Government Training Institute Newsletter January 2018

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GTI Monthly Mission Brief
GTI Monthly Mission Brief
Government Training Institute Training

The Government Training Institute (GTI) was founded in 2003 to address needs of state and local law enforcement agencies throughout the United States with research based training. GTI's multiple courses contain a cooperative curriculum base and ongoing research from a staff with extensive operational military and law enforcement experience.
Upcoming Training Classes:

GTI delivers sound, tested, operational experience, and course development that makes up realistic, modern, and effective training classes. Click the links below to check out some of the classes we have coming up:

January 30 - February 2
Advanced Sniper (Barnwell, SC)

February 5 - 9
Custom Course (Barnwell, SC)

February 20 - 22
Close Quarters Battle (CQB) (Barnwell, SC)

February 26 - 28
Tactical Breaching (Barnwell, SC)

February 26 - March 2
Custom CQB Course (Barnwell, SC)

March 23 - March 25
Joint Operations Center Exercise (Barnwell, SC)
Close Quarters Battle Training

Basic SWAT Training In The Stack
Instructor of the Month:
Allen Ford
(Range Master and Tactical Instructor)

Allen is the range master at GTI as well as a tactical instructor where he trains law enforcement, military, and civilians from across the country in marksmanship, active shooter response tactics, and much more.

Allen is a combat veteran serving in both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom while serving with the US Army and National Guard. After his time in the military Allen became a security professional for the Department of State where he worked on personal security details in high-threat diplomatic security situations, on quick response force details, as a designated defensive marksman, and as an Emergency Response Team Leader.

After his time with the Department of State Allen spent 8 years with the Department of Energy where he served as an operator, sniper, team leader, and instructor for the Special Response Team which is a full time 125 man elite tactical unit. During his time with the DOE he became a member of his company's full time competitive shooting team where he helped the team capture two national titles. Allen also won two individual national titles and was named the Department of Energy's Security Officer of the Year twice.

Allen Ford - Tactical Instructor On the Range

Allen Ford - Tactical Instructor
GTI at SHOT Show 2018


January 23 - 26 at the SANDS Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV

Don't forget to stop by the Pantac USA Booth 20629 to visit with some of the GTI and Wraith Tactical staff!
A Recap Of 2017 At GTI

2017 was a very exciting year at GTI and 2018 is going to be even better! Come with us and look back on some of the most exciting events that happened at GTI in 2017!

Click To See Some Of The Most Exciting Times At GTI For 2017!
A Recap Of 2017 At GTI
A First Priority for First Aid
A First Priority for First Aid

We all know with the unpredictability of the world we live in staying prepared and alert can greatly affect the outcome of a very bad situation. In this article we dive into some commonly overlooked medical skills and tools that do not require a person to be a doctor of any sorts.

Read More On The Specific Tools & Skills That Can Help You Save Your Own Or Someone Else's Life
Can You Teach An
Old Dog New Tricks?

Our Director of Training Dennis O'Connor talks about the importance of adapting with the times the importance behind it as long as the person is open minded and willing to accept it.

Read More On How Someone Can Adapt To A Changing Situation.
Can You Teach an Old dog New Tricks?
Mission Tourniquet
Mission Tourniquet

Mission Tourniquet is an amazing cause created by two active duty law enforcement officers who run the Instagram page PolicePosts which brings awareness and support to the law enforcement community. With the help of some medical gear companies these officers are determined to provide all active duty law enforcement officers with their own tourniquets for duty.

Read More On This Amazing Cause.

Donate To Help Active Duty Law Enforcement Officers Today!
GTI Legion Class Schedule

The GTI Legion program allows civilians access to the same fantastic instructors and training venues previously only accessible to Law Enforcement, Military and First Responders. Click on the links to check out some of the Legion classes we have coming up:

January 27 8:30am - 5:30pm
Gunfighter Carbine Phase 1

February 3 8:30am - 5:30pm
Defensive Vehicle Tactics (DVT)

February 10 8:30am - 5:30pm
Gunfighter Carbine Phase 2

February 17 - 18 (Saturday & Sunday) 8:30am - 5:30pm
Gunfighter Pistol Phase 3

March 3 8:30am - 5:30pm
Gunfighter Pistol Phase 1

March 10 8:30am - 5:30pm
Gunfighter Carbine Phase 1

March 17 8:30am - 5:30pm
Precision Rifle

March 24 8:30am - 5:30pm
Gunfighter Carbine Phase 2
GTI Legion Training Gunfighter Carbine Phase 1

GTI Legion Training Gunfighter Carbine Phase 2

GTI Legion Training Gunfighter Carbine Phase 3
Generation III Wraith Tactical CARR Pack in Stealth Gray and Ranger Green
Wraith Tactical Corner

Wraith Tactical has two NEW colors that will be coming out as GEN III options. Ranger Green and Stealth Grey have been chosen and preorders will be available soon!

Get Yourself a CARR Pack Today!

Don't forget to stop by the GTI Store to pick yourself up some GTI Gear! We have shirts, hats, patches, decals, and much more!

GTI Shop
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