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.
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