Ezra is a former USMC Reconnaissance Marine who served for five years at 1st Recon Battalion. He deployed to Afghanistan from 2011-2012 in support of OEF (Operation Enduring Freedom) and deployed on the 11th MEU (Marine Expeditionary Unit) from 2014-2015 as the Force Recon platoon maritime raid force. He currently serves as a security contractor overseas.
Justin is a US Army veteran who served with both the 82nd Airborne and 3rd SFG (Special Forces Group). He has completed multiple combat deployments in high-threat, austere environments with an emphasis on personal security details (PSD) and direct action (DA). Justin has attended multiple stateside executive protection schools such as the Israeli Tactical School, and he is a certified NRA pistol and rifle instructor.
Tyler is a former USMC 0311 rifleman who served for five years at both 3rd Battalion 5th Marines and 1st Battalion 4th Marines. He deployed on the 31st MEU in 2016 as a fire team leader, and then again in 2018 as an infantry squad leader. He has worked alongside multiple foreign partner forces in different environments and capacities.
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Ty served in the US Army from 2002-2009 as a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot. He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004 and Operation Enduring Freedom in 2007. Ty has a long, extensive history in law enforcement to include the Frisco Police Department (2009), Collin County Constables pct 4 (2017-2018), Collin County Sheriff's Office (2011-present), and the Felony Warrants Unit (2017-2019). Ty is TCOLE, CQC, and firearms instructor certified.
Marcos is a former US Army 11B Infantryman who served with the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) in 2011 and with the 3rd Infantry Division (ID) in 2013. While at these units, he performed numerous duties to include radio operator, personal security, armorer, and team leader. He is also a certified NRA instructor, and has taught thousands of students from diverse backgrounds.
Blake is a former US Army Ranger with 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. He spent a total of six years (2011-2017) in the Army where he completed multiple combat deployments with 3/75.
Jacob “Jake” Akins served in the US Navy for eight and a half years (2014-2023), both as a Special Operations Independent Duty Corpman (SOIDC) with the USMC 2nd Raider Battalion, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and as a Special Operations Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman (SARC) with the USMC 3rd Recon Battalion, Okinawa, Japan. Deployments included Africa, Afghanistan, and Southeast Asia. His specializations included providing advanced trauma care in contested and austere environments. Jake has a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and currently serves as fire/rescue paramedic.
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