U.S. Navy (ret.)
Captain (ret) Travis Schweizer is a native of Mountain View, California. He was commissioned into the U.S. Navy in 1990. Over the course of a 25-year Navy career, Schweizer served at numerous SEAL Teams on both the west and east coast. He was the Commanding Officer of SEAL Team FOUR and the Commodore of Naval Special Warfare Group THREE; a 650-member major command that focused on clandestine operations globally.
His operational highlights include spending over two years in Iraq and over one year in Afghanistan conducting hundreds of combat operations in various leadership positions. Additionally, from 2012-2014, he was the senior SEAL on the Navy staff at the Pentagon, wherein he was able to plan and influence current operations and assist in the shaping of the Special Operations community for years to come.
Schweizer holds a master’s degree in Information Systems and Operations from the Naval Post-Graduate School (NPS) in Monterey, CA and a master’s degree in National Security & Strategy from the Naval War College in Newport, RI. His decorations include two Legions of Merit, four Bronze Stars (one with combat Valor device), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, three Meritorious Service Medals, as well as various deployment, unit, and campaign medals.
In the fall of 2016, he retired from the Navy and moved to Connecticut. He now fuels his passion for giving back to the military community as a member of the USVCC team.
His wife and two children are the loves of his life. Together they are enjoying all that Connecticut and the northeast have to offer.
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