Sergeant Josh Oakie - Demonstrator

Sergeant Josh Oakie

Sergeant Josh Oakie began his military career with the Regular Force in 2002 at the age of 19 and was posted to the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (3PPCLI) in Edmonton, Alberta.  In 2005, Sgt Oakie completed his basic parachute course. In 2006, Sgt Oakie left 3PPCLI and was selected for the Canadian Special Operations Regiment (CSOR) in Petawawa, Ontario.  In his ten years with CSOR, he has completed three tours in Afghanistan, two tours in Africa and one tour in Iraq.

Occupation: Special Forces Operator
Unit: Canadian Special Operations Regiment
Deployments: Afghanistan (2006, 2008, 2010), Mali (2013), Niger (2014), Iraq (2016)
Position: Demonstrator, Cameraman
Time in the CAF: 15 Years
Jumps: 650
Home Town: Edmonton, Alberta

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