Raising the Bar is a series where 1st Veterans Security LLC communicates all of the actionable things we are doing to redefine the private security guard / private security officer industry.
1st Veterans Security LLC Field Operations Leadership Team
U.S. Navy - Naval Special Warfare, Ret. (USN-NSW, Ret)
1st Veterans Security LLC is a client focused security company which provides licensed, trained, and experienced professional security officers. Our field operations leadership team, shown above, are experts in the security space because of their decades long careers in U.S. Naval Special Warfare (USN-NSW) and Private Military Contracting (PMC). This same experienced field ops team is in command of the training schedule, qualifications, and certifications required of all 1st Veterans Security LLC guards and officers. We take security training and qualifications very seriously.
Serious Training for Professional Security Officers
Prior to deploying to the field, all security officers are vetted, tested on knowledge and ability, and then provided advanced in-house security training. 1st Veterans Security LLC security officers provide the highest level of protection because we never stop challenging ourselves "to get better." As a company, we are always striving to learn additional skillsets in security.
Director of Operations, Michael Honkala, is in charge of all field operations and security training. Michael's background in security began with his 20 years in Naval Special Warfare and 12 years working in the Private Military Contracting (PMC) space. Now he aims to redefine the security industry by training and deploying a professional and trained security guard / security officer force.
Advanced Security Guard Training & Qualifications
Prior Experience: we require prior, vetted security experience for all Security officers at 1st Veterans Security LLC.
State Security Training: We require all security guards / security officers have the required State security training when applying for or working at 1st Veterans Security LLC.
Additional Advanced 1st Vet Sec Training: We require all security guards and security officers who want to work with our team to pass additional in-house 1st Veterans Security LLC advanced security training.
Industry Specific Training (IAHSS; ASIS; HSE; Petrochemical; etc...)
Professional Communication, Attitude, and Uniform Standards
Situational Awareness Training
Verbal De-Escalation Training
Alternative Less Lethal Training (OC/Pepper Spray; Baton Certification)
Field Medical / Trauma Aid Training
Basic Defensive Hand to Hand
Advanced Firearms Training, Qualifications, and Certifications
Advanced Safety Training
Firearm Retention Training
Firearm Qualification 2,3,4