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Bob Boilard is the Program Director & a National Master Instructor at the SAF Training Division, an NRA Training Counselor, NRA Refuse to be A Victim Regional Counselor and the Chief Instructor at Defensive Strategies. Bob is a veteran of the United States Army and has been shooting since his parents bought him his first rifle at the age of 13. While in the Army he qualified as a sharpshooter and has been hooked ever since - as he says; "Once you've got the fever, there is NO CURE".

After leaving the military he had a 25 year career in military electronics with companies like Teledyne, Parlex & LaBarge Manufacturing; designing flexible printed circuits for various projects like the navigation system for the Tomahawk Cruise Missile, Patriot Missile Systems, AH-64 Apache Helicopter, Hubble telescope, the Space Shuttle and many more. His days as the Supervisor of Engineering for a 100 million dollar company was satisfying and very challenging at all times. Bob also spent 25 years on a sideline business as a mobile disc-jockey and videographer doing weddings, anniversaries and oh those singles dances.

Bob is married to his wife of 23 years, has 3 children, 6 grand-children and now owns 2 businesses including Defensive Strategies, LLC and a high tech company called i4Market, LLC which does website design, hosting, collocation and marketing services. Bob has been a member of the FBI InfraGard team for the last 6 years and also works as a New Hampshire Armed Private Investigator.

Some of Bob's qualifications are listed below:

SAF Training Division National Master Instructor

~ SAFTD Methods of Instruction (MOI) (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ SAFTD Defensive Handgun Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ SAFTD Defensive Carbine Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ SAFTD Defensive Shotgun Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ SAFTD Precision Rifle Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ SAFTD Range Master Development Course (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ SAFTD Range Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ SAFTD Pepper Spray (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ SAFTD Baton (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ SAFTD Handcuffing (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ SAFTD S.A.F.E. Situational Alertness for Everyone Instructor Development Course

NRA Training Counselor

~ NRA Advanced Pistol Instructor
~ NRA Basic Pistol Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ NRA Basic Rifle Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ NRA Home Firearm Safety Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ NRA Refuse to be a Victim Regional Counselor
~ NRA Refuse to be a Victim Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ NRA Personal Protection in the Home Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ NRA Personal Protection Outside of the Home Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ NRA Hunter Clinic Instructor
~ NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ NRA Chief Range Safety Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)
~ NRA Range Safety Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)

Homeland Security / FEMA / FBI / NCTC

~ FBI Northeast Summit for Cyber Security, Critical Infrastructure and Counter-Terrorism
~ FBI / InfraGard Active Shooter Awareness and Preparation
~ FBI / InfraGard Critical Incident Planning
~ FBI Range Day - Fort Devens (FBI SWAT)
~ Natural Disaster Awareness for Security Professionals / FEMA/DHS/NDPTC
~ Active Shooter Response FEMA/DHS EMI
~ Active Shooter - What can you do / FEMA/DHS EMI
~ Active Shooter Workshop / Homeland Security - NPPD Office of Infrastructure Protection
~ Workplace Violence Awareness / FEMA/DHS EMI
~ Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents / FEMA/DHS EMI
~ Counter-Terrorism Workshop - National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
~ Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools / FEMA/DHS EMI
~ National Incident Management System (NIMS) / FEMA/DHS EMI
~ Mass Casualty Incidents for Schools & Higher Education / FEMA/DHS EMI
~ Retail Security Awareness / FEMA/DHS EMI

Additional Training

~ (IALEFI) Master Instructor Development Course
(International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors)
~ Handgun Combatives w/ Dave Spaulding
~ Rangemaster Certified Firearms Instructor
~ Defensive Handgun with John Farnam
~ SABRE PSA Instructor (OC)
~ SABRE College Safety Program Instructor
~ Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) Certification
~ Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Instructor (USCCA)
~ SDTS Reality Check Combatives - SDC
~ SDTS Guardian Weapon Retention - SDC
~ Association of Defensive Shooting Instructors (ADSI)
~ Massachusetts State Police BFS Instructor
~ U.S. Concealed Carry Association Instructor
~ (S.A.F.E) Shooting And Firearms Educators Certified Instructor
~ New England Institute of Bail Enforcement Certified Instructor
~ Certified Bail Enforcement & Fugitive Recovery Agent
~ American Heart Association Certified CPR/AED & Emergency First Aid
~ Critical Defense Institute (various)
~ New Hampshire Armed Private Investigator

Bob is fully insured through the NRA, U.S.C.C.A & Lockton insurance companies, and is also Certified in CPR / AED & Emergency First Aid through the American Heart Association. Bob holds Concealed Carry licenses in New Hampshire, Maine, Utah, Arizona & Massachusetts and is also a New Hampshire Armed Private Investigator. He is a proud member of the following organizations:

~ InfraGard / Federal Bureau of Investigations (Boston & New Hampshire)
~ InfraGard National Members Alliance
~ The National Rifle Association Life Member
~ International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI)
~ Director of Operations / Second Amendment Foundation Training Division (SAFTD)
~ Association of Defensive Shooting Instructors
~ NH Tactical Arts Group
~ Gun Owners of NH (NRA Affiliate)
~ Board of Directors at Londonderry Fish & Game Club, Inc.
~ Oath Keepers
~ Second Amendment Foundation
~ Shooting And Firearms Educators (S.A.F.E.)
~ United States Concealed Carry Association
~ Radio Show Anchor on WLMW on 2A Issues and Personal Protection

Firearms Training
Website
https://www.defensivestrategies.org/
Location
Manchester
Occupation
Instructor
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