Marcos Cintron - Active Shooter Training



Currently an active duty Marine, he has spent 12 years specializing in Physical Security & Force Protection. He spent 5 years with the Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Teams (F.A.S.T Company), providing physical security for nuclear materials used in the DOD. His FAST platoon deployed as a regional response team to Spain to react to any incidents in Europe, and Africa. Marcos spent the next 7 years as a Marine Corps Counter-Intelligence Agent, providing protection from insider threats, and active shooters ("Green and Blue") aboard military installations overseas. Also, attached to Force Recon for the 22D MEU’s Maritime Raid Force. During this time  was responsible for identifying threats, and determining when vessels where safe for follow on forces. During his deployment he also served as the one of the Force Protection liaisons for the 22 MEU.  in this capacity, Marcos provided Threat Assessments and Force Protection recommendations for piers and training sites abroad. Marcos has conducted multiple joint operations, and training exercises. He has also taught marksmanship fundamentals, and close quarters tactics to US & partner nations forces. He is an NRA Firearms instructor and a certified DHS Active Shooter training instructor.


  • DHS-FLETC - Active Shooter Threat Response Instructor (ASTITP-711)
  • NRA Military/Law Enforcement Pistol and Shotgun Instructor 
  • NRA Private Security Pistol and Shotgun Instructor 
  • NRA Personal protection in the home Instructor 
  • NRA Basic Pistol Instructor 
  • NRA Firearms Safety Instructor 
  • NRA/UTM Instructor 
  • NRA Range Safety Officer 
  • Simunitions Scenario and Safety Instructor  

Military Schools

  • School of Infantry (0311)
  • Basic Security Guard School (8152)
  • Advanced Urban Combat Course 
    • Defending a Captured Objective
    • Close Quarters Battle (CQB)
    • Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure (VBSS)
  • Non-Lethal Weapons Course (Escalations of Force)
  • Counterintelligence/HUMINT (0211)
  • Special Operations Training Group
    • Maritime Raid Force (VBSS)
    • Longe Range Raids (CQB)

Classes he teaches

  • Home defense
  • Defensive Carry Tactics
  • Defensive Mindset Development
  • Active Shooter Threat Assessments
  • Active Shooter Threat Training
  • Residential Home Defense Assessment 
  • Custom Classes 

Favorite Quote

"We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long, we are now qualified to do anything with nothing."

- Mother Teresa of Calcutta