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Following is my curriculum vitae:

Stewart W. Bentley Jr.

8403 Silverdale Ct.

Lorton , VA 22079

Phone: (703) 690-3389


Ph.D. Organizational Management and Leadership, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, November 2007.

  • 3.75 GPA

A.A.S. Emergency Management, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR, June 2005.

  • 4.0 GPA

M.S. Strategic Intelligence, Joint Military Intelligence College, Washington, DC, June 1996

  • Thesis Title: The Role of the Dutch Resistance during Operation Market-Garden.
  • Concentration: Strategic Intelligence
  • Finalist for Outstanding Thesis, 1996.
  • 3.85 GPA
  • Excerpt of thesis published in the CIA’s Studies in Intelligence, Fall 1996.

B.A. Political Science, the Citadel, Charleston, SC, December 1984

  • Captain, Fencing Team


Director of Training Management, Chenega Security and Protection Services, LLC., 2006- Present

Adjunct Instructor, MVM Inc. 1998-2006

  • Registered Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services General Subjects Instructor.
  • Registered Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Firearms Instructor.
  • Krav Maga for Law Enforcement Level One Instructor certified.
  • Controlled Force Level One Instructor certified.


Director of Training and Compliance, Chenega Security and Protection Services: Responsible for all security operations training programs for the company. Developed multiple basic and sustainment Programs of Instruction for a variety of client contract security forces, including the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, Department of the Interior. Qualified/Resident Agent for the company, responsible for all State and local jurisdiction security agency licensing and compliance.

Training and Logistics Manager, Chenega Security and Protective Services: October 2006- October 2007: Responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating all Company training programs. Responsible for all logistical matters pertaining to the Company.

Assistant Director, Operations, MVM, Inc. June 2005- August 2006: Responsible for the corporate oversight and management of several federal government contracts valued at $17M in revenues.

 Special Assistant to the CEO and COO, MVM, Inc. November 2004- May 2005: Served as advisor and consultant to the CEO and COO on company wide operational and management issues.

 Project Manager, MVM, Inc. July 1999- November 2004: Manager of the Fairfax County contract. Management and oversight responsibilities for all assigned private security personnel fulfilling contractual obligations for 28 separate County sites with six different County agencies, including the Sheriff s Department, Police Department, Facilities Management, Family Services, Community Services Board, Community and Recreation Services.

Field Director, Commercial Operations, MVM, Inc. May 1999- July 1999:

Provided management and oversight of the commercial division with contractual responsibilities for twelve different contracts combining 2000 hours per week of security coverage for a variety of commercial Clients. Promoted to Project Manager for Fairfax County government contract.

Assistant Project Manager, MVM, Inc. Feb 1998- May 1999:

Principal assistant to the Manager for the oversight and supervision of the Fairfax County contract. Promoted to Field Director of Commercial Operations.

US Army 1985- 1997

Deputy Chief, Intelligence Division, Joint Inter-Agency Task Force South, Howard AFB, Panama, 1996-1997, U.S. Army. Responsible for Department of Defense intelligence support to the U.S. counter narcotics effort within the U.S. Southern Command Area of Responsibility.

Battalion/Brigade Intelligence and Operations Staff Officer, U.S. Army: Served as both assistant and primary staff officer at both the battalion and brigade level.

Platoon Leader/Company Commander, U.S. Army: Platoon Leader of a mechanized infantry platoon, 1986-1987. Military Intelligence Company Commander in the 82d Airborne Division. 1993-1995.



Editorial Board – Defense Intelligence Journal. 2004-Present.


Career Expert and Motivational Speaker – West Potomac Academy , Criminal Justice Department, 2000 and 2005.

President, Beechwood Homeowner's Association.


Receiving Committee Member, National Association of Counties Award for Emergency Management Innovation, 2003.

Recipient, MVM Inc.’s President’s 500 Club, September 2001.


Published Works:

Bentley, Stewart W. Jr. (2007) Orange Blood, Silver Wings: The Untold Story of the Dutch Resistance during Market-Garden. Bloomington, Indiana: AuthorHouse.

Academic Journals:

Bentley, Stewart. (1998) "Of Market-Garden and Melanie: The Dutch Resistance and the OSS." Studies in Intelligence, Spring, 105-118.

Bentley, Stewart. (1994) "Intelligence During Operation Market-Garden." Military Intelligence 20, no. 2: 15-18.


Bentley, Stewart (1998) “The Other Custer.” The Washington Times; Civil War Times. November 21.

Bentley, Stewart (1998) “First Bull Run: Sherman ’s Baptism of Fire” The Washington Times; Civil War Times. July 25.

Bentley, Stewart (1998) “What a Difference a Year Makes; Does It?” The Washington Times; Civil War Times. January 24.


  • Military History
  • Leadership
  • Military Intelligence and Analysis
  • Professional Security
  • Emergency Management
  • Risk Management
  • Violence in the Workplace



Virginia Department of Emergency Management Conference, Williamsburg , VA , 2005.


Federal Emergency Management Agency Professional Development Series Certificate, October 2003.

U.S. Army Counter-Terrorism Intelligence Analysis Course, Fort Huachuca, AZ.

U.S. Army Counter-Terrorist Instructor Course, John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, NC.

U.S. Army Combined Arms Services and Support School, Fort Leavenworth, KS.


  • American Society for Quality
  • Society of Military History
  • Joint Military Intelligence College Foundation

Married to the beautiful Patricia Louise Detorie

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