Peter was a law enforcement officer with the State of Hawaii for 15 years, 8 of which was focused on counter drug operations. During his law enforcement career, he had the opportunity to attend several advance law enforcement tactical courses and military training programs designed to enhance law enforcement personnel ability to conduct greenside and counterdrug operations. Peter has over 20 years' experience as an instructor and has been teaching for TTOS since 1999. In addition to teaching tactical and combat tracking, Peter is also well versed in rural counterdrug operations, C-IED operations, surveillance operations, border security, small unit tactics, fieldcraft and primitive skills.
Cody is a retired Force Reconnaissance Officer. During his 23 years in the military, he completed 5 deployments, 4 with the USMC and 1 with the US Army. In addition to teaching small unit tactics, tracking, survival, mountaineering and mobility, he is the command staff advisor for the employment of tracking assets.. Leveraging his experience as both an enlisted man and an officer, he takes pride in mentoring young leaders in the conduct of tracking and reconnaissance operations. He has been teaching for TTOS since 2008.
Mike Byars is a retired Army Special Forces Master Sergeant. After retirement in 2007, he started working as Tracking Instructor for TTOS teaching classes all over the world. During his time in the Army, he was deployed to Operation Just Cause as a Paratrooper, and then later became a Special Forces Jungle Warfare Instructor at Fort Sherman in Panama. He is a Ranger, a Mountaineer, Assaulter and Sniper. His level of experience in teaching small unit tactics is unrivaled. He began his career in SF as an 18B (weapons) and later moved to (18F), Intelligence. He completed 3 combat deployments to OIF, with the last as a Team Sergeant (18Z). The unique combination of experience as a well-trained soldier and an experienced Special Forces Intelligence Sergeant, helps tailor our program to meet reconnaissance and SOF needs.
Seaux Larreau joined the US Army straight from High School in August 1981. He served the 82nd Airborne and 75th Rangers as well as did a short stint in the French Foreign Legion before finding a home in Special Forces in 1989. During his time in the Green Berets he served in 12th, 10th, 19th and 5th Groups where he participated in many combat actions and key deployments. His specialty as a Sniper, intelligence and communications put him out in austere conditions where he developed superior field skills and advanced infiltration techniques. In addition to ammunition improvements he also pushed for items like the Precision Sniper Rifle, Improved optics and ranging devices, advanced night vision and day scopes and modernize weapons upgrades. He retired from the US Army with almost 30 years of active duty.
Joined the United States Marine Corps in March of 2001, and served as an infantry Marine during the invasion of Iraq and the initial clearing of Fallujah during 2004. After servings 4 years in the infantry, he was selected to serve as a Reconnaissance Marine with 1 st Force Company. During his 17 years as a Reconnaissance Marine. he served in every position from point man, to Company Operations Chief. In 2010 during one of his deployments in transit while station aboard the USS Tarawa, a destress call was sent out to form the German flagged Magellan Star, stating that they had been boarded and the ship had been taken over by pirates. Tommy led the assault on the Magellan Star resulting in the rescue of 11 hostages, and the arrest of 9 pirates. Tommy retired for the USMC on April 1 2020 with 10 deployments in support of world-wide missions.
Bo is a retired USAF EOD tech with 5 combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan and another to Africa. During his time in he completed over 500 combat patrols and disarmed over 300 devices. On his last deployment he assumed a leadership role and was responsible for retrieving evidence in the manufacturing of IEDs throughout in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan which led to the successful targeting for various task forces within the AOR.