My innovative, hands-on approach to effectively reach targeted audiences has been widely recognized with numerous civilian and military awards.

Military Experiences

Jun 2011 - Oct 2013
Vice Chief of Information
Senior officer in charge of the U.S. Navy Reserve Public Affairs program comprising of more than 400 communication professionals who train and deploy globally to support and defend the interests of the United States. Served as the primary advisor and principal reserve liaison to the U.S. Navy Chief of Information, responsible for formulating and providing strategic communication counsel to Navy leadership and across the U.S. Department of Defense.
Oct 2010 - Sep 2011
Director of Public Affairs
Recalled to active duty military to lead all news operations, messaging and public affairs activities across Afghanistan. Developed and implemented crisis communication policies and procedures while leading 50+ direct reports in media operations, public affairs, media training, strategic communication and broadcast operations.
Aug 2007 - Apr 2008
Chief of Media Operations
The lead officer responsible for running 24/7/365 media operations in a combat environment during the surge of operations. Trusted advisor to Generals/Admirals and a key resource for the international media. Supervisory responsibility for personnel and functions associated with media relations, press desk operations, press conferences, public affairs, external communications and staffing.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Security Clearance
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