VANCOUVER, B.C. – Mission Ready Services Inc. (TSX-V: MRS) – Mission Ready Services Inc. (“Mission Ready” or “MRSI” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that defense industry executive and decorated Army veteran, Carlton A Fulmore, will join the Company as Director of Military and Government Programs for its wholly-owned subsidiary, Protect The Force Inc. (“Protect The Force” or “PTF”).
Mr. Fulmore comes to the Company with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and brings over 20 years of experience from a distinguished career in the military where he served in multiple capacities, including the Infantry, Special Forces and the Acquisition Corps. In his new role with the Company, Mr. Fulmore will oversee PTF’s business development efforts with respect to tactical products for the military which includes the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Special Operations Command and the Federal sector
Mr. Fulmore states, “I am proud to continue to be part of the industry responsible for developing and equipping our war fighters and first responders with the best personal protective equipment. I sincerely enjoy working with war fighters, program offices, engineers and first responders throughout this industry and I am excited to be part of the PTF team which will continue to provide the best support and equipment to our military and law enforcement agencies.”
Carl has worked on all aspects of Soldier protective equipment to include hard & soft armor, plate carriers, tactical vests, helmet sensors, parachutes, load carriage/modular lightweight load-carrying equipment, ballistic helmets and other products since 2005. Having served as both a Non-Commissioned Officer and Commissioned Officer in multiple Infantry and Special Forces assignments and deployments, combined with his Army Acquisition experience, he has a very unique perspective on all facets of personal protective equipment. Since retiring from the Army, Carl has served in several business development positions for both large defense contractors and small businesses where he has been instrumental in winning large program-level contracts.
“We had identified the need for a highly qualified individual in this capacity to help capitalize on the many opportunities currently being vetted by the company. After a careful and extensive search, we were delighted to have Mr. Fulmore agree to join Protect The Force. His impressive history of success in markets that share many synergies with the business of Protect The Force,
10-20 Services Inc. and our product development efforts, will lend well to securing and finalizing current opportunities and building relationships with strategic alliances for future connections”, states Gary Hess, President of Protect The Force.
About Protect The Force Inc.
Protect The Force is a strategic consulting firm specializing in providing leading manufacturers with relationship management, product development, acquisition & contracting expertise, and sales & marketing support geared towards successfully selling to the U.S. Federal Government.
Protect The Force offers over 100 years of combined experience in developing products, contracting, and selling to the federal government, first responder and tactical markets through open-market procurements, teaming arrangements and a variety of federal contract tools.
About Mission Ready
MRSI was formed to meet a critical need of one of the world’s largest customers, the US Government and in particular the Departments of Defence, Homeland Security and Justice and various other agencies such as law enforcement, first responders and the many others worldwide that help to safeguard our health and security.
Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, MRSI has three distinct, synergistic operating divisions:
- Strategic consulting services and manufacturers representation
- Equipment inspection, cleaning/decontamination and repair services of personal protection equipment
- Product research and development
MRSI’s mission is to save lives and enhance the performance of military personnel, first responders, and those who protect us by working to ensure they are equipped with the best possible personal protective equipment.
MRSI’s management team offers over 100 years of combined industry experience and is composed of industry experts in developing products, contracting, and selling to the federal government, first responders and tactical markets through open market procurements, teaming arrangements, and a variety of federal contract tools.
For further information, visit the Company’s website at MissionReady.ca or contact:
Terry Nixon – Director, Corporate Communications
Mission Ready Services Inc.
(signed “Rod Reum”)
President & CEO
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