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Shawn Brust

Mr. Brust began his security career in the US Army serving in the 82nd Airborne Division, 18th ABC Long Range Surveillance Company (LRSC) and finishing with the 443rd Military Police Company.
Following his time in the Army he continued supporting our military and national defense in fields ranging from telecommunications to critical infrastructure consulting & training for a variety of companies.
In 2013 he co-founded Counterforce Defense, a veteran owned small business that provides security services and training with a focus on critical infrastructure defense.
Mr. Brust has applied the principles garnered over his long career in the military and security industry, supplemented by continual training, to the close protection industry.
Additional skills & certifications
Protective Detail Specialist (PDS) - Select-International - PDS17A002
Former US Army combat medic
Reconnaissance & Surveillance
Close quarters tactics
Breaching (mechanical, ballistic, explosive)
PADI Advanced Open Water & NITROX
Boating/Sailing experience


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