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     Russ is a former special operation professional in the field of psychological warfare.  He has conducted operations in numerous zones of conflict to identify and prosecute individuals engaged in the use improvised explosive devices host countries and the United States.  He has done additional work in support of the U.S Department of State.  Russ is the founder and President of Odor Trace.


An introduction to the past, present and future transnational use of homemade explosives.  The 5w’s.  Exploring explosive compounds and their respective rationale of use.  Participants will be exposed and challenged to identify explosive compositions and the rationale of use by transnational threats.