Aaron Israel is an eight-year veteran of the United States Army with experience in Psychological Operations on the enlisted side and as a Captain in the Field Artillery branch on the officer side. Aaron graduated from the University Of Oklahoma in 2007 with a degree in Finance and immediately went on Active duty. He deployed to southern Iraq in support of OIF in 2008-2009 with 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division. He left the service in 2011 and now works full-time in the oil and gas industry while teaching defensive firearms classes on the side. Aaron earned his MBA from Texas Tech University in 2017. Aaron started Fundamental Defense in order to teach average working men and women how to train in context for defensive situations with only limited time and resources in order to build a more well informed, prepared community of armed citizens in Texas. Aaron lives in Willow Park, Texas with his wife Stacey and daughter Savannah.