The team from Masada Tactical joined The Protectors Podcast ™ to talk about training civilians new to the shooting world, the “protector” community coming together, BK’s service in the Israeli military, Steve’s military and police background, and a ton more.
BK served in the Israeli Defense Forces as an infantry reconnaissance team member from 1993 to 1997. He was honorably discharged upon completion of mandatory service as a sergeant first class. BK’s expertise includes firearms, tactical operations, hand-to-hand combat, amphibious assaults, operational security in hostile areas, intelligence and counter-intelligence operations. BK is often used as a consultant in designing training programs for military and law enforcement agencies. BK is a sworn officer in Alabama.
Steve’s military career includes 5 years with the USMC, and 4 additional years with the U.S. Army, MD National Guard. Steven Served as a team leader on an explosive munitions assembly team. He is cross-trained as an aerial observer, a Provost Marshal, a hazardous material preparer, and a designated marksman. Steven’s training and knowledge include but are not limited to Urban warfare, amphibious assaults, and NBC warfare. He was honorably discharged as an E-5(Sgt). Steven’s Law-Enforcement career began in 2003 with the United States Capitol Police. In 2007 Steven transferred to a major metropolitan police dept. where, amongst other responsibilities and training he became SWAT certified, a sniper, detective, and plainclothes details.