WESS VAN SKYKE
Wess Van Skyke brings over a decade of experience as an EMT on a Paramedic Unit in the City of Tacoma, in some of the roughest neighborhoods in Washington State. He also spent 4 years as a Wildfire Fighter and 7 years as a Firefighter in Pierce County Washington, honing those skills as well as his street medical skills. He has also worked several years as an Armed Security Patrol Officer in both northern and southern Washington metro areas, alowing him to apply the rich mixture of tactical and medical skills on the streets. Wess brings a broad base of experience in "street medicine", and the depth of extensive training in that area, as well. Students report that his teaching of Tact-Med skills, such as Gunshot Wounds, is "helpful", "a blast" and "right on".