Howard Simkin has 34 years of experience in military, law enforcement, and business, including 16 years in intensive Special Operations. He has conducted Special Reconnaissance, Foreign Internal Defense, and Unconventional Warfare Missions. He retired in 1999 as the head of USASOC Force Protection Branch. where he had the responsibility for overseeing the Force Protection (FP) of a 25,000-person organization. As part owner of Viking Alliance International Limited, Inc., Mr. Simkin continues to consult on Force Protection, Security, OPSEC, and Antiterrorism matters for a variety of government and commercial clients, He has done security surveys and classes for the US Air Force, the US Coast Guard, and the National Security Agency.
Howard Simkin is a technical committee member for Emergency Film Group's training video Suicide Bomber.