Ronald Fowlkes is a business development professional working with Eagle Industries Unlimited. In this line of work, he specializes in commercial products as well as law enforcement. In this job, his responsibilities include product education- to more than 150 sales individuals and selection of products for sale or development.
His current position borrows heavily from his experience working for the department of defense in a contractual capacity. Equally important and helpful to his current position is his time serving as a Marine. He was in the ‘Navy-Marine Corps where he acquired tactical training. His over thirteen years experience in law enforcement is a big plus in his portfolio.
Department of Defense
As a Department of Defense contractor, Ronald and the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization- JIEDDO worked as a team in Iraq. With the Army in US, some of his duties included the instruction of military personnel of the US in matters of tactical operations. In addition, he was responsible for infantry operations’ mounting and dismountingin the combat zones. Ronald also worked in hostage rescue operations, evidence collection and analysis of blast scenarios. Ronald was involved in tactical questioning of captured and detained people.
In total, Ronald has more than 13 years in law enforcement. He worked with the ‘St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department’ for 10 years and later with the ‘St. Louis County Police Department’ for three years. Since 2003, Ronald worked as a team leader where he earned his certification as instructor in defensive tactics, SWAT warfare tactics and URBAN tactics as well. Ronald also instructs in tactical rifle and shoot house. He was responsible for hostage incidents and ‘high risk entries’. In times when his unit was not required tactically, it was working on cases of gang activity, narcotics trafficking and illegal gun possession. His team is also charged with dealing with civil disobedience incidences and WMD responses.
Between the years of 1989 and 1993, Ronald served in the Marine Corps and was twice promoted. He was recognized as ‘veteran of Gulf War I’. In promoting his credentials, Ronald got basic training in an engineer course. At ANGLICO, Ronald conducted operations like mission ‘air and naval gunfire’ as well as reconnaissance. In these missions, Ronald tried many radios- encrypted and otherwise.
As an individual who likes the outdoor activities, it is no wonder that Ronald is enthusiastic about hockey. He is involved in the sport in various capacities. Through coaching his son’s hockey team, he spends time with the lad teaching him some moves.