Category Archives: AAR

After Action Reports

AAR: Sentinel Concepts Essential Carbine Employment

AAR – Sentinel Concepts Essential Carbine Employment By: Phil Axelrod Instructor – Steve Fisher When: 10-11 October 2015 Where: Nunn, Colorado Cost - $450 Ammo : 1000 rounds (rifle) 300 rounds (pistol, optional) Class Size: 12 students My background and realm of experience - Active duty US Army Infantry Officer, Bachelors and Masters degrees in education and curriculum development/instruction (focusing in Biology), ten years of experience giving basic-level firearms instruction. When in student mode, I tend to watch instructors for more than just the information they are presenting, but also how they present it and how confident they are with the material, their gear, the class size, etc. Gear – I brought two rifles and two pistols with me: 12.5” BCM SBR with Ops Inc 12th Model Suppressor, 14.5” BCM Upper/P-Tech lower M4 clone (more on this later), Beretta M9A1, and Glock 19. I chose to wear my Crye Precision JPC 1.0 with ESAPI plates during the majority of the class, as this is what I wear for work. I was shooting Wolf 55gr Polyformance FMJ .223 Remington and Blaser Brass 115gr 9mm ammunition. I use Aimpoint sights and Viking Tactics padded slings. Intro Steve started off Day One with

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AAR: DARC Tactical Urban Sustainment Course (TUSC)

Multiple vehicle drill, contact left and front vehicle is disabled. Moving to the shoot house. AAR: DARC Tactical Urban Sustainment Course (TUSC) 4-7, 20 SEP 2015 By: John D. Remf What this AAR isn't: A complete breakdown of the TTP's and minutia taught in the class. There are reasons for this. The most important is without being there and participating as a team under the eyes of competent instructors, mere words are going to be a disservice. There is a lot more information and experience gained from the course than can be translated into an AAR. What this AAR is: An overview of the scenario, purpose of the class and some lessons learned. The purpose of the Tactical Urban Sustainment Course is an introduction to the problems one would face in the event of a breakdown of order following a catastrophic civil disturbance, either man made or natural. Developing the mindset to find solutions to those problems is emphasized over specific a+b=c mentality. This includes instruction on what to expect when our daily comforts, conveniences, order and security are no longer a reality, and what you can do now, to make that transition more manageable if it becomes necessary. The course

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Follow Through Consulting: Scoped Carbine AAR

  Follow Through Consulting www.followthroughconsulting.com www.facebook.com/followthroughconsulting Buck Doyle, Instructor Scoped Carbine (light) – three day course Teasdale, Utah Feb 20-22, 2015 Buck Doyle served over 21 years in the US Marine Corps, including 17 years and multiple combat tours with Special Operations units. As a Reconnaissance Marine attached to 1st Force Recon, 1st Recon BN, and MARSOC units, Doyle served as Team Leader, Platoon Sergeant, and Chief Instructor at Special Missions Training Branch. He has current, extensive experience in hostile fire/combat zones in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Doyle retired from the Marine Corps a Master Sergeant with multiple awards, including the Bronze Star (with Valor). Buck is one of nine U.S. service members featured in Mark Lee Greenblatt's recently released book,“Valor: Unsung Heroes of Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front.” In 2010, Buck founded Follow Through Consulting, LLC, and spent four years contracting with the Department of Defense as a member of the Joint Expeditionary Team (JET), advising and assisting combat units in Afghanistan. Follow Through has since focused on and expanded its training capabilities to include law enforcement and qualified civilians in addition to military units. Buck also provides consultation to companies in the area of product

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