Annual Training Conference
Our 4th annual conference -October 17th & 18th 2013
Christ Church of the Valley
CCV 7007 W. Happy Valley Rd.
Peoria, AZ 85383
Oct. 17 (Thu.) ATOA Conference & Vendor Show – CCV
0700-0830 Registration and Vendor Show w/ Continental Breakfast
0830-0900 Opening Ceremonies and ATOA General Business Meeting and Association Updates
0900-1100 Capt. Greg Herbert – SWAT Division Commander San Bernardino Sherriff’s Office
Topic – Christopher Dorner Manhunt/Barricade Debrief
1100-1300 Luncheon and Vendor Show
1300-1700 John Wayne Walding – United States Army 3rd Special Forces Group
Topic – “Battle of Shok Valley”
1700-1930 ATOA Exclusive Members Only Dinner presented by 5.11 & FX Tactical
Located at FX Tactical – 8948 W. Cactus Road, Peoria AZ
Special Event Raffle Prizes & Giveaways
ATOA members only store discounts
Oct. 18 (Fri.) ATOA Conference & Vendor Show – CCV
0700-0800 Vendor Show w/ Continental Breakfast
0800-1000 Patrick McNamara SGM, US Army (Ret).
Topic – Training methodology – T.A.P.S.
1000-1200 Sgt Chris Rogers – Pima Regional SWAT Team -Bomb Squad
Topic – IED Threats: Southwest Border Operations
1200-1330 Luncheon/Vendor Show & Raffle
1330-1700 Sgt. Drew Bader – Albuquerque Police Department – SWAT
Topic – Deadly Force Encounters: Leave the Rule Book at Home
Guest Speakers Include:
John Wayne Walding
United States Army- 3rd Special Forces Group
SFC (R) John Wayne Walding spent 12 years in the U. S. Army with 7 years being in 3rd Special Forces Group at Ft. Bragg NC and is currently the Lead Sniper Instructor for Craft International. He has combat deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan. During his career at 3rd SFG he worked on ODA 396/3336 as A SF operator and at the Sniper Detachment as a Sniper instructor. His military school include Special operations Target interdiction course. Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat. 3rd SFG Advance sniper. Special Forces Qualification course. Airborne. Air assault.
Awards and badges include silver star. Bronze star. Purple Heart. Combat infantry badge. Airborne air assault and the special forces tab.