Active Crisis Consulting is pleased to welcome Michael E. Thornton to our leadership team. Mr. Thornton's service to this country, and his courage and leadership under fire are well-known throughout the military and the special warfare community. We consider it to be a great priviledge to have Mr. Thornton on our team and have no doubt that our organization will benefit tremendously from the experience, leadership and honor that Mr. Thornton brings with him to Active Crisis Consulting.
Active Crisis Consulting welcomes Frederic M. Piry, MPA to the team. Mr. Piry has had a long and distinguished career working with the government and defense industry. His experience in program management and developing training programs will provide ACC with tremendous capabilities at home and abroad. Mr. Piry is an industry trailblazer and we are excited to include him as a valued member of our company and our leadership team.
Active Crisis Consulting welcomes Casey Pfortmiller to the team. Mr. Pfortmiller brings with him tremendous operational experience that was earned through years of international deployment. Mr. Pfortmiller will add significant depth to the Active Crisis Consulting training programs and tactical capabilities.
Active Crisis Consulting welcomes security and anti-terrorism expert Dr. Scott Nichol CAS CHPP CEM to the ACC team. Dr. Scott brings with him years of experience with the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, as a Staff Advisor to the Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS at the United States Department of State. Dr. Scott will play a key role in ACC's leadership team and augment all aspects our our security capabilities.
Active Crisis Consulting welcomes security expert Thomas Vaughan to the ACC team. Thomas brings with him years of DoD physical and information security experience. Thomas has also worked closely with defense contractors and cleared industry to train Facility Security Officers and assist them with NISPOM compliance. Active Crisis Consulting plans to use Tom's experience to help augment their active shooter prevention programs and strengthen its corporate security team.
By Ben Kesling and Zusha Elinson
Aug. 5, 2019 6:44 pm ET
The gunman who killed nine and wounded at least 27 in Dayton, Ohio, used an AR-15 style pistol in his attack, according to police, a smaller variation on the popular gun that has been used in many of the deadliest mass shootings.
The pistol, which has grown in popularity as major gun manufacturers started promoting it
Three mass shootings that killed 34 people over the past week involved semi-automatic weapons and magazines capable of holding dozens of bullets — all of which were legal to purchase by the shooters.
In Dayton, police said Sunday afternoon the shooter legally purchased his .223-caliber rifle online then had it transferred to a local arms dealer. Police said he affixed the rifle with a 100-round drum magazine and was carrying 250 rounds with him.
In El Paso, it's believed the shooter used an AK-
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Rick is a National and Internationally recognized firearms expert with 40 years’ of Federal government experience who began his career as a United States Marine in 1974. Over his 21 year career in the Marines, Rick received training as a basic armorer and as an advanced gunsmith at the precision weapons shop in Quantico, Va, where Rick subsequently served as the chief instructor of the facility. During his tenure at the Marine Corps, he was