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Please note: This class is open to  firefighters, EMS, military members, police officers, first responders, and professionals working in the medical field. You do not have to carry a firearm to attend this course.

16-Hour Low Light/No Light Medical Operator Course

Equipment needed:

1. Appropriate clothing (preferably camouflage or subdued uniform) and footwear for being in woodland environment for extended periods of time
2. Full kit- Amor, belt, helmet, and weapons w/lights ( no live ammunition allowed)- 
3. Compass - recommended is Silva Explorer Pro Compass (31.49 amazon)
4. Protractor - recommended is GOTICAL Military UTM/MGRS Coordinate Scale
Protractor (10.95 amazon)
5. Means for hydration
6. Note taking material
7. Headlamp with red led light - recommended - Black Diamond Spot 350 (39.95
Optional Equipment for this course

1. Military Pace Counter (Ranger Beads)
2. Night Vision / Thermal Devices w/ helmet  (rentals available)
3. Handheld / wrist worn GPS unit
4. Camelbak hydration system
5. Chest worn radio harness
6. Eye protection
7. Gloves


Please click here for the course curriculum:

Low Light-No Light Medical Operator- May

Instructor Bio-

C. Taylor Bracken
Taylor is a highly decorated law enforcement officer that is currently assigned to
his agency’s K-9 unit. Taylor is a Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)
certified Active Shooter Instructor, has been a Nationally Registered Paramedic
for 15 years and still works currently as one. Prior to his law enforcement career,
Taylor was a New York City Fire Fighter (FDNY) where he worked in Manhattan on
one of the city’s designated Haz-Tac Engines. Taylor has been published in “The
Tactical Edge,” “K-9 Cop” and “Police K-9” magazines. Taylor is one of the
founding members of R.A.N.T. Strategies, Response, Assessment, Navigation &
Training and is a lead instructor for their training courses.

Low Light/No Light 16-Hour Medical Operator Course
This is the Registration/Online payment portal for the course.
May 22, 2021, 3:00 PM – 11:45 PM
Nassau County Fire Service Academy ,
300 Winding Rd, Old Bethpage, NY 11804, USA
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