Brad Stevens stands out for his calmness and undeniable experience of places most of us have only seen on film. The retired commander of the Marine Corps Reconnaissance Special Operations Command (MARSOC) unit has 20 years in the "USMC" under his belt. His experience ranges from intelligence gathering, to special and combat operations, to extensive experience in small unit tactics. Combat marksmanship, CQB and CQC, is what makes up his great military foundation that he passes on in TCA. Because of them, he has completed combat deployments and successfully returned from them. He has been through deployments in the Philippines, Afghanistan and Iraq. For two years, he worked for the U.S. Department of Defense as an independent contractor for protection of persons in high-risk zones. Here he provided strategic and tactical leadership while regularly conducting high-risk protection operations. In his roles, Brad has worked with multiple branches of the U.S. military such as the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC), Naval Special Warfare, Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), and others.