Ronald Fowlkes is a business and a military leader. Fowlkes using his military training brought his intimate knowledge of military tactics to promote the improvement of the tactical skills of law enforcement. Fowlkes is giving back to society what he has learned in the military by being an influential and productive member of the law enforcement community. Throughout his career in the military, his personal goal was to help law enforcement.
From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Fowlkes enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He earned two promotions. At the Marine Corps School of Infantry Fowlkes was trained in Marine Combat. He gained additional military skills at the Air National Gunfire Liaison Company in the areas of :
- Basic Engineering
- A Basic Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company Course
- He learned the technique of parachuting at the U.S. Army Parachute School and received the Advanced Navy-Marine Corps Parachute Insignia
- He attended the NSWF Combat Diver School training in close combat.
Fowlkes further participated with the Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) which involved small-unit parachute operations. Fowlkes has developed skills in reconnaissance and air and naval gunfire missions. His training with radios include both encrypted and non-encrypted, and he was trained in the use of a MULE laser designator. (Modular Universal Laser Equipment).
He instructs military personnel in the areas of tactical operations, hostage rescue, evidence collection, post-blast analysis, and the tactical questioning of detained and captured individuals.
Fowlkes spent thirteen years in law enforcement and served with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department for ten years and with the St. Louis County Police Department for three years.
Fowlkes has specialized law enforcement training with the Hostage Response (HRT) Team for seven years with the St. Louis Metropolitan’s HRT Team. WMD Response Team, (Weapons of Mass Destruction Special Response Team), the Civil Disobedient Team and SWAT. Fowlkes’ training is the most dangerous aspects of law enforcement.
Ronald Fowlkes works for Eagle Industries Unlimited and is its Business Development Manager of Law Enforcement / Commercial products. He is responsible for forming form a nationwide network of customers to provide product information and manages over 150 sales personnel.
Eagle Industries employs over 2,300 individuals. Eagle Industries manufactures more than 5,000 products including nylon gear for tactical operations, assault vests, personal gear carriers, holsters, load-bearing equipment and weapons transport gears. Eagle makes products that it knows will help law enforcement to do their job to protect the public. Further, Fowlkes has founded a company whose goal is to provide valuable law enforcement support.