John "Shrek" McPhee
The following excerpt is taken from Soldier Systems:
John has spent his adult life in Special Operations and Special Mission Units. He is a Master Instructor in all aspects of special activities, missions and operations. He has over 6 years of private special activities consulting and is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in: Special Activities, Operational Preparations, Limited Signature Operations, Reconnaissance, Singleton Operations, High Threat Dignitary Protective Services, Extreme Long Range, Designated Marksman, Advanced Precision Rifle Marksmanship, Combat Marksmanship, Live Fire CQB/CQC, Advanced Pistol Marksmanship, Advanced Carbine Marksmanship, Aeriel Gunnery, Rifles, Shotguns, Ariel Personnel and Vehicle Interdictions, Mechanical, Ballistic and Explosive Breaching, Freefall Instructor Programs, Infiltration/ Exfiltration Techniques, Ground Mobility, Unit Pre-Deployment Training, and Research and Development of; Soldier Systems, Weapons, Ammunition, Thermal and Night Optics.
- Special Forces Target Interdiction Course
- US Army Sniper School
- NRA Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun, Instructor
- NRA Range Safety Officer
- Advanced Mountain Sniper Course, Instructor
- Advanced Freefall, Instructor (Ratings Current)
- Freefall Coach (Ratings Current)
- California Personal/ Executive Body Guard Certification (Rating Current)
- 2005 Budweiser World Cup Super Heavyweight Jiu-Jitsu Champion
- 2004 Presidential Security Detail (Ariel Heavy) Cartagena, Colombia
He has trained countless U.S. Special Operations forces, thousands of International Tier 1 Operators and Special Forces around the world. He is one of the handful of operators with over a decade of combat having served in multiple theaters from Bosnia and South America to recent war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.