Red Five Security – Veteran Scholarship Opportunity

Red Five Security believes in giving back veterans

 RedFive Security believes in giving back to those veterans who have served the United States honorably so this November they will pay for one veteran to attend the Independent Security Advisors Dignitary & Executive Protection Specialist course and help the selected candidate get their “foot in the door” in the industry of executive protection. 

 After successful completion of the coursework, they will have the opportunity to obtain their Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services – Personal Protection Specialist License and to apply for their private investigator’s license for Maryland.


  • Open to commissioned and noncommissioned officers that have completed a minimum of four years of service in any branch of the US military.
  • Must have left military service with an Honorable Discharge.
  • Any occupation code (MOS) is eligible.
  • A valid driver’s license and a background in accordance with the criteria set forth by the Department of Criminal Justice for a Personal Protection Specialist.
  • Must be a resident in the Washington DC, Maryland, or Northern Virginia metropolitan area

 This opportunity will establish the foundation needed to move forward and be successful within the industry of Executive Protection. RedFive believes in our veterans and knows they are mission-oriented, disciplined, dedicated, and can achieve any objective presented. 

Below is the process for which the successful candidate will be selected.  The deadline for submission will be 5:00 pm Eastern Time on 14 October 2019. 

  1. Resume submission
  2. Written Essay

In your own words please submit an essay via email in Microsoft Word format, and in no more than 500 words. The essay should address the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in the field of Executive Protection?
  • How do you plan to apply your veteran experience to this opportunity were you to be selected?
  • What future career goals will this class help you achieve should you be selected and graduate?
  1. Please submit your essay and resume to and place it in the subject line Veteran Scholarship.

All essays will be evaluated by Red Five’s Executive Team and the selectee will be contacted on October 18, 2019.  The award consists of fees to cover course registration fees only – all other expenses (transportation to/from, meals, tolls, etc) are the responsibility of the selectee.

Independent Security Advisors LLC is honored that RedFive would select our course to be part of their veterans scholarship program and we will support the selected candidate with sponsorship for their Private investigator’s license in Maryland.

Matt Parker
SFC, US Army (Ret)


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