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Rob Orgel

Chief Instructor, Owner

Rob Orgel has been teaching all levels of firearm training for many years. A Marine for 10 years, followed by several contractor deployments at the American Embassy in Baghdad as Primary Instructor, Rob now focuses on private and small group ...

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Brian Lott

Instructor

Brian Lott enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves in 1995, completing Basic Combat Training during the summer between his junior and senior year of high school. He enlisted into Active Duty upon graduation and served for 22 years ...

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Tracy Lamar

Instructor

Tracy Lamar served in the United States Air Force from 2005 to 2010 as a Security Forces Journeyman. After her term of service, she transitioned into federal service as an Air Provost Marshal for an additional year and a half. In 2011 ...

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Jay Page

Instructor

Jay Page served in the United States Marine Corps from 2004-2008 as an infantry rifleman. He was an honor graduate of the School of Infantry (SOI) and was hand-selected to join a Scout Sniper platoon immediately after graduation. ...

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Brant Young

Instructor

Brantley Young lives just outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee. He joined the U.S. Navy at 18 years of age. After Boot Camp Graduation, Brant went to Hospital Corpsman School. Upon completion of Corps School, Brant was sent for additional training at Field Medical Training Battalion in Camp Pendleton, CA. ...

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Sean k

Instructor

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Matt Pfeifer

Instructor

Matt Pfeifer completed several training classes at Universal Security and Training LLC. Within a short time, he was hired by the company to work in several capacities including Range Safety Officer (RSO) and was a member of their Armed Security Detail protecting high profile clients. Matt was an aid in local SWAT Teams’ training events. ...

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Desiree Hendle

Office Assistant

Desiree was born and raised in Northern Illinois and has the midwestern thing going on — down to earth, wholesome, and likes all things that sparkle. She is the least self-centered women who is hard-working, has an incredible work ethic, and possesses high attention to detail... not to mention ...

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Rob Orgel

Chief Instructor of ER Tactical 

Something Interesting About Rob

... Rob now focuses on private and small group instruction using his own, highly specialized course of study. His students praise his ability to challenge each one to make vast improvement based on his step by step, skill acquiring progressions and his extreme knowledge base. He leads the students in a logical path towards greater awareness and performance no matter what level. And he makes it FUN!

Rob Orgel joined The Young Marines as a teen in 1998 in Saint Louis, MO earning his way from Recruit to Sergeant over the course of about two years. He then attended ARMY AND NAVY ACADEMY, a military school in Carlsbad, CA. achieving the rank of 2nd Lieutenant by graduation in 2003.

Orgel joined the USMC in October of 2004 and graduated recruit training in January 2005, at MCRD San Diego, CA. Then he attended the School of Infantry, Camp Pendleton, CA and earned the military occupational specialty of 0311(Infantry Rifleman).

Sergeant Orgel’s first unit was Lima Company 3nd Bn 1rd Marines where he participated in a deployment to Iraq (OIF-3) as a point man. In October of 2006 he was transferred to India Company, 3rd Platoon as a Team Leader for the 13th MEU Special Operations Capable to Iraq (OIF-6). In October 2007, then he was transferred to 1st Marine Regiment and reenlisted in order to deploy to Afghanistan. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant on January 1, 2010. He served 1st Marine Regiment for a year long deployment in Afghanistan.

On January 15, 2012 he came to School Of Infantry West to work as a Combat Instructor. By surpassing his peers, he moved ahead as a weapons subject matter expert. Shortly after he was moved to an advanced team of teachers called the Instructor Group. A short time later, he again advanced to the hand-selected group of instructors called Testing and Evaluation Team.

Personal awards include, a Combat Action Ribbon, two Navy Unit Commendation, three Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Two Operation Enduring Freedom Medals, three Iraq Campaign Medals, four Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, a Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, a Certificate of Commendation, a National Defense Service Medal, a NATO medal, and a Meritorious Mast.

Certifications held and schools attended;

  • Ogara Training Group Personal Security Specialist course
  • Ogara Training Group Emergency Response Team course
  • Ogara Training Group Basic Field Firearms Officer course
  • Formal School Instructor
  • Basic Instructor Course
  • Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship Coach
  • Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship Instructor
  • Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship Trainer
  • Advanced Combat Tracking Course
  • Squad Medic Course
  • Combat Live Saver course
  • Foreign Weapons Training Course
  • Mountain Warfare Training Center
  • Non Lethal Weapons Course
  • Counter IED Course
  • HMMVV Egress Trainer
  • BATs Course
  • JTCW C2PC Operator Course

Billets Held (Marine Corps)

Point Man, Squad Medic, Radio Operator, Platoon Interpreter (Arabic), BATs Operator, Team Leader, Squad Leader, Combat Instructor, Primary Instructor, T/E Instructor

Billets Held (Contractor)

Personal Security Specialist and Firearms Instructor

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Brian Lott

Instructor

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Brian Lott enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves in 1995, completing Basic Combat Training during the summer between his junior and senior year of high school. He enlisted into Active Duty upon graduation and served for 22 years until his retirement in December of 2017, having attained the rank of Sergeant First Class. During his military career, Brian served as an Early Warning Systems Operator before reclassifying to Cryptologic Voice Interceptor/Locator.

During his military service, he participated in multiple deployments (Bosnia-1999, Iraq-2006/2007/2009/2010, North Africa-2011), the majority of which he was a member of the Special Operations Community serving as a Special Operations Team-Alpha (SOT-A) team member.

Personal awards include: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, two Army Achievement Medals, six Army Good Conduct Medals, two Overseas Service Ribbons, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Basic Parachutist Badge, and Combat Action Badge

Certifications held and schools attended;

  • S. Army Armorer Course
  • Combat Lifesaver Course
  • NTC OPFOR Course
  • Basic Russian Language Course
  • Army Airborne Course
  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course
  • NEK Special Operations Advanced Driving Course
  • DARC Advanced Urban Combat Course
  • DLI Instructor Qualification Course
  • NRA Handgun Instructor Certification Course
  • NRA Certified Range Safety Officer Course
  • USCCA CCW & Home Defense Instructor Certification Course
  • Rangemaster Instructor Certification Course

Billets Held (U.S. Army)

  • Early Warning Systems Operator
  • Unit Armorer
  • Linguist
  • SOT-A Team Leader/Weapons Sergeant/Communications Sergeant
  • Advanced Signals Intelligence Instructor
  • Military Language Instructor

 

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Tracy Lamar

Instructor

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Tracy served in the United States Air Force from 2005 to 2010 as a Security Forces Journeyman. After her term of service, she transitioned into federal service as an Air Provost Marshal for an additional year and a half. In 2011 she began contracting as a private military contractor and earned her National Registry AEMT certification between contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Throughout her years in service and contracting, she has been a force multiplier by delivering medical and security-related training to her coworkers and other essential personnel.

After 6 years of contracting, Tracy accepted an instructing position with The World Bank Corporate Security Office and The O’gara Training Group. Through these organizations, she has developed and delivered Women’s Security Awareness Training, weapons handling, and security for personnel traveling to high threat theatres.

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Jay Page

Instructor

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Jay served in the United States Marine Corps from 2004-2008 as an infantry rifleman. He was an honor graduate of the School of Infantry (SOI) and was hand-selected to join a Scout Sniper platoon immediately after graduation.  He graduated from the Scout Sniper Basic Course (class high shooter), Urban Sniper School and the Urban Reconnaissance & Surveillance Course within his first year in the ‘Corps.  Jay deployed twice as a Scout Sniper team leader.  His second deployment to Iraq was as the team leader of the Maritime Special Purpose Force (MSPF) with a focus on aerial sniper support for maritime operations.

Jay’s last year in the Marine Corps was spent as a Martial Arts Instructor for the Regimental Instructional Facility. During this time he led an instructor staff through dozens of courses overseeing the martial arts training and testing of hundreds of Marines.

After the Marine Corps, Jay earned his bachelor’s degree in speech communication before being hired by Aegis LLC (a Department of State contractor) in 2011. During this time he filled the roles of Personal Security Specialist and Defensive Designated Marksman.

Billets Held (USCM):

  • Point Man
  • Radio Operator
  • Scout Sniper Team Leader
  • Chief MCMAP Instructor

Decorations and Awards:

  • Combat Action Ribbon
  • Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
  • Iraq Campaign Medal
  • GWOT Service Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Meritorious Mast

Billets Held (Contractor):

  • Personal Security Specialist & Defensive Designated Marksman

Certifications and Schools Attended:

  • Marine Scout Sniper Basic Course
  • Special Operations Training Group – Urban Sniper Course
  • Special Operations Training Group  – Urban Reconnaissance & Surveillance Course
  • Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructors Course (honor graduate)
  • VXL Emergency Response Team Course
  • VXL Personal Security Specialist Course
  • VXL Designated Defensive Marksman Course
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Brant Young

Instructor

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Brantley Young lives just outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee. He joined the U.S. Navy at 18 years of age. After Boot Camp Graduation, Brant went to Hospital Corpsman School. Upon completion of Corps School, Brant was sent for additional training at Field Medical Training Battalion in Camp Pendleton, CA. After completion of FMTB, he was then attached to 1st Med Battalion, Charlie Company. Brant was part of a mobile hospital unit, he was trained to perform life-saving techniques in a mobile hospital and also assist Marine units on patrol.

Next, he was transferred to Battery M, 5th Battalion, 14th Marines Regiment, where he was promoted to Petty Officer 3rd class. Brant was in-trusted to certify Marines as Combat Life Savers by teaching the Combat Life Savers Course to several Marines. Doc was honorably discharged as a 3rd class petty officer after 5 years of service.

Following his service in the Military Brant Young worked for 3 years as a private security officer in Tennessee. Brant was responsible for the security of many companies and organizations including several high value properties. Brant was quickly recognized for his proficiency with firearms and was asked to assist in the training of other private security officers. Brant’s robust background in the Military and private security industry have teamed up with Emergency Response Tactical to offer you advanced firearms training.

Certifications include:

  • Tactical Combat Causality Care Assistant Instructor (USN)
  • Combat Life Savors Certifier Assistant Instructor (USN)
  • Carbine Course 1 (Emergency Response Tactical)
  • Carbine Course 2 (Emergency Response Tactical)
  • Pistol Course 1 (Emergency Response Tactical)
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Sean K.

Instructor

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Matt Pfeifer

Instructor

Something Interesting About Matt:

Born in California but grew up in Boise, Idaho.

 

 

 

 

Matt Pfeifer completed several training classes at Universal Security and Training LLC. Within a short time, he was hired by the company to work in several capacities including Range Safety Officer (RSO) and was a member of their Armed Security Detail protecting high profile clients. Matt was an aid in local SWAT Teams’ training events

Certifications held and schools attended:
  • Basic First Aid and CPR Certification [ Palomar Community College San Marcos, California ]
  • Basic California Security Certification [ Nanpor Security Academy Oceanside, California ]
  • California Armed Security Certification [ Nanpor Security Academy Oceanside, California ]
  • Idaho Concealed Carry Permit [ Valley County Sheriffs Office Cascade, Idaho ]
  • Advanced Pistol [ Universal Security and Training, Boise, Idaho ]
  • Carbine AK47/AR15 [ Universal Security and Training, Boise, Idaho ]
  • Night Shooting [ Universal Security and Training, Boise, Idaho ]
  • Executive Protection Basic [ Universal Security and Training, Boise Idaho ]
  • Executive Protection Advanced [ Universal Security and Training, Boise, Idaho ]
  • Executive Protection Dynamic Driving [ Universal Security and Training, Boise, Idaho ]
  • Carbine Course [ Emergency Response Tactical Temecula, California ]
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Desiree Hendle

Office Assistant

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Desiree was born and raised in Northern Illinois and has the midwestern thing going on — down to earth, wholesome, and likes all things that sparkle. She is the least self-centered women who is hard-working, has an incredible work ethic, and possesses high attention to detail... not to mention a great laugh and fun to be around. She makes 'work' less work-like.

Desiree graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater in 2008 with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and a special focus in Marketing. In 2017, Desiree, her husband, and young son moved to Arizona and they are here to stay. Desiree enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping, photography, and traveling.