Joseph Bradshaw

Joseph Bradshaw


I am a recent graduate of the College of Charleston. I majored in History and my studies focused on the history of Africa and Asia. I am fluent in French and Arabic and served as a language analyst in the U.S. Navy for ten years. I was the top History student in my graduating class, and I received numerous academic honors and awards. I have two years of experience as a night club manager and bartender. 

Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Aug 2011

Assistant Manager

NV Dance Lounge/Henry's on Market Street

At NV I managed the security staff, sold VIP sections and assisted with promotions and special events. At Henry's I managed the security staff, ran the bar's bank, and supervised closing. 

Jul 2006 - Dec 2009

Language Analyst


2006-Earned Gold Medal at DoD language Competition

2006-Authored 55 high priority intelligence reports 

2007-Ranked 35 out of 232 peers

2007-Translated 97 items used in 63 reports and included in 3 Presidential Daily Briefs

2007-Received 48 positive appraisals from national level consumers

2007-Selected by White House to translate items on emergent crisis

2008-Advanced to the rank of Chief Petty Officer

2009-Deployed to Iraq in support of Naval Special Forces Operations

-2009 Earned Naval Expeditionary Warfare Qualification

Mar 2003 - Jun 2006

Direct Support, Language Analyst


2003-2006-Supported  Arabic and French Missions on sea and air platforms

2003-2006-Maintained my qualification in French without the benefit of formal training

2004-2006-Numerous letters of praise from Commanders at sea.

2004-Troll V2 Operating system training.

2005-One of the few Sailors at my command to qualify for deployment on all platforms

2005-Selected from my among my peers for missions with NATO allies

2005-Attended courses in Yemeni dialect

2005-Awarded Navy Achievement Medal

2006-Awarded Navy Commendation Medal


Jan 2010 - Present


College of Charleston

Present-GPA 3.74

2011-Received the Albert R. Simonds Special Merit Award and The Douglas & Elizabeth Clark Memorial Scholarship in History

2013 - Inducted into Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society

2013 - Received the HSS scholar award for superior research and presented a research project on the Atlantic Slave Trade at a campus symposium 

2013 - Awarded Honors in Asian Studies 

2013 - Graduate magna cum laude with a B.A. in History and a minor in Asian Studies

May 2001 - Oct 2002

Defense Language Institute

2002-Graduated in the top 10% of Class

2002-Recognized at graduation for interest in North African and Arabic Culture with a small award

Mar 1999 - Sep 1999

Cryptologic Communications Technical School

A technical school that focused on computer competency, radio communications, and intense keyboarding.





Combat Life Saver

Qualified to administer first responder care in a combat environment.

Army MMA

Completed Basic Army Mixed Martial Arts Course prior to last deployment to Iraq.

Expeditionary Warfare Qualified

Qualified to support Naval Combat Operations on land.

Top Secret - Counter Intelligence Polygraph