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News · 19. October 2022
The Drive / The War Zone Feature ACC's Neil McLean and the Special Tactics Training Team (STTT)
The War Zone featured ACC's Neil McLean and the Special Tactics Training Team (STTT) and their role in a SEAL Future Foundation (SFF) fundraising event which took place last week in Newport Beach, CA. The War Zone interviewed Neil McLean about the SFF fundraising operation, its purpose, and how many member's of the STTT had participated. The dinner was an unquestionable success and ACC's fast-rope exercise helped to generate approximately $1 million of donations to support SFF's mission.
News · 14. October 2022
ACC Conducts A Maritime Fast-Rope Exercise For The SEAL Future Foundation
October 14, 2022: Members of the Active Crisis Consulting Special Tactics Training Team demonstrated a maritime fast-rope exercise onto a vessel in Newport Beach California. The exercise was as part of a SEAL Future Foundation fundraising dinner that was held at Nobu. The proceeds from the event went to the SEAL Future Foundation in support of their mission to facilitate the transition from military to civilian life.
News · 10. March 2022
Frederic Piry and Ontic Discuss Exfiltration "Plan B" in the Ukraine
Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Scenario Planning with a Leading Expert in Mobile Security Deployments Frederic (Fred) Piry sheds light on the crisis in Ukraine and ​​how corporate security is responding to support evacuees. As Managing Director and Co-Owner of Active Crisis Consulting, he brings nearly 20 years of experience training thousands of U.S. government and military personnel to get out of the most extreme and unimaginable situations.
News · 05. January 2022
ACC Managing Director Neil McLean Featured on Classic Firearms
Classic Firearms and Neil McLean produce a highly informative video about modern kits, carriers and the latest high speed low drag gear. Check out the full length video where Neil demonstrates how the pros setup their protective gear. Here is the link to the Classic Firearms Youtube page where you can watch the full video.
News · 15. December 2021
ACC Welcomes Command Master Chief (ret.) Jim Foreman to the Team
Active Crisis Consulting welcomes Command Master Chief (ret.) Jim Foreman to the team as a Managing Director of the firm. Jim brings with him more than 30 years of security and military experience. He is a tremendous asset to the company and it is an honor to have him as a valued member of the team. Jim's extensive experience and comprehensive understanding of security, training and executive protection provides the firm's clients with an unmatched level of expertise and service.
News · 22. September 2021
Active Crisis Consulting Welcomes Pat Capriglione to the Team
Active Crisis Consulting welcomes Pat Capriglione, a 30 year veteran law enforcement, international security, and military training expert to the team. Pat began his career as a U.S. Capitol Police Officer and Detective and spent 23 years as a diplomat and federal agent in the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service. Pat was permanently stationed to embassies in Muscat, Beirut, Kuwait, Doha, Seoul and Iraq, the last three as senior advisors to the ambassadors.
News · 26. July 2021
WFYL Radio in Philadelphia Invites ACC's Rick Vasquez to Join Mike G in the Morning
WFYL Radio in Philadelphia Invites ACC's Rick Vasquez to Join Mike G in the Morning to speak about firearms and security. If you were unable to tune in live in Philadelphia then you can tune in here and listen to the entire show.
News · 12. May 2021
Rick Vasquez Managing Director of Active Crisis Consulting and International Firearms Expert Testifies in Front of the U.S. Senate
Rick Vasquez Managing Director of Active Crisis Consulting and international firearms expert testified in front of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday May 11, 2021 on behalf of the Office of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (Texas). His testimony was provided to the Committee of the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution regarding gun violence and ghost guns. Please follow this link to listen to a recording of this important testimony.
News · 10. May 2021
Active Crisis Consulting Managing Director and International Firearms Expert Rick Vasquez has Been Asked to Provide Senate Testimony
ACC Managing Director and international firearms expert Rick Vasquez is asked by the Office of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (Texas) to testify in front of the Committee of the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution regarding gun violence and ghost guns. Tune in tomorrow to hear his testimony live by following the link below.
News · 04. May 2021
ACC Managing Director Neil McLean is Featured on Classic Firearms Demonstrating the Patented McLean DRS Sling
ACC Managing Director Neil McLean is featured on Classic Firearms where he demonstrates the patented McLean Dynamic Retention Sling (DRS). This innovative design allows for a rapid 1 second transition from a two point sling to a one point sling and back without losing body retention. The ability to shoot offhanded, around objects and handle prisoners without compromising the convenience of a two point sling for climbing obstacles makes this design truly unique.

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