AUGUST 20, 1964 – JANUARY 15, 2021 R.I.P.
Wes was an internationally recognized firearms, tactics, and use of force instructor with over 30 years of military & law enforcement experience, as well as significant operational time with both military & law enforcement tactical operations & protective service organizations. His real-world experience taught him first hand that there is more to prevailing in austere situations than merely pressing a trigger, and understanding the why as much as the how is crucial to overcoming high demand violent conditions. Putting years of experience, both domestic and abroad to use, Wes worked to cultivate training methodologies that are safe, efficient and most importantly relevant to the world around us.
Wes was the Founder, President, & General Operating Manager of Khyber Interactive Associates, LLC, creator of the 1 inch to 100 yards Warrior Conference and the lead trainer for the annual Lights Sights Lasers US Tour, the only touring training initiative that provided cost free training to law enforcement and military in the country. Wes held a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration and an upper level Doctorate in Psychology, with an emphasis on sports and performance psychology.
Wes was also a published author, with numerous articles in various publications, such as; American Hand gunner, American Cop, Police Magazine, Law Officer, SWAT magazine, ASLET “The Trainer”, and The NTOA “Tactical Edge”. Wes was also the author of the bestselling books “Train to Win”, and “Condition to Win” both are training psychology/philosophy books focused on law enforcement and military trainers and professionals.