VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June, 2013 – Apex Skills Group, Inc. President
John G. Kokkinos has been named to the UDT-SEAL Association Board of Directors. (
APEX President John G. Kokkinos
The UDT-SEAL Association is a non-profit Veterans Support Organization whose more than 2,500 members are made up of U.S. Navy personnel who have served, or are presently serving in the Naval Special Warfare community. Those personnel include those who have served in Amphibious Scouts and Raiders, (S&R), Office of Strategic Services-Maritime Unit, (OSS-MU), Naval Combat Demolition Units, (NCDU), Underwater Demolition Teams, (UDT), SEAL Teams, SEAL Delivery Vehicle, (SDV), Teams, Special Boat Teams (SBT) and Naval Special Warfare Combat Support/Combat Service Support Technicians.

Mr. Kokkinos is the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Apex Skills Group, Inc. He is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL, combat veteran and tactical trainer with extensive knowledge in Special Operations. A former senior noncommissioned officer, he held positions responsible for the management, training and direct supervision of highly trained and skilled SEAL Operators as well as the planning and successful execution of high-risk air, land and water-borne operations in numerous countries and throughout the U.S.  

In his years of military service, he was selected for his excellence in Naval Special Warfare as Sailor of the Year, Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) Sailor of the Year Finalist, Commander-In-Chief Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT), his training expertise as Instructor of the Year, Commander Naval Education and Training (CNET) and awarded Master Training Specialist, Commander Naval Education and Training.

Mr. Kokkinos is an active lifetime member of The UDT/SEAL Association and a member of the Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Council ( In addition he holds credentials as a National Rifle Association Instructor, Microsoft Certified System Engineer and American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support Instructor.

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

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