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Captain Alan Oshirak (USN ret.) US Navy

 

 

Captain Alan Oshirak (USN ret.) is the President and CEO of Oshirak Group International, a holding company for OGI Security and OGI Services. He co – founded and is Managing Director of Shipbuilding Asia, a company specializing in ship building, brokerage and related maritime projects.

 

OGI security provides Sea, Air, Land and Cyber security, offering support in over 75 countries, including home and corporate assessments, domestic and international travel security, car and driver services, consulting, airport concierge services, and security training and consulting.

 

OGI Services features business and strategic development, government services, and supply and logistics services to companies in the shipbuilding, defense, energy and technology sectors.

 

In November 2017 Oshirak Group International opened a corporate office in Philippines, providing maritime services, support, training and consulting to regional clients.

 

Shipbuilding Asia offers procurement, management, and cost effective solutions in business development, brokerage, and special project assistance for maritime development. Areas of focus include commercial fishing, dry and wet bulk cargo carriers and barges, ferries and transport ships, and refitting, maintenance and repair work. The company is aligned with over a dozen shipyards based primarily in Southeast Asia and Europe and supports a global list of clients.

As Senior Defense Official, Defense, and Naval Attaché in Singapore from 2006 – 2010, Captain Oshirak provided key management insight to a 9 billion dollar annual portfolio of direct commercial sales and security assistance efforts such as the F – 15SG, HIMARS, Joint Strike Fighter, S – 70B helicopter, and Apache and Chinook training programs. He negotiated framework agreements for Littoral Combat Ship rotational deployments, basing for a Special Operations Logistic Support Facility and related platforms, and multi – year Singaporean contributions to Operations RAQI and ENDURING totaling over 2000 personnel. He was instrumental in planning and executing U.S. participation in the Changi C2 Center, Shangri – La Dialogue, and other key events.

He served operationally in SEAL Team s TWO, FIVE, and EIGHT, deploying both afloat and ashore to roughly half the world’s nations in the Pacific, European, Southern, Northern, and Central theaters in support of contingency and named operations. H e served overseas at Naval

Captain Oshirak retired from a 30-year active duty career on June 1st, 2012. His last assignment was at Headquarters, United States Coast Guard as the direct representative of Admiral William H. McRaven, then Commander, United States Special Operations Command. There, he mentored and developed training programs for 3,500 Deployed Specialized Forces and enhanced the capabilities of the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security in maritime security, port and harbor operations, advanced interdiction, and maritime domain awareness.

Special Warfare Unit s ONE and TWO, and commanded S EAL Team EIGHT. He commanded the Atlantic – Caribbean Regional Survey Team, a precursor to USSOCOM’s Integrated Survey Program. His staff assignments include duty as Special Operations Command Europe, Special Operations Command Central, Special Boat Unit TWENTY, Second Fleet/Striking Fleet Atlantic, and Ai de to Admiral William J. Flanagan, Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Working at Headquarters Marine Corps in the Pentagon, Oshirak became the first SEAL to serve as the Navy Aide to the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General James L. Jones.

Born in Baltimore, Oshirak spent his formative years in Kansas, Tampa, and Chicago. He was commissioned in 1982 following his graduation from the University of Illinois. Oshirak is a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College, the United States Army Range r School, and holds a Master of Military Arts and Sciences Degree from the United States Army Command and General Staff College in Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. Over the course of his military career h e earned 30 awards, including 3 Defense Superior Service Medals. He is a board member of Defense Unlimited, a National Director of the Navy League, and a board member of the Washington DC chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association.