Near 411th Avenue and Elliot Road (1 hour west of Phoenix, AZ)
The PMC Experience is a four part adventure that invites Marauders Members to become part of a private military company - ARES International. This program is not available to the general public.
Chapter 1 - Selection
Complete at least four different Marauders programs to qualify for a position on an ARES International protective detail. Qualifying programs include:
Tactical Combat Casualty Care
Team Tactics Urban
Selection programs may be completed at either training venue (Urban Assault Course or Vanguard Training Center.)
Chapter 2 - The Gauntlet
Think that you are ready to be assigned to a team? Complete a four part individual and team obstacle course at the Urban Assault Course. Fail any part of The Gauntlet and you are back to "Selection."
Chapter 3 - Merc Work
Upon completion of The Gauntlet, you will be assigned to a team running missions at our mock combat town at the Urban Assault Course. These force on force missions will feature vehicles, role players and pyrotechnics. Mission assignments may include:
-Personal security detail during foot movements to Iraqi neighborhoods
-Motorcade security from Green Zone to FOB
-Emergency response team reaction to insurgent direct action attack
-Client extraction Mission
Chapter 4 - Black OPS
Survive the challenges of "Merc Work" and earn a spot on a team hired to hunt down high value targets in the most dangerous corners of the world during this two day adventure. Complete a full scale mission that lasts over 12 hours.
Eye and ear protection
Tactical uniform -
Top/Shirt- Tan or Olive
Pants- Tan or Olive
Primary Weapon - AR-15 converted to UTM with at least four magazines and sling
Secondary weapon - UTM or airsoft semi-automatic magazine fed pistol with two magazines