On this episode, Kevin speaks with tactical trainer Ron Holmes of RYKER USA. Ron gives us tips on how to be prepared in everyday situations. With mass shootings, natural disasters, and other external threats prevalent, being ready is an essential skillset. Take a listen to hear simple things you can do to be prepared.
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Ron Holmes retired from Marine Special Operations Command after serving over 20 years in the U.S. Marines. During his time at MARSOC as the Communications Operations Chief he was the senior enlisted responsible for the creation of the first Marine Special Operations Communications School called MNOC (Marine Network Operators Course). Prior to this he served with Force Reconnaissance commands for the majority of his time in service. His primary job was Reconnaissance Communications. Post retirement he worked in support of the Global War on Terror for the Joint Special Operations Command as a Program Manager for a Communications Company. Shortly thereafter serving as a Sensor Operator on an Intelligence Reconnaissance Surveillance platform. This lead him to working as an Independent Diplomatic Security Consultant for over 3 years. In 2014 he was diagnosed with cancer and could no longer deploy. As of today he is cancer free and focuses on his firearms training he has provided over the last 8 years. His training has provided over 3500 hours of marksmanship instruction for all skill levels on multiple weapons platforms. He holds a patent to a weapons accessory he invented. He is working on his degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management.