ROMNEY, W.Va. – Max Velocity, a weapons and tactical trainer, is expanding his operations to the western front.
Calling it the Max Velocity Training West satellite facility, he will offer the same professional military training as his students receive at his original site in West Virginia.
As is normal operating procedure for Velocity, he protects the operational security of his team. So while the bio of the chief instructor for MVT West is long on experience, you’ll only learn his first name, Chris, on the website.
It is hosted at the Tier 1 facility in Nine Mile Falls, Wash. near Spokane. Listed as a gunsmithing facility online, it also hosts a training program called “A Girl and A Gun.” The training site includes a flat range and 60 acres of tactical training land.
Want to know more? Then attend the class. Velocity promises that those attending classes will get site maps and joining instructions.
In addition to his new Washington state training, Velocity will introduce training classes in Brady, Texas beginning in February 2017. Check out the Paratus Business News training and expo schedule for the current full listing through December.
Per his website, here is Max Velocity’s biography of his new western front’s chief instructor:
Chris spent 12 years of his life in the United States Army as an infantry officer. He has attended Jump School, Ranger School, SERE (survival escape, resistance, evasion) level 3 and many others. Chris has one deployment to Iraq where he commanded a mechanized infantry platoon in the Baghdad area. After Iraq, Chris was promoted to Captain and ultimately took a Rifle Company to Afghanistan to train, mentor and conduct combat operations along side Afghan Border Police in the southern provinces of the country. There he conducted operations with conventional, Special Operations and Other Government Agency entities along the Afghan/Pak border.
Above: Chris with his Bradley Fighting Vehicle opposite an Iraqi T-72
After several more assignments, Chris left the army with 12 years of service and went in to the private military contract sector. He spent time in Kabul, Kandahar and the Helmand area of Afghanistan escorting government and business officials through high threat environments while simultaneously training afghan personal protection forces (APPF) and conducting site assessments and security vulnerability of numerous static locations through out the country.
Above: Chris in Afghanistan with his Afghan Counterpart
Its been Chris’s lifelong career to serve his country, train and mentor US soldiers and their allies and now bring his experience and training expertise to Max Velocity Tactical. His expertise centers around Small Unit Tactics, Operational Planning, Small Arms Weapons Manipulation, Unconventional Warfare and Night Operations.
Chris now resides in eastern WA, and serves today in the Army National Guard, as well as being the Chief Instructor for MVT West.