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Biographies/Credentials


                     TRAINING THE BEST TO PASS LIFE'S TEST

                                                                                         
                                                                                                   Rick A. Pere

EDUCATION (Civilian):

Southern Illinois University (1972-1978, 1983-1985) – B.A. 2002

Triton Community College (1981-1982, 1987-1988)

Community College of Lake County (2000)

EDUCATION (Military):

US Army Basic Training, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO. (February 1970)

US Army Signal School, Ft. Gordon, GS. (July 1970)

US Army, Airborne School, Ft. Benning, GA. (July 1970)

Third Army, Substance Abuse Counselor Course, (June, 1971)

U.S. Army ILARNG Basic NCO Academy; Ft. Mc Coy, WI. (1977)

U.S. Army ILARNG Senior NCO Academy (1977)

U.S. Army Reserves NBC Warfare School (Sept 1979)

Close Combat Instructor Cadre Trainer’s Course, Ft. Mc Coy, WI (Sept 1981)

U.S. Army Infantry ANCOC Academy, Ft. Benning, GA (June 1984)

U.S. Air Force Squad Automatic Weapons School; Bastrop, TX (June, 1998)

U.S. Air Force Military Munitions/Technician School (June-August 2000)

EOD/Munitions IED Course, Adnon Palace, Baghdad, Iraq, (May, 2005)

First Responder, Emergency Combat Medical Treatment, Ft. Bliss, TX. (July, 2006)

EDUCATION (Police):

Defense Training International (1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008)

Executive Security International, Personal Security Details (PSD) (June, 1988)

Police Training Institute; Police Firearms Instructor (April, 1995)

Police Training Institute; Police Tactical Firearms (May, 1995)

Police Training Institute; Police Strategy and Tactics (June, 1995)

Police Training Institute; Police Master Firearms Instructor (June, 1995)

Police Training Institute, Master Firearms Instructor Re-Certification (1997, 2000, 2004, 2006)

EOD/Munitions IED Course, The Adnon Palace, Baghdad, Iraq, (May, 2005)

First Responder, Emergency Combat Medical Treatment, Ft. Bliss, TX. (July, 2006)

Tactical Rifle Instructor, D.T.I., Bloomington, IL, D.T.I. (2006)

Combat Handgun, Rifle, Tactical Training Course; D.T.I., Rochester, IN ( 2006, 2007, 2008)

NRA; Personal Protection Outside the Home (2010)

NRA; Personal Protection Inside the Home (2010)

NRA; Range Safety Officer; RSO (2010)

State of Utah; Utah Concealed Carry Instructor (2010)

Certified Springfield XD Pistol Armorer, ILEETA, 2011


Certified Glock Pistol Armorer, ILEETS, 2011

Certified SABRE, OC Law Enforcement Instructor, ILEETA, 2011

1911 Pistol Platforms, ILEETA, 2011

M16, M-4 AR Platform Tactial Rifle Armorer, M&P 15 Rifle, S&W School, 2012

SABRE OC Instructor 2012, 2013

M-4 Rifle Armorer Course, 2013

State of Utah, Concealed Carry Instructor, 2013

Ruger AR Platform/Gas Piston Rifle Armorer, March,  ILEETA, 2014


CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS



American Legion

40 and 8

Disabled American Veterens

Veteran of Foreign Wars

State Line Rifle Assoication

National Rifle Assoication

ILEETA

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413 West Park Avenue

Round Lake, Illinois 60073

Telephone: 224-623-2225

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