Instructors

CHUCK GBUR, MD – TIER 4 CERTIFIED  COMBATIVE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

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Chuck is Distributed Security, Inc. Vice President of Tactical Medicine and the founder of Pulse Ohio Defense Academy LLC.  He serves as the territory manager for the Ohio region for DSI.  He is also a NAEMT Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) instructor and serves as the medical director for DSI’s NAEMT Training Center.

Chuck is an interventional cardiologist in Toledo, Ohio. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine. He served as a medical officer in the United States Navy retiring as a Commander. During most of his 25 year military career he served with the Fleet Marine Force. He held numerous positions including Battalion Surgeon, Marine Rear Area Operation Group Surgeon, Regimental Surgeon, and Adviser to The Medical Officer of the Marine Corps at HQMC. He also was the company commander of a Marine Corps Surgical Company. He was a graduate and an instructor in the Combat Causality Care Course (C4) as well as the advanced Combat Casualty Care Course. He was a graduate of the Naval War College and Joint Forces Staff College as well as numerous other classes and courses.

He published several papers and developed training doctrine and policies for medical care in military operations in urban terrain. Chuck was active in tactical medicine training of Marines and Corpsman who were deploying in support of numerous combat missions over the last twenty years.

He has been an avid shooter since he was a child. He is an NRA instructor and Range Safety Officer. He has been teaching NRA pistol classes and Ohio and Michigan concealed carry classes for the last five years. He is a strong believer in cross training. In addition to being a CFI, he is a PADI and SSI diving instructor and teaches recreational and technical diving. Chuck, AC8VS, is also a licensed amateur radio operator interested in low power, portable operations.

 

ALEXANDRIA GBUR – TIER 4 CERTIFIED  COMBATIVE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

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Alex Gbur is the oldest of five siblings and has practiced self-sufficiency since she was a toddler. From an early age her parents instilled in her the importance of integrity and leadership. Her father’s military experience ensured mandatory firearm knowledge and safety. This upbringing paved the way for her to pursue many leadership positions throughout her career.

Finding leadership roles in athletics lead Alex to play and coach volleyball at the club, high school and collegiate level. Coaching at various levels has taught her the importance of being an intelligent, reliable instructor and mentor, especially to young women. She continued her education at the University of Toledo, where she received a BA in Psychology and a BS in Biology.

Alex is a member of the NRA and is a certified NRA instructor. She has taught basic hand gun skills and CCW classes since January of 2013.  Alex recognized the need for practical, real world firearm training and became a CFI in October 2016. Her goal is to encourage and empower women to learn life-saving skills to defend themselves and their families.

 

CAROLYN S. GBUR, MD – TIER 4 CERTIFIED  COMBATIVE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

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Carolyn Gbur is a practicing cardiologist in Toledo Ohio.  She is a wife and mother of five children.  Carolyn is an NRA member and NRA instructor and has been teaching people basic hand gun skills and CCW classes for many years. She became a CFI in 2016 after recognizing the need to provide firearm training, which has not been available in the Toledo area.

Her objective is to provide critical skills to people with a special interest in training women to be able to defend themselves from real threats that we all can face. Carolyn has taught her children these skills and believes that everyone should have the opportunity to have access to training that can save your life or more importantly the lives of your family.  As a physician she has seen many different disease processes affect people and limit their physical ability to defend themselves. It becomes increasingly more important for all people to maintain and protect their independence and safety.

In addition to CFI training, Carolyn is also active instructing recreational scuba diving through both PADI and SSI agencies. She had been involved with teaching medical student, residents and cardiology fellows as well as patients for over 20 years.

Becoming a CFI has is a natural extension to allow her to continue her passion for teaching new valuable skills and knowledge to more people. Carolyn is also a TCCC instructor and is the course coordinator for DSI’s NAEMT training center.

 

DAVID COLON – TIER 4 CERTIFIED  LEAD COMBATIVE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

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RAFEA HASAN – TIER 4 CERTIFIED  ASSISITANT LEAD COMBATIVE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

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ROBERT BOHMER – TIER 4 CERTIFIED  COMBATIVE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

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MARK HAGANS – TIER 4 CERTIFIED  COMBATIVE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

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TODD OSUGI – TIER 4 CERTIFIED  COMBATIVE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

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Todd joined DSI in 2017 and became their Director of Law Enforcement Tactical Medicine training programs.  Todd retired from Firefighting and Paramedic work after more than 30 years of community service.  Todd served in the US Navy Reserve for 22 years and spent 19 of those attached to the United States Marine Corp as an Infantry Corpsman (8404). Todd served in Iraq from 2007-2008 attached to 3/23 4th Marine Division. Todd is certified in Tactical Emergency Medicine (TEMS) by the Department of Homeland Security, Counter Narcotics and Terrorism Operations Medical Support (CONTOMS) school. He has successfully completed multiple SWAT schools and has more than 20 years of experience serving as a SWAT paramedic. Todd currently volunteers as a paramedic for a multi-jurisdiction SWAT team, and trains SWAT personnel in life-saving measures, as well as participates in real-world tactical operations. Todd carries multiple certifications, to include but not limited to, The American Heart Association CPR instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Military Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) instructor, and Hazmat Level “A”. Todd is an important asset to the Lampas Security Consulting team and is the head of all medical training.

 

DAN FLAVE – TIER 4 CERTIFIED  COMBATIVE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

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ROCKY ROEMER – TIER 4 CANDIDATE  COMBATIVE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

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