Paul Forgey (4G)
Paul Forgey is the CEO/Owner and head instructor with over 36 years' experience.
Paul served in the U.S. Marine's in the elite FAST Company (Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team). He was a team leader and Marine Corps Security Force Training Cadre instructor(8153) who was responsible for training of special operations units in Close Quarters Battle (CQB) skill sets along with Anti and Counter Terrorism security procedures. He was responsible for training all oversees naval installation security teams. He served as the weapons armory chief for the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment in Norfolk Virginia one of the Marine Corps largest and most diversified
He worked in the President Reagan administration and was assigned to OPNAV Security (Operational Naval Security) in the pentagon that oversaw all security details for the Secretary of the Navy, Chief of Naval Operations and Naval Command Center. He provided security for Secretary of Defense Casper Weinberger, Naval Secretary John Lehman and Naval Secretary James Webb along with all the Joint Chiefs of Staff and visiting dignitaries from foreign countries.
While assigned to 2nd Battalion 4th Marines he was a team leader of the Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operations Capable (MEUSOC) battalion landing team (BLT). Paul had the task of training numerous foreign military units around the world to include the Turkish infantry, Italian army, Spanish Military, Moroccan Army, French Military and Portuguese Military in MOUT Operations (Military Operations in Urban Terrain) operations.
He was hand selected for the Marine Corps coveted Super Squad competition as a team leader. This is a very high honor to compete against the best Marines in the Marine Corps and the British Royal Marines.
He has worked for the U.S Department of Justice as an Officer in the Special Investigative Service (SIS) for the BOP. He worked for the Transportation Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security helping to establish the initial security roll out of the agency after 9/11. He also worked for the Georgia Department of Corrections in under death sentence (UDS) and mental health departments. He is mental health and behavioral health Georgia State certified.
Paul has received specialized training from the following agencies U.S. Secret Service, FBI, U.S. State Department Diplomatic School, U.S. Marshal Service, Georgia Department of Corrections. He worked with and instructed the U.S Navy Seals, Marine Corps Force Recon, Marine Corps STA (Surveillance, Target, Acquisition) Platoons, Marine Corps Security Force Battalion FAST (Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Teams). He has worked for the U. S. Marshal Service managing the Justice Prisoner Alien Transport System known as (JPATS) for MVM Security and contract work with other corporate entities including the Atlanta Braves.He presently provides Executive Protection and staff security for an internationally known executive in Atlanta Georgia.
He is licensed by the Georgia Private Detective and Security Agency as a Classroom and Firearms Instructor License# CFTR001199. He is Georgia State Post Certified, National Association of Professional Martial Artist Certified in Tae Ki Jutsu, Hapkido, Bunjikan and Tae Kwon Doe. BLS,CPR, Tactical First Aid Certified along with being a Stop The Bleed National Instructor.
Paul leads a team of instructors with over 135 years of combined experience in Firearms, Tactical Training Skill Sets, Tactical Medicine and Security procedures.
Department of Homeland Security Retired
Senior Field Training Officer Senior Firearms Instructor
Tactical Medical Instructor
Senior Firearms Instructor
Lead Defensive Tactics Instructor
First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor
Law Enforcement Officer Flying Armed Instructor
Integrated Scenario Based Training Instructor
Use of Force Instructor
Coordinate and track training for the ICE Offices in GA, SC, NC
Coordinate Academy Training at FLETC for attendees from the ICE Offices in GA, SC, NC
U.S. Army Major/ Intelligence Officer
North Georgia College and State University (BBA)
Currently serves as Battalion Fire Chief at Union City/paramedic with 31 years experience at the Fire Department as well as 21 years of Emergency Room experience. Retired POST Certified Police officer.
Swat Level 1 Certified
Certified CPR and First Aid Instructor/ American Heart Association
Georgia POST Certified
Public Information Officer
Volunteers with Special Olympics of Georgia as part of the medical team.
I specialize in church security programs for preschool and children's ministries. I am CPR, Tactical First Aid and Stop the Bleed Certified. I am a certified Firearms instructor as well.