Michael Jaco was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. He enlisted in the United States Navy in November 1978 and started his career as a Navy Hard Hat Diver. He volunteered for Basic Underwater Demolition/Sea Air and Land (BUD/S) training in August 1981. He completed BUD/S training 6 months later with class 116 in February 1982. He served with distinction as a Navy SEAL with the following commands:
UDT-12, SEAL TEAMS – 3, 4, 5, & 6
Naval Special Warfare Development Group
Naval Special Warfare Training Center (BUD/S/1st Phase)
Naval Special Warfare Training Center (Advanced Training)
Naval Special Warfare Unit - 1 (Guam)
United States Naval Academy
Upon leaving the US Navy in December 2002 he has served as a High Risk Security Contractor for over 8 years. Providing security leadership for 40 different contracts in the most violent war torn areas of the world.
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The Intuitive Warrior: Lessons from a Navy SEAL on Unleashing Your Hidden Potential
by Michael Jaco
Published: February 25, 2011.
From conflicts in Panama to the war in Iraq, Navy SEAL Michael Jaco has employed his powers of perception and awareness to save his life and the lives of others. In The Intuitive Warrior, Jaco recounts how the intuition developed during time spent at SEAL Team Six and several other Teams in combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan over 30 years can be learned and applied by anyone.
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