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July 31, 2018 – Today, BSR was acquired by Xator Corporation, a Reston, VA-based National Security Solutions company providing services in more than 120 countries around the world. BSR is a leading provider of training in diverse disciplines such as anti-terrorism, counter threat, contingency and emergency operations, specialized driving, and other skills for Government and commercial […]

George Barris, the legendary custom car builder who helped define California’s car culture with colorfully designed vehicles ranging from the stunningly beautiful to the simply outrageous, died Thursday at the age of 89. You may remember George Barris as the mastermind behind a macabre rolling funeral home for “The Munsters”, a backwoods rattletrap for “The […]

The late Col. John Dean “Jeff” Cooper—a legend in the firearms training community—earned a political science degree from Stanford before receiving a commission from the United States Marine Corps, fighting in the Pacific in World War II and Korea before retiring as a lieutenant colonel. Cooper went on to earn his master’s degree and taught […]