Denver Houck
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Tip of the Spear Training Group

Denver Houck

13 Years Instructing

Phone: 321 877 8364

Email: instructordenver@gmail.com

Background: Former Military, Former Law Enforcement, Instructor, Gov’t Employee / Contractor

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About Tip of the Spear Training Group

United States Marine Corps 1999-2012


Units

Alpha Company, 2nd Platoon, 8th & I, Washington, DC

Fox Company, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division

6th Marine Corps District, Recruiting, Orlando, FL

India Company, 2nd Platoon, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division

Starlite Rifle Range, Weapons & Field Training Battalion, Parris Island, SC

Marksmanship Training Unit, Weapons & Field Training Battalion, Parris Island, SC

0311 - Infantry Rifleman

8411 - Recruiter

0933 - Combat Markmanship Coach

0931 - Combat Marksmanship Trainer

Primary Marksmanship Instructor

MOUT -  Military Operations on Urban Terrain 

Jungle Warfare Training

Cold Weather Warfare Training

Airborne - Basic Jump School

Mountain Warfare Training

Desert Warfare Training

Basic Field Firing Officers Course (BFFOC)

Purple Heart Medal

Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal (4th award)

Combat Action Ribbon

Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2nd Award)

Iraq Campaign Medal (w/ 1 Star)

Marine Corps Recruiting Ribbon

Global War on Terrorism Medal

National Defense Service Medal

Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon

Letter of Appreciation (3rd Award)

Meritorious Mast (6th Award)

 

Brevard County Sheriff's Department

Firearms Instructor (FI) - Dept of State - U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq

Range Master Firearms Instructor (RMFI) - Dept of State - U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan

Chief Instructor of Tip of the Spear Training Group

NRA Pistol Instructor

NRA Rifle Instructor

NRA Shotgun Instructor

NRA Home Firearm Safety Instructor

Courses Taught

CCW, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Rifle, Shotgun, Long Range Precision, NRA Courses, Active Shooter Response Training, In Home Defense Training, Scenario Based Training, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge), Women's Only Courses, Instructor Training Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Virtual Simulation, Security Training & Certification

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Certifications

U.S. Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship Coach
U.S. Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship Trainer
U.S. Marine Corps Primary Marksmanship Instructor
Basic Field Firing Officer Course (U.S. State Dept.)
NRA Pistol Instructor
NRA Rifle Instructor
NRA Shotgun Instructor
NRA Safety in the Home Insructor

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Policies

Cancellation Policy

All course fees must be paid in full the day of the class in cash. A 25% deposit will be required at the time of registration (we will send an email via PayPal for 25% deposit after completing your registration form) to hold a student's spot and the remaining balance will be due the day of the class (cash or check).

Reschedule Policy

Reschedules must happen before 72 hours of course start date and time.

Refund Policy

Deposits and payments are only refundable in the event that TotSTG cancels or postpones a course for any reason other than inclement weather. In the event of a non-weather-related cancelation, refunds will be issued minus a 5% service charge, or a student can choose to keep their full deposit/payment amount on file as a credit to be put toward a future TotSTG course within 18 months. If a student needs to withdraw their registration from a course, they must do so at least one week prior to the scheduled course date. If a cancellation is received at least one week prior to the course, the student's deposit/payment can be held on file as a credit that can be put toward any future TotSTG course within 18 months. If a cancellation is received less than one week prior to the course date, the student's deposit/payment is non-refundable and cannot be held on file as a credit. If a course must be postponed or canceled due to inclement weather, all registered students' deposits/payments will be held on file as a credit to be put toward a future TotSTG course within 18 months of the original training date. 

 

Courses

CCW

Basic

Intermediate

Advanced

Rifle

NRA Courses

USCCA Courses

USA Carry Courses

Scenario Based Training

Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge)