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About Umbrella Tactics, Inc.

Umbrella Tactics, Inc. is a small veteran & disabled female veteran owned corporation.

All of our team members are trained and certified in both modern military and law enforcement shooting tactics and training applications.

We pride ourselves in teaching military, US friendly OCONUS military units, local city, county, state and federal law enforcement, private security, contract security, and private citizens for personal defense and advanced shooting courses.

Umbrella Tactics, Inc. is proud to partner with a large corporation who has been instrumental in contracts dealing in unconventional warfare training around the world. The partnership gives us the opportunity to use a large training facility, have access to a strong instructor pool and also gives UTI the ability to use their vast amounts of training equipment. Our team partnership helps us to meet the needs of our customers with very few limitations. UTI partners with two similar small businesses who employ some of the finest instructors in weapons and tactics. We share our experiences together to provide our students and contracts with the BEST training possible.

UTI provides solid training with safety in the forefront of EVERY course! All of UTI's courses have a medic on site to provide necessary treatment in needed.

President and Director of Operations:
Merrideth Johnson is the President and Director of Operations. Merrideth assists as a Range Safety Officer as needed and an assistant to the instructors at the range. She is a disabled veteran and received an honorable discharge from the Army in 2012 and was awarded commendations for her service. Merrideth will complete her Masters in Business Administration in August 2014. Merrideth has 15 years of administration and management experience from a number of industries. Merrideth currently works as a Human Resource Generalist for URS at the Pueblo Chemical Depot; URS is tasked to demilitarize mustard gas munitions at PCD. Merrideth provides UTI with invaluable input and resources in the administration are of the company. We are proud to have her as the leader of UTI.

Chief Executive Officer & Director of Training:
Jesse L. Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Training for Umbrella Tactics. Jesse is an active/reserve U.S. Navy combat veteran. Jesse has trained with the nations finest on several bases all over the United States and over-seas. Jesse served in an active area of operations overseas in 1990-1991 for Desert Shield and Desert Storm as well as a few other small operations.. After active duty, Jesse started his law enforcement career; Jesse served over 16 years in law enforcement, with his highest rank as Chief of Police. After law enforcement, he supervised and managed four U.S. facilities with Department of Commerce as the Commander of Security Operations and served a tour OCONUS contracting. Jesse has spent the last 14 years as an instructor in firearms & tactics. He has over 2500 hours of combined official police and military training over the past 24 years; he also has formal education in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Jesse has personally trained and certified well over 1000 active & reserve military personnel, police officers & civilians in combat handgun, defensive weapons applications, and tactical rifle with a focus on close quarter battle. Jess leads the company in training development and instruction.

Training Staff:
UTI utilizes instructors from our team partners with 3 other companies. NEK, Strike First and Mercurial Security.

Umbrella Tactics takes pride in training the superb operators with our armed forces, agents and officers who are sworn domestically and private security services. We also enjoy training civilians in basic to advanced fundamentals. UTI can serve all of your needs. Call us to find out more about our listed course curriculums and private courses.

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"Chief Jesse Johnson believes in safety first. He dedicated Umbrella Tactics to cover ALL aspects of Firearms and Tactical training right down to the children in the Living room of your home LEARNING HOW TO BE SAFE!"

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Questions? Contact us about anything. We ready to answer questions about armed security training, firearm safety, concealed permits and more.

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