Robert H. Deatherage, Jr. is a private security consultant and security professional with a career spanning over three decades. This includes a 24-year career in the US Marine Corps and US Army Special Operations with extensive Special Forces experience in communications, operations, intelligence, and anti/counter-terrorism including conducting/managing high-risk training and design, development, implementation/ presentation of lesson plans/materials, and instructional process management for the Antiterrorism Training Detachment, US Army Special Warfare Center and School.
Bob retired as the Non-Commissioned Officer In-Charge of the Antiterrorism Training Detachment, JFK Special Warfare Center and School. In this, he was responsible for training members of all U.S. Government agencies in Antiterrorism tactics, techniques and procedures to include anti-terrorism, defensive driving, threat, risk and vulnerability assessments with mitigation, physical security, surveillance detection, individual protective measures and other principals designed to increase the safety and security of US Personnel and installations operating in all environments.
Bob is a Certified Antiterrorism Force Protection officer Levels II and III with experience in leading, and developing, Security/Safety plans, procedures, and their successful implementation. He has led and overseen installation, operations and maintenance of physical security devices, integration of physical and cyber security, tactical response, and personnel safety in various industries that include Commercial Nuclear Power, New Nuclear power construction, Natural gas power plants, power transmission and distribution projects, and other infrastructure projects in multiple countries, including the United States.
Bob is an experienced intelligence collector and analyst for both signals and all source collection efforts in all operational environments worldwide. This in addition to being a published author on security subjects including Survival Driving, Security Operations, Terrorism Awareness. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Business and Organizational Security Management.