The Lima 5 principals are both combat trained US military veterans with a combined active duty and reserve time experience of approximately 24 years. We have military and expeditionary security experience in Africa, North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean basin countries. Our personal experiences include the building and leading of expeditionary security teams into West and Central Africa; leading armed security, biometrics control, training and security operations in Afghanistan and the Americas. We have been trained and are certified trainers in disciplines including law enforcement defensive and firearm tactics, bi-lingual translation, anti-terrorism, Information Security Protocols, Emergency Medical Services, Mixed Martial Arts and Krav Maga, combat lifesaving, and rescue SCUBA. Our educational backgrounds include degrees and certificates in Economics, Business Administration, Higher Education, Emergency Medical Services and Spanish. We have worked in the banking, collegiate teaching and administration fields, as an intelligence officer, as Directors of Security, martial arts instructor and professional translator. We have trained and managed large site contract security locations with large teams around the clock in access control, roving patrol, maritime patrol and Special Response Team duties. We have a combined security, military and business experience of more than 50 years between us. We are well centered, calm under pressure and think ahead. We believe in each other as business partners. We make it a point to understand the client and the client’s mission first. Once we understand your mission and have assessed your requirements we can build a training or security strategy and a hedge of protection around you and your loved ones successfully. We believe planning, integration and situational awareness are the highest value security skills we will bring to you, your family and your business or government. We look forward to speaking with you.