Ronald Fowlkes is widely known for serving his country and being a team player in his community. He has a rich work history, starting with the United States Marine Corps. Currently, Ronald Fowlkes is employed at Eagle Industries Limited, Inc. What else should you know about this American hero?
Ronald Served in the First Gulf War
Mr. Fowlkes served in the United States Marine Corps from 1989 to 1993. In that time, he earned two promotions. Ronald went on to study Marine Combat Training at the Marine Corps School of Infantry and was involved in numerous other studies and achievements:
Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company Taught Him Special Skills
- Basic Engineer Course
- Basic Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company Course
- U.S. Army Parachute School
- Advanced Navy-Marine Corps Parachute Insignia
- NSWF Combat Diver Schoo
Ronald Fowlkes served with the Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) and participated in small-unit parachute operations. These operations included skill sets in reconnaissance and air and naval gunfire missions. Fowlkes used several different types of radios (both encrypted and non-encrypted). He also became experienced with a MULE laser designator.
Ronald Fowlkes Was Contracted to Work With JIEDDO
Fowlkes was once employed as a Department of Defense Contractor. He worked with the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) in Iraq with the United States Army. His duties consisted of:
Experience with Law Enforcement
- mounted and dismounted infantry operations in a combat zone
- instructing U.S. Military personnel in tactical operations
- CQB and hostage rescue
- post-blast analysis
- evidence collections
- tactical questioning of detained and captured individuals
Ronald Fowlkes has an impressive 13 years of law enforcement experience. Ten years were served with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and three were served with the St. Louis County Police Department. For seven years, Fowlkes was employed with the St. Louis Metropolitan’s HRT Team. He became a team leader in 2003 and became a certified instructor in:
- tactical rifle
- shoot house
- defensive tactics
- SWAT/URBAN warfare
Nearly 250 or more high-risk entries were performed yearly with the HRT Team. They also were responsible for all barricaded subjects and hostage incidents. When not deployed tactically, he was involved in self-initiated investigations involved in illegal gun possession, gang activity, and the trafficking of illegal narcotics in the most dangerous areas of St. Louis. The HRT Team and Ronald Fowlkes also served as the WMD Response Team and Civil Disobedient Team.
What is Ronald Fowlkes Doing Now?
When he’s not coaching his son’s hockey team, Ronald Fowlkes spends his time employed by Eagle Industries Unlimited as its Business Development Manager. Ronald is responsible for overseeing specialized products for law enforcement and other commercial uses. These responsibilities include calling on customers nationwide, product education to over 150 sales personnel, and product selection for development and sale.