Jeff served 8 years / 9 combat deployments with the US ARMY’s 1st Ranger Battalion in support of the Global War On Terrorism (GWOT). Between Iraq & Afghanistan, he served as a Gustav Gunner, SAW Gunner, Rifle Team Leader, Sniper Team Leader, Sniper Section Leader and a Rifle Squad Leader. Following his honorable service, he became the training manager for the Afghan Special Operations (Khaté Khas) training cycle for mission readiness. Jeff was then selected and assigned to preform the duties of a U.S. Government Close Protection Officer for the U.S. Clandestine Services.
During the GWOT, Jeff was responsible for leading a RANGER fire team into hundreds of Direct Action Raids in order to Kill or capture High Valued Targets. Jeff trained and mentored a team of RANGERS during rigorous Deployment Readiness Training cycles to get his team ready to deploy and eradicate known and unknown threats to the United Sates operations, policies and objectives.
As a Sniper Team Leader, Jeff’s duties consisted of training a sniper team in trade craft, long range precision marksmanship and surveillance/counter surveillance techniques. While deployed his team was responsible for coordination’s with adjacent friendly units in order to set up aerial & reconnaissance missions, IED prevention and over watch missions. Jeff has planned and executed numerous sniper reconnaissance/over watch missions in Iraq & Afghanistan in order to destroy and disrupt terrorist networks
His responsibilities as a Sniper Section Leader were the welfare, training, and development of sniper personnel with operational responsibilities ranging from, but not limited to: long range precision fire, target reconnaissance and intermediate-distance precision fire for ground forces during direct action raids. As a Section Leader, he attached himself to and deployed multiple Sniper Teams and equipment to Iraq and Afghanistan in the support of the RANGER Rifle Companies direct action raids.
Jeff finished his career as a RANGER Rifle Squad Leader where he trained and mentored fire teams individually and as a squad in small unit tactics in order to conduct direct action raids in support of the GWOT. His squad gathered intelligence through aerial drones and map reconnaissance to plan several successful time sensitive missions within an hour of launch time and organized the exploitation of sensitive materials, drugs and weapons during combat missions. Jeff was trained and mentored by the FBIs Hostage Rescue Team to conduct evidence/intelligence collection during joint combat operations in order to build criminal cases against high-valued individuals. He was exposed to the FBIs tactics and procedures on battlefield interrogation/interview and evidence collection.
As the training manager for the Khaté Khas, Jeff developed and executed a training program for hundreds of Khaté Khas soldiers in order to facilitate their mission readiness. Among his duties, Jeff coordinated & de-conflicted a marksmanship range schedule, ordered ammo for upcoming training events and ensured the physical fitness of the soldiers to the clients’ standard. The training consisted of weapons marksmanship, CQB, land warfare (movement techniques), and combat medical procedures.
Jeff was then selected and assigned to preform the duties of a U.S. Government Close Protection Officer for the U.S. Clandestine Services. He is responsible for providing low and/or high profile individual protection to US Government personnel and designees at designated hostile environment locations around the world. Jeff provided strategic and tactical guidance, surveillance detection, route surveillance, and mission planning for high-risk protective operations.
Jeff’s courses of instruction include, but are not limited to:
• Weapons training: basic, advance & tactical mindset:
➢ Carbine / Rifle
➢ Crew Served Weapons / Machine Gun
➢ Grenade Launchers
➢ Recoilless Rocket Launchers
➢ Foreign Weapons Familiarization
• Breaching: Mechanical, Ballistic, Thermal, Explosive
• Close Protection Operations (Executive Protection)
• Small Unit Tactics
• Aerial Platform Shooting
• Low Visibility Shooting TTPs
• Home & Vehicle Defense
• Concealed Weapons Tactics
• Convoy Operations
• Vehicle Threat Interdiction
• Perimeter Defense / Access Control
• Long Range Precision Marksmanship
• Sniper Operations
• Mission Planning
• Leadership Principles
• Force on Force / Scenario Development / Full Mission Profiles
• Surveillance/Counter Surveillance operatio
Brittany is a former law enforcement officer, NRA pistol instructor and Defense tactics instructor.
She enjoy's teaching new gun owners (especially our new female gun owners) the importance of the second amendment and how to be empowered to take the responsibility of our safety in our own hands.
She's a dog mom, coffee addict and fitness enthusiast.
Cazz served 12 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and was the Detachment Commander, 2nd FORECON, Maritime Special Purpose Raid Force during Operation Restore and Continued Hope in Somalia. Following his honorable service, he became a training lieutenant for a nuclear site preparing armed responders to defeat acts against radiological sabotage and later joined the ranks of the Federal Air Marshals.
During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Cazz performed high-risk dignitary protection for U.S. and Foreign Diplomats. He also trained Free Iraqi Fighters (FIF) in Baghdad, and Kurdish (Peshmerga) militia in
Northern Iraq to augment perimeter defenses and Counter Assault Team members. He has trained countless international security personnel in support of the U.S. Department of State and Department of Defense. Additionally, he was responsible for tactical and technical methodologies and mentorship to prospective firearm and tactics instructors for US State Department certification.
A highly regarded tactics and firearms instructor, Cazz was formerly a staff instructor at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center (KASOTC) where he trained a variety of international special operations units and U.S. Embassy-Amman response force personnel. When in CONUS, he is often sought out to train governor and mayoral protective details, SWAT and police Investigators with high threat and low-profile dignitary protection, mission planning, motorcade operations, and patrol rifle instructor development. During film productions, Cazz has worked in the capacity as a military technical advisor, actor, precision driver, and military trainer for actors. He recently served abroad in direct support of Task Order-10 U.S. Embassy Kabul Afghanistan, and Royal PSD for the King of Malaysia.
He currently serves as part of a select training cadre with Glock Professional. Founder of Cerberus Defense International and co-owner 4D Safeguard & Security, Cazz currently trains and consults for:
• NSArmory LLC, Southwest Florida
• Ironside LLC, Scottsdale Arizona
• 4D Safeguards & Security: co-owner
• VxL Enterprises, Montross Virginia, Amman Jordan, and Kabul Afghanistan
• Solutions Group International, San Bernardino-Sacramento California, and Phoenix Arizona
• MissionX.com, Amman Jordan
• Falcon Operations Group, California
• U.S. State Department, ATA, INL and WPS Training Programs, S. America-Middle East-Africa-Asia
Specialize Courses include, but not limited to:
• Instructor Development
• High Risk Dignitary Protection
• Hostile Environment Tactical Training
• Counter Assault Team Operations
• Use of Force / Legal Aspects
• Tactical Weapons basic & advance
• Reduce / Low Light Shooting Fundamentals
• Tactical Entry / CQB
• Home-Street-Vehicle Defense
• Vehicle Dynamics / Motorcade Operations
• Helicopter Support Team (HST) / Aerial Interdiction
• Perimeter Defense / Access Control
• MOUT Operations
• Mechanize Operations
• Crisis Action / Mission Planning
• Leadership Principles
• Force on Force / Scenario Development
• Nuclear Security / Defensive Strategies
Abby is a CCH instructor at Range 54 in Wichita, KS. She compete's in The Tactical Games, IDPA and USPSA. She's passionate about helping women become comfortable with and empowered by firearms. She is super excited to be representing Team Victory because she believes in the quality of their products and the integrity of their team!