2018 Keynote Speaker:
US Navy SEAL Petty Officer 1st Class Roger Gehring (Ret.)
Petty Officer First Class Roger Gehring (Ret.) served 20 years as a US Navy SEAL and retired in September 2006. During his enlistment, he traveled the world and gained much knowledge & experience. He was the leading Petty Officer Supervisor for Alpha & Delta platoons, JCET exercise to the Republic of Maldives & SEAL Delivery Vehicle Dive Supervisor for Rim Pac 98, supervising eight complex Naval Special Warfare Diving Operations. Roger teaches second nature response training and dexterity training, along with weapon safety, self-defense, dynamic range shooting, hand to hand combat, and tactical strategies.
Roger is certified in Applied Explosive Course, Mid-South Institute Shaw Shooting School, Demolition Range Safety Officer, Diving Supervisor, Range Safety Officer, Advanced Operator Training, Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL Training, Master Training Specialist, and Terrorist Level II Training & Small Arms instructor.