Nathan S – is an internationally recognized author on high threat protection in hostile and semi-permissive environments. Nathan's latest book, Infidels in the Garden of Mesopotamia, provides a rich insight and firsthand expertise on conducting high threat protective operations in these often-unforgiving locations. Nathan has over 12 years of combined tactical and operational experience working in various locations worldwide that have included Africa, Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon and Panama. His wide-range of tactical training, as well as his common sense approach in conducting realistic training, has made him a valuable resource and expert in tactical shooting courses. Some of Nathan's certifications include advanced tactical carbine, tactical pistol, submachine gun, as well as various foreign weapons platforms. Additional courses include counter-terrorism tactics, tactical medical field craft and high threat protection operations. Nathan is a certified H&K armorer for the G36, G-3 and MP5 weapon platforms and is also a certified M4 armorer. He is a combat veteran of the United States Army and the former Director of Operations for TAHTP. He is currently deployed overseas on a long-term assignment.