Performance Training to Focus on Safety, Success in Real-World Conflicts

SAN DIEGO, CA | March 8, 2017 – Virginia Beach-based ADS, Inc. will team up with Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts (PFC) to provide advanced combat training during Warrior Expo West, a two-day industry event that features the latest in training, equipment, and product solutions for all branches of the military, government, and first responders.

Warrior Expo West will be held April 19 and 20 at the San Diego Convention Center.

This is exactly the kind of advanced, interactive training that makes Warrior Expo West a must-attend event for our customers year after year.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities demonstrated by PFC Instructors are at a level unsurpassed in the training industry.”


– Ryan Angold, ADS Vice President of Market Sales

Ryan Angold - ADS, Inc.

Since 1997, PFC has been an industry leader in teaching Force Options for Resolving Combative Encounters (F.O.R.C.E.) to military, law enforcement, and security professionals.

The company’s performance-based classroom training courses during Warrior Expo West will include “Modern Use of Force,” “Battle-Born Leadership” practices, and the latest methods for “Surviving Active Violence Events.”

“The PFC mission is simple: to save lives,” said Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts spokesman Mike Haytack. “Regardless of objective, threat, or rules of engagement, PFC principle and performance-based training solutions will condition safety and success during a real-world conflict.”

Hosted annually by ADS, Warrior Expo West showcases interactive product demonstrations and on-site training opportunities, and allows attendees to examine hundreds of products and training solutions in one place. The event epitomizes ADS’ mission to provide unique, innovative, and effective product solutions to its customers by bringing together vendors and customers in this collaborative, high energy environment. More than 150 vendors and 2,000 visitors are expected to attend. 

Warrior Expo West is free to registered military, federal, state, and local government agencies, law enforcement, first responders, and qualified defense or government contractors. The event is not open to the general public.

The threats facing our communities, our country, and the world are constantly evolving. We’re very proud that Warrior Expo continues to be a resource our nation’s warfighters, law enforcement, and first responders depend on to learn about the latest innovations and technology to counter these threats.”
– Jason Wallace, ADS CEO

About Warrior Expo
Warrior Expo is a premier industry event, designed by ADS, Inc. to bring end users, program managers, and procurement specialists together with industry-leading solutions partners in an environment for government and defense organizations. Warrior Expo is held twice per year—once on the West Coast in San Diego in April and once on the East Coast in Virginia Beach in July. The event attracts more than 250 vendors and 3,000 guests each year.

About ADS, Inc.
ADS, Inc. is a leading value-added logistics and supply chain solutions provider that proudly serves all branches of the U.S. Military, federal, state and local government organizations, law enforcement agencies, first responders, partner nations, and the defense industry. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, ADS is a Top 50 Department of Defense Contractor focused on solving our customers’ challenges by providing the best product and service offerings, the broadest array of procurement options, and legendary customer service.

About Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts
Since 1997, Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts has been an industry leader in teaching Force Options for Resolving Combative Encounters (F.O.R.C.E.) to military, law enforcement, and security professionals.  PFC instructs armed and unarmed defense skills, use of firearms for all skill levels and applications, tactical training from special operations to home defense, executive protection and security training, and custom programs tailored to specific client needs.

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