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Pat Hickcox is a retired Sergeant with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and a founding board member for the Arizona Tactical Officers Association. Pat served 8 years in the U.S. Army in many roles, including a combat deployment to Iraq from 2004 to 2005 as a Civil Affairs Team Sergeant. Pat developed the course curriculum and has trained hundreds of law enforcement and government agency personnel on night vision devices. He is highly sought after and is the NOTA's subject matter expert and lead instructor on night vision. Pat is also the owner of Emerging Tactical Solutions.

Sergeant Major (r) Jamey Caldwell, spent 21 years in the U.S. Army, serving his entire career in Special Operations. SGM Caldwell served with the 75th Ranger Regiment and 14 years in a Special Missions Unit that maintained a high operational tempo. He has deployed to combat 14 times and has conducted well over 500 missions. SGM Caldwell has been awarded three medals for valorous actions while under direct enemy fire. He has been sought after for his leadership skills, planning, leading combat operations, teaching marksmanship skills and CQB, culminating from years of adaptive thinking in combat situations. Jamey is also the owner of 1 Minute Out.