Bio of John Ubaldi
John Ubaldi enlisted in the Marine Corps in December 1982, then assigned to various military units while on active duty, after his discharge from active duty
he joined the Marine Corps Reserve, and currently serves with 3D Civil Affairs Group at Camp Pendleton.
Upon the tragedy of September 11th he volunteered for activation and served with I Marine Expeditionary Force, subsequently volunteered for deployment
to Afghanistan in 2002, as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2005 again volunteered for deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
During his time with 3D Civil Affairs Group, John Ubaldi has become a foremost authority on post stability and humanitarian operations; also becoming
knowledgeable on issues relating to the Middle East, Defense & International issues.
His knowledge of Middle Eastern Culture and Defense policy has afforded him the opportunity to speak on many local and national news programs such as
the syndicated national news program “The Washington Journal” In October 2008 he had an article published in a military policy magazine.
With deployments to the Middle East he became
a voracious student of Middle Eastern Culture and history.
This interest continued as he completed his Master’s
Degree in National Security Studies with a Concentration in
Middle Eastern studies.
During and after his deployment to the Middle
East he put together numerous humanitarian relief projects
that brought close to five million dollars worth of vital
medicine and school supplies that were instrumental to alleviate
the suffering of the people of the region.