Ross is a retired Master Sergeant of the United States Air Force with 23+ years of combined federal law enforcement and military experience. This time includes 10 years as a USAF Security Police/Forces member specializing personnel and resource protection. He served as a member of multiple Emergency Service Teams and the Nuclear Weapons Tactical Recapture Force. He also served 10 years as a Special Agent with the USAF Office of Special Investigations where he conducted felony level investigations, counter terrorism, counterintelligence, and surveillance operations. Ross is a combat veteran of Operation Southern Watch and Operation Iraqi Freedom where he directed off base force protection operations and led numerous counterintelligence missions and protective service operations. He is currently a certified firearms instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and conducts firearms and tactics training for military units, federal agencies, foreign agencies, and state/local departments. Ross has an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He is an active member of the National Rifle Association.