Chief Executive Officer
U.S. Marine Corps
2000 - 2005
Joshua served in the United States Marine Corps as an Enlisted Air Crewman, Military Policeman and Marine Security Guard, enlisting in 2000. Joshua founded Black Dog Hunting in 2017 with a desire to connect Veterans with their peers after experiencing his first Waterfowl hunt, and grew the organization to focus on mentoring and counseling in the outdoors centered around Veterans Mental Health.
Chief Operations Officer
U.S. Airforce 1975 -1979 / U.S. Navy 1984 - 2004
Roy enlisted in the U.S. Air Force (1975-79) and served
as a weapons controls systems technician. Following his tour in the Air Force he attended college
and upon graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy and served as a Surface Warfare Officer for the
next twenty years (1984-2004). Afloat tours were spent in the amphibious "gator navy" where he
completed six deployments with fellow sailors and Marines. Roy retired from active duty in
2004 at the rank of Commander. Roy enjoys hunting, photography and spending time training
and competing with his three Labrador Retrievers.
Chief Technology Officer / Director of Media
U.S. Marine Corps / Sgt (ret.)
2001 - 2011
Lester served in the United States Marine Corps as an Intelligence Specialist, enlisting in June 2001. Lester served until his medical retirement in November 2011. During his time, Lester served with the Wounded Warrior Battalion where a seed of serving his fellow Veterans took root. Lester took his passion off for the outdoors, telling stories, and videography and began filming Veterans’ adventures. Lester wants the share Veteran stories in their own words and at their own pace. Lester enrolled in the Film and Video Studies program at George Mason University, where he received his Bachelors. Lester has been with Black Dog Hunting since 2019.
Chief Information Officer / Director of Veteran Relations
U.S. Marine Corps / MGySgt (ret.)
1998 - 2019
Michael served in the United States Marine Corps as a Combat Cameraman, enlisting in 1998. Michael honed his photographic and video skills on the battlefield of Iraq and has filmed on land, sea, and in the air. A keen manager, Michael oversaw military production teams of photographers, videographers, and designers during real world operations and during training with other nations. He is driven to capture the best images and is thoughtful in his approach. Retiring from the Marine Corps in 2019, Michael found that his experiences as a Marine Combat Cameraman and his passion for photography have led him back to his childhood love of the outdoors, hunting, and sporting dogs.
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