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Register On-site For Warrior West

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Pre-registration is closed for this week’s Warrior West Expo, Tuesday & Wednesday at the San Diego Convention Center. Instead, register on-site. Participation is restricted to those with valid government ID.

Also, make sure you’re there on Wednesday, May 15 @ 1130 – 1230 in Classroom 5B for “LEADERSHIP: Becoming the Sheep Dog” featuring Celebrity Guest Speaker Tim Kennedy.

Tim is a Army Green Beret and UFC ranked middleweight fighter. He will speak about how to overcome fear, how to get up and learn from losses, how to recognize strengths and weaknesses, and how to become the sheepdog.

Tim is well known for his support of those serving in uniform and will also hold a meet and greet, Wednesday, May 15 @ 1000 – 1100, in the Warrior Lounge.

Warfighter Countdown – Tim Kennedy Presents “LEADERSHIP: Becoming The Sheepdog” At Warrior West

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

We may mentioned once or twice that MMA Fighter and SF NCO Tim Kennedy will present training at next week’s Warrior West in San Diego, but thats because we anticipate this to be the best event ever presented at a Warrior Expo.

“Every time you train, train with the motivation and purpose that you will be the hardest person someone ever tries to kill.”

Tim Kennedy

UFC Middleweight Fighter | Army Ranger | Special Forces Sniper | Weapon Specialist | Actor

The premise behind the training is that there are three types of people in this world: the wolf, the sheep, and the sheepdog. The wolf is violent, the sheep is passive, and the sheepdog is there to protect one from the other.

The Details:

LEADERSHIP: Becoming the Sheep Dog, Featuring Celebrity Guest Speaker Tim Kennedy

Wednesday, May 15 @ 1130 – 1230, Classroom 5B

Featured celebrity speaker, Army Green Beret, and UFC ranked middleweight fighter, Tim Kennedy, will speak about how to overcome fear, how to get up and learn from losses, how to recognize strengths and weaknesses, and how to become the sheepdog.

Tim is well known for his support of those serving in uniform and will also hold a meet and greet, Wednesday, May 15 @ 1000 – 1100, in the Warrior Lounge.

Both events will be held at the San Diego Convention Center—Sails Pavilion and in both cases, valid Government ID is required for entry.

Warfighter Countdown – Outdoor Research

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

The Warrior West Expo by ADS is just two short weeks away, at San Diego’s Convention Center.

One company you need to check out is Outdoor Research and their Three Glove Cold Weather Glove System. Like the name says, it consists of three pieces of handwear and was adopted a few years ago as the Army Glove System as an interim solution until the Army’s upcoming Modular Glove System is selected and fielded next year.

The mitts are manufactured using fully seam taped Gore-Tex fabric, while the glove uses a Gore-Tex liner, making them all both Waterproof and Windproof.

The components are:

AGS Firebrand Mitt (includes Removable Insulated Liner)

• Extreme Cold Patrol Mitts
• Pile Fleece Liner and Synthetic Insulation
• Goat Leather Palm
• Compression-Resistant Warmth
• MonoCinch Gauntlet Closure
• Removable Wrist Cord
• Velcro Hook and loop Closure on Removable Liner
• Anatomical Box Construction

AGS Firebrand Trigger Finger Mitt

• Cold Patrol Mitts w/ Trigger Finger Design
• Pile Fleece Liner and Synthetic Insulation
• Goat Leather Palm
• Compression-Resistant Warmth
• MonoCinch Gauntlet Closure
• Removable Wrist Cord
• Anatomical Box Construction

AGS Convoy Glove

• Tactile Cold Wet Combat Glove
• Tricot Liner
• Goat Leather Palm
• Hook and Loop Cuff Closure
• Removable Wrist Cord
• Optimized Leather Reinforcement
• Pre-Curved Box Construction
• Touchscreen Compatible

In the future, OR will manufacture their handwear at a new manufacturing facility in Southern California.

There’s still time to sign up for Warrior West. Register at warriorexpo.com/register.

Warfighter Countdown – Networking

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Hosted by ADS in the San Diego Convention Center, May 14 & 15, Warrior West is not only where you’ll see the latest gear, it’s also a great place to network with other government end-users as well as industry.

They’re also sponsoring an interactive game, Tic-Tac-Toe / Spin to Win. Think of it as a scavenger hunt that will introduce you to new companies. Check the link for rules as well as a list of participating vendors.

Another opportunity to network is the Annual Warrior Bash, a private event, open only to attendees and their guests.

Don’t miss out. Make sure you register at warriorexpo.com/register.

Warfighter Countdown – Long Range Acoustic Devices

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

We’re less than a month out from ADS Warrior Expo West. We’ve already discussed the training available at this event, May 14 & 15 at the San Diego Convention Center. There’s also Going to be some cool gear to check out, like the LRAD 360XL-MID Mobile Kit. What makes it different from other Long Range Acoustic Devices in the past is that it is omni-directional, covering over 2 square kilometers making it ideal for issuing public safety notifications and emergency warnings in areas without fixed public address systems.

The kit consists of a emitter head, power amplifier, control module, an push-to-talk mic.

Sounds, including voices, are clear and intelligible and the system will emit continuously with onboard batteries for up to two hours. Additionally, the system incorporates an MP3 Player with Record-on- the-Fly Microphone.

Register now for Warrior Expo West and visit them in booth #411.

Warfighter Countdown – Educational Courses

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Just five weeks from now is ADS Warrior West, May 14 & 15 at the San Diego Convention Center. One of the big draws is going to be the training they have lined up.

For example, Raytom Group is offering a Stop the Bleed class.

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Raytom Group Founder Jason Funaro has over 15 years of experience both as a civilian field Paramedic and TacMedic. He will offer instruction in:

• Identifying different types of bleeding
• Methods to control these types of bleeds
• Treating the patient post bleeding control
• Basic, advanced, and field craft methods to control difficult bleeds

A full list of these educational courses can be found here.

Additionally, Tim Kennedy is offering a free class to Warrior West attendees, based off if the curriculum of his company, Sheepdog Response.

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Rite in the Rain is the official sponsor of the series of educational courses for this year’s Warrior West.

Don’t miss out. Make sure you register at warriorexpo.com/register.

Warfighter Countdown – Meet MMA Fighter Tim Kennedy at ADS Warrior West

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

The ADS Warrior West is just six weeks away, May 14 & 15 at the San Diego Convention Center.

In addition to the great exhibits and education available at the show, attendees will have an opportunity to meet MMA Fighter and Army Special Forces NCO, Tim Kennedy. Not only that, he is also going to teach a class on Sheepdog Response.

Don’t miss out. Make sure you register at warriorexpo.com/register.

3M Scotchlite Thermal Reflecting Film

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Offered in several formats, 3M Scotchlite Thermal Reflecting Film is a flexible film that “appears” cold when viewed through an infrared or thermal imaging camera/sights. Under thermal image cameras, the film gives a high contrast, highly visible, and/or a realistic thermal practice target.

Unlike other products in the market, this tape doesn’t have to be emplaced at an angle. Day or night, hot or cold, you’ll see your target through thermals.

3M products are available for unit and agency order through ADS.