About Rear Admiral (Ret.) Scott Moore


Scott Moore retired in 2014 as a Navy Rear Admiral with over 30 years in Naval Special Warfare (NSW). A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, he received a cross-commission into the Navy and immediately attended Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training.

During his career, he led at every level of NSW, from SEAL platoon commander to Commander of the Nation’s premier Counterterrorist Force, then as Deputy Commander of Naval Special Warfare Command, where he was responsible for training and equipping a 7000-person force. His staff tours included assignments as; Director of Counterterrorism, on the National Security Staff, White House, directly briefing The President of the United States; as the Assistant Operations Officer for Counterterrorism, The Pentagon, where he advised the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff daily on counterterrorism operations; and as the Deputy Commander for Operations, Office of Defense Representative, Pakistan, where he coordinated NATO operations with Pakistani military leaders. He earned a masters degree in National Security Studies at the Naval War College, graduating with distinction.

He now serves on advisory boards of several defense-related companies and is the co-founder of the Karakoram Group, mitigating and solving global commercial security problems.

Scott is a devoted family man who knows first hand the impact of a SEAL’s career on the home front. He and his wife, Molly, use their experience and compassion to improve the daily lives of NSW families.


Don’t miss your chance to learn directly from Rear Admiral Moore during the virtual event Navigating Adversity: Mastering the High-Stress Environment on June 25th, 2020 at 6 PM ET/ 3 PM PT.

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