Sergeant Major (Retired) Karl Erickson has over 25 years of Military Experience; 18 years of experience within Army Special Forces, conducting all aspects of Special Operations, including training, execution, and technical oversight at the detachment, company, and combined joint task force level. SGM Erickson has earned numerous awards, including three Bronze Stars and an Army Commendation Medal for Valor. His military schooling includes Ranger school, Military Free Fall Jumpmaster, Special Forces Medic, SFARTEATC, and Special Forces Sniper, to name but a few. After retiring, SGM Erickson now serves as the Director of Special Projects at Ex Umbris International LLC. He continues to train our military’s finest units, Law Enforcement, and emergency first responders to prepare them for tomorrow’s threats. Additionally, Karl provides specialized training to private sector personnel and companies in many subjects, including Situational Awareness, Travel Safety, Post-Incident Medical Response, Modern Survival, and Advanced Firearms courses. He is also the host of Tactical Rifleman.