Ronald Fowlkes has seen a long career serving his country in the line of duty. He was a veteran of the first gulf war, then went on to become a police officer for over 13 years. More recently, he has begun his endeavors into the world of business and is leading the way as the business development manager of law enforcement at Eagle Industries Unlimited.
From 1989 until 1993 Ronald Fowlkes served as a marine in the first gulf war, where he received two meritorious promotions. His experiences in the marines include parachuting into active war zones to laser designate targets deep behind enemy lines so that aerial and naval fire support can be effectively guided onto their proper targets. He also went to Iraq as a Department of Defense contractor while working with the Army’s Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization. Here he handled infantry operations in a combat zone, as well as training the US military members he was with in several forms of operations they may encounter, including close quarters combat and hostage rescue. This experience came in handy when he moved on to serve for ten years with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, followed by three years with the St. Louis County Police Department. In the last seven years of his law enforcement career Ronald was assigned to the St. Louis Metropolitan hostage rescue team, which was responsible for all SWAT, barricaded subject, and hostage incidents, of which there are over 250 a year in the area. When not operating in a tactical setting his unit was assigned to investigating and tracking down sources of narcotics and related gang activity in the city.
After an illustrious career of service, Ronald Fowlkes has turned his efforts towards the business realm by becoming part of the team at Eagle Industries Unlimited. Eagle Industries is one of the best suppliers of tactical gear in the world, with products ranging from gun bags, to slings, and even holsters. He currently works as the business development manager of law enforcement where he arranges sales with clients nationwide and is responsible for training over 150 sales personnel.