Blackwater Tactical LifeSaver Kit

Backup Training has the announced the introduction of its Blackwater Tactical LifeSaver Kit for law enforcement and first responders. This kit combines an intense 4 hour Tactical LifeSaver Training Course along with a LifeSaver blowout kit. The LifeSaving kit is not designed to turn officers into medics, but rather, to teach the time-critical skills and provide tools that may permit survival long enough for victims to obtain definitive medical care.

Coeur d'Alene, ID, July 13, 2009 --( Backup Training, LLC, one of the nation’s leading technology-based training providers for law enforcement, has announced the introduction of its Blackwater Tactical LifeSaver Kit. The kit combines a high-impact digital training course coupled with time-critical medical “blowout” tools aimed at saving the lives of injured law enforcement and first responders. The kit is offered under the company’s Blackwater For Law Enforcement label.

“Our primary goal is to improve survivability in accidental and non-accidental, life-threatening injuries,” stated Rick Gallia, Backup Training’s Director of Operations. “We have offered outstanding life saving training developed by EMT Doctors Stein and Colovos for several years. Now we’ve added valuable lessons learned in places like Iraq and Afghanistan and provided a life saving kit with the tools necessary to keep an officer alive in the field until definitive medical care is available. It’s simply something that every officer and first responder should have at all times.” The Tactical Lifesaver Kit includes a 4 hour training course with either a pocket pouch or vest pouch containing:

1 Asherman Chest Seal
1 Nasopharyngeal Airway

1 BD Angiocath ™Autoguard™
1 C-A-T™ Tourniquet, One-Handed
1 CELOX™ Hemostat

The Blackwater Tactical LifeSaver is priced at $140 per kit. More information can be found on the company's website at

Backup Training LLC
Rick Gallia