Dave Charles is a Military Veteran, honorably discharged from the US Air Force and US Army. Dave’s Protection Experience started in the US Air Force and he continued serving as a member of the 82 Airborne Division, Pathfinder team. Dave has High Threat Security Contracting experience in Afghanistan and Iraq Protecting US and Foreign Dignitaries. Dave continues serving in Private Security Domestically deploying in response to several emergencies and disaster locations from Puerto Rico, Florida and Louisiana and Texas among others.
Dave’s area of expertise includes Executive/Dignitary Protection, High Threat Protection, Training, Advance Work, Security Driving and Threat Assessments. Additional experience includes Covert Protection, Surveillance and Surveillance Detection. Dave founded Hard Point Training, specializing in Firearms training for Concealed Carry, and the Florida Armed Security Officer qualification course.
Licensed to work in Florida and Georgia and available for OCONUS assignments.
Florida Security Officer License- D1327797
Florida Private Investigator Intern License- CC1700029
Florida State-Wide Firearms License- G1400001
Florida Security Agency Manager License- MB1300249
Florida Firearm Instructor License- K1800029
Florida Security Officer Instructor License- DI1900217
Georgia Armed Security/Concealed License
Active US Passport
Law Enforcement Instructor for Pistol & Shotgun, National Rifle Association- #144669874
NRA Concealed Carry Instructor, National Rifle Association
O.C. Instructor, Safariland
WPPS High Threat Protection Course- Triple Canopy
WPS High Threat Protection Course-
Primary Leadership Development Course- US Army
Airborne School- US Army
Pathfinder School- US Army