Instructor – 911 Academy
Naval Special Warfare Range Officer
Dave’s past career in Navy Special warfare has a track record of undoubted work ethic, qualifications, professional skills, and techniques. Combined with his unflinching optimism and dedication, his focus is beyond reproach when it comes to the importance of training. Throughout multiple deployments, training scenarios and foreign exchange guidance. Dave has acquired in-depth, up to date, unconventional yet practical training techniques that can be taught to anyone. Skilled, Goal oriented, and highly motivated with a feverish personality makes him a great asset to any team. He aims to take his experience, as well as his knowledge to share with those seeking to grow within the self defense field.
Pertinent Qualifications, Skills and Accomplishments, and Operational Deployments
- Advanced special Operations.
- Operator Initiated care course
- Expert Rifle and Pistol
- Naval Special Warfare Range Officer
- NSW Mission Planning
- Ground Skills and Combatives.
- Prisoner and detainee handling
- Maritime Visit Board Search & Seizure (VBSS)
- High proficiency in small arms and heavy weapons.
- Planned and organized weapons ranges and provided tactical expertise for 96 host nation special operations personnel
- oint exercise with SOF forces, VBSS, fast roping, recovery by ladder, GOPLAT operations, Direct action, Unconventional warfare, room clearing, hard pointing, vehicle convoy.
- Conducted 10 dynamic inter-operability exercises with partner nation Special Forces, and expending 45,000 rounds of ammunition without incident.
- Provided expert instruction to Israeli Special Forces during a high priority subject matter expert exchange, expended 10,000 rounds of ammunition without incident.
1. CENTCOM- October 2012- June 2013 (Crisis response element)
- Primary Communication –Primary Navigation—Secondary Engineer.
- Operational Weapons ( .50 M2HB, M240, Sig Sauer 228, M4 SOPMOD)
2.CENTCOM- May 2014- November 2014 (Crisis response element)
- Primary Engineer—Primary weapons—Primary Intelligence- Surveillance, counter surveillance.
- Range Safety Officer –Secondary Navigation
- Operational Weapons ( .50 M2HB, M240, MK48 SOPMOD, M4 SOPMOD, Sig Sauer 228)
3. Africom ( Fall of 2016)
- Personal security for VIP
- Vehicle convoys, logistics/route planning, low profile strategies.
- Swahili Linguist