Virginia Beach Firm to Provide EOD
Combat Skills Training and Support Services

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., September 15, 2015 – Apex Skills Group, Inc. (APEX) announced today that the company was awarded an $11,030,881 contract to provide high-risk combat training support to the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training and Evaluation Unit One (EODTEU ONE).

APEX will assist with various aspects of the EODTEU ONE and Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) training mission through a Seaport Enhanced (Seaport-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) - N00178-11-D-6440. The period of performance for the award is four years; one base year with three additional year options.

 “Apex Skills Group is extremely pleased to have this opportunity to provide training services to support the Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) community continue its critical role in the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT)," said John G. Kokkinos, president and CEO of Apex Skills Group. “We have a successful history of serving EODTEU ONE, and our team looks forward to supporting their training mission.” John Kokkinos is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL, combat veteran and tactical trainer with extensive knowledge in Special Operations.

 APEX will supply EODTEU ONE with a team of instructors and support personnel experienced in Explosive Ordnance Disposal operations, combat shooting techniques, tactical vehicle operation, NECC training evolutions, and logistics. More than 30 highly qualified and certified instructors and support personnel will perform basic to advanced levels of high-risk combat skills training including classroom, laboratory, and practical instruction to approximately 1,470 students annually.

 APEX will provide training and services support for four high-risk combat skills training courses and also sustainment training —EOD Tactical Training Course (TTC) – Combat Skills (CS); Intermediate Expeditionary Combat Skills (IECS); Advanced Expeditionary Combat Skills (AECS); Expeditionary Support Element (ESE); and ongoing Sustainment Training. Training will be provided in or near San Diego, CA, China Lake, CA, Eloy, AZ, and Pearl Harbor, HI.


Apex Skills Group, Inc. (APEX) — a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) — is a provider of full service, training and service solutions for the U.S. military, government and commercial organizations. APEX develops, improves, and delivers training; and manages and supports training programs. APEX is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va. For more information, visit




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