Tatiana Whitlock is a mother of two, firearms instructor and writer. Tatiana’s journey into the world of firearms began five years ago after participating in her first shooting class, an NRA Women on Target clinic. She immediately left a career in plastics manufacturing & industrial design to pursue an immersing education in firearms with a focus on self and home defense.
She is now the Director of Training at Ann Arbor Arms Academy in Ann Arbor Michigan and part of the NRA New Energy program and the NRA Women’s Network.
Frank Proctor has served over 18 years in the military, the last 11 of those in US Army Special Forces. Over the last 7 years he has trained DOD personnel in Combat Marksmanship, Close Quarters Battle, Breaching and Sniper/Observer Operations with deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. During his Special Forces Career he has served with and learned from many experienced and knowledgeable Special Forces Operators.
After a few years as an instructor for the Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat Course, he started competitive shooting. His passion for shooting helped earn the rank of Grand Master in Limited division in a little over a year. He holds a Master ranking in IDPA Stock Service Pistol.
Sergeant Major (ret) John McPhee AKA “The Sheriff of Baghdad” served a distinguished career in U.S. Army Special Operations for over 20 years, retiring in 2011. Better known for his call sign “SHREK”, John created the S.O.B. brand to provide his knowledge to civilians, law-enforcement,and militaries around the world. He has trained countless U.S. Special Operations forces, thousands of International Tier 1 Operators and Special Forces around the world. He is one of the handful of operators with over a decade of combat having served in multiple theaters from Bosnia and South America to recent war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
He is a Master Instructor in all aspects of special activities, missions and operations. There is a reason he is called“The Sheriff if Baghdad”.