Valter graduated in political science and international relations at the University Guglielmo Marconi in Rome. In 1982 he served in Folgore Brigade Italian Army paratroopers and in 1985, after the NCO Academy as Special Forces Operator in the 9th Regiment “Col Moschin” Italian Army SF.
Valter was deployed in Iraq, Somalia, Rwanda, Former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Sudan.
During his service in the Army Valter kept sessions in courses and international conferences in Italy and abroad:
Valter Virdichizzi is the Author of TACTICAL SURVEILLANCE (Il mestiere della sorveglianza fisica).
Valter Virdichizzi is lifetime member and international advisor of The Global Special Operations Forces (SOF) Foundation (GSOF) non-profit organization that aims to build and grow an international network of military, government, commercial, and educational stakeholders in order to advance SOF capabilities and partnerships to confront global and networked threats.