Our Instructors

Learning from Experience

Our Instructors share their real world stories and share tips and techniques from their law enforcement, military and private security experiences.

Instructor B

Served with first Marine Special Operations Battalion from 2006-2011. He completed multiple tours to Afghanistan as a member of a direct action raid team. He is a school trained foreign weapons instructor and has trained students on weapons and tactics in over six different countries. Prior to service in the Marine Corps Instructor B had no formal weapons training. He was taught advanced tactical shooting by a single motivated instructor during a four month shooting course. That instructor was later tragically killed in action. The loss of Instructor B’s friend and mentor inspired him to continue his Instructor’s legacy of never giving up on a student, no matter their skill set.

Qualifications & Training
  • Served in United States Marine Corps
  • MOS 0331, 0321
  • Multiple tours Afghanistan & South East Asia
  • Completed Foreign Weapons Instructor Course in Quantico
  • Completed Anti-Terrorism Evasive Driving Course in West Virginia
  • Completed Advanced Sniper course in Texas and served as designated marksman
  • Trained Pilipino DEA, Police, SWAT, and military in rifle and pistol shooting
  • Trained Thai Special Forces in Weapons and Tactics
  • Trained foreign nationals in the Middle East in firearms and tactics

Instructor W

Served in the same Marine Special Operations Team from 2006 to 2015, with the First Marine Raider Battalion. He later served as an augment to the Department of State from the United States Pacific Command, Special Operations Command Pacific. He advised and assisted a multitude of foreign and domestic police, military, and emergency services in Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief efforts. He specialized in bringing United States Government humanitarian resources and multinational disaster relief efforts into austere, contested and ungoverned regions.

Qualifications & Training
  • United States Marine Corps, Marine Raider
  • MOS: 0331, 0321/0326, 0372
  • Infantry Squad Leaders Course
  • Foreign Weapons Instructor Course
  • Advanced Sniper Course
  • Direct Action Course
  • P.O.S.T. Basic Maritime Officer’s Course
  • Security Cooperation Management Overseas Course
  • Visit, Board, Search and Seizure
  • Advanced Force Protection
  • Advance Concealed Carry
  • Training Cell Instructor, Weapons and Tactics

Instructor M

Combat Veteran and Medic with extensive knowledge and experience in close protection security. Current operations include high value assets and personal protection for corporate and VIP dignitary assignments.

Qualifications & Training
  • Domestic and International Executive Protection Agent
  • Protective Security Specialist – US Department of State, US Embassy, Kabul Afghanistan
  • Force Protection Specialist, An Nasiriyah Iraq and Helmand Province Afghanistan
  • Executive Protection Agent, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • International School of Tactical Medicine • NRA Pistol Instructor
  • K9 Search and rescue
  • US Navy Submarine Service

Instructor D

Shooting and hunting at the age of 9, D has been involved in outdoor activity his entire life. He grew up most of his young adult life in Southern Utah where he was able to hunt, trap and fish year around while learning to work within mother nature’s extremes. He has been a certified swimming and ski instructor and also currently coaches youth sports. D holds various NRA instructor certifications and has had hundreds of hours of instruction in various disciplines of shooting and survival. D is passionate about teaching what he has learned and has a way of connecting with the student that puts the tension and stress of learning a new skill at ease.

Qualifications & Training

Instructor J

Qualifications & Training
  • 16 Years Firearms Instruction
  • Firearms Instructor –
  • Orange County Sheriff Department
  • P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor
  • P.O.S.T. Academy Instructor Certification Course Instructor
  • P.O.S.T.  P.C. 832 Firearms
  • P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement Armorer (1911, Glock, Sig Sauer, AR15 Platform, Remington 870)
  • P.O.S.T. Active Bomber
  • California Department Of Justice Instructor
  • N.R.A.  Firearms Instructor and Range Master
  • Low Light, Weapon
  • Mounted Light Instructor
  • Firearms Tactical Pistol, Shotgun Instructor
  • Executive Protection and Security Specialist
  • Conceal Carry Weapon Permit

Instructor P

Over 20 Years of Firearms and Protective Services Instruction and Training. Active professional security specialist for international and domestic assignments.

Qualifications & Training
  • President and CEO, I5 Security and Investigative Services LLC
  • Domestic and International Executive Protection Specialist
  • Orange County Sheriff Department CCW Instructor
  • NRA Certified Law Enforcement Instructor
  • Bureau of Security and Investigative Services Instructor
  • Glock Factory Instructor and Armorer
  • P.O.S.T. AOT Instructor
  • PPO LIC 17788
  • PI LIC 28295

Contact

2312 Park Ave., No. 611
Tustin, CA 92782-2702
949.422.0313

License

CA PI Lic # 28295
CA PPO Lic # 17788
DUNS # 08-004-8421
CAGE # 7X7R5

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