R3 welcomes Ryan Bedner

We are excited to have Ryan Bedner join the R3 team.  Ryan recently retired from the United States Navy after 28 years of service as a Special Operations Officer and Master EOD Technician.  He has a diverse background in numerous functional areas including EOD, Mine Countermeasures, Diving and Salvage, Joint Doctrine and Policy Development, and Naval Education and Training Doctrine and Policy Development and training delivery.

Ryan began his career in 1995 as a Surface Warfare Officer for two tours and then 23 years in the EOD career field.  He held operational positions globally and served on the Joint Staff in the J3 Directorate staffing requirements through the Secretary of Defense.  His last active-duty assignment was the Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving.  He served as the Deputy Director, Executive Officer, and Director of Training executing the Secretary of the Navy responsibilities as the Department of Defense Executive Agent for individual training in EOD and Diving; delivering formal training to the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, select international countries, and government agencies.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA from Webster University and is a member of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Next Step: Transition to Business (2023 Cohort).  Ryan will be supporting Maritime Expeditionary Security Force contracts leveraging his extensive training and doctrine experience and joins our growing Northwest Florida team.