Jason Beardsley is senior coalitions advisor for Concerned Veterans for America and director of veterans initiatives at Stand Together. He is a veteran of the United States Army and United States Navy.
Jason spent 22 years in the military, including 15 years with Army Special Operations and Joint Special Operations. His service has taken him to the Middle East, the Horn of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the South Pacific, and he is a qualified expert in military intelligence, diplomatic security, foreign internal defense, and unconventional warfare and counterterrorism. During his service, Jason was awarded two Bronze Stars.
After retiring from the military, Jason has spent his civilian career working in a variety of roles, including special assistant in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, senior advisor to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Service Organizations liaison, national executive director of the Association of the United States Navy, and as a small business owner.
Jason lives in Virginia with his wife with whom he shares three daughters.