Experts in the Instruction of Weapon Systems


Dedicated to the Education and instruction of Weapons, Weapon Systems and Related Equipment.  All of our instructors are hand picked from the "A-List" of available instructors across the country. Each instructor brings a special expertise that will enable the students to quickly grasp both the fundamental and advanced concepts of any given course. 

Lieutenant Ronald Carter

Lt. Ron Carter retired in 2003 after a total of twenty seven years as a law enforcement officer and trainer. Ron served as Range Master, Armorer and Assistant Training Director for the Carmel Metro Police Department. As well as Emergency Response Team (ERT) member for well over sixteen years. Ron was the training and logistics officer for the Carmel (IN) Metro Police Department ERT Team. As well as LE Sniper, Sniper Team Leader and Instructor. He was Training Officer for the Carmel Metro Police Department Emergency Response Team when they won the 2001 World Police and Fire Games Competition, taking first place and the Gold Medal during the competition. He also organized and was in charge of the Department’s Urban Patrol Rifle Unit, Firearms training program and Firearms Range facility. He served in the US Army as a soldier, weapons instructor, Sgt. E-6 and member of the Army 416th Engineer Command Rifle Team. Ron retired from Rock River Arms Inc. as National Director of LE and Govt. Sales and Training in May of 2008 after being with the company for over six years, to form Weapon Systems Training Council LLC and to become a Training Partner with Public Agency Training Council of Indianapolis, Indiana and Rock River Arms Inc.

Ron is currently the Owner and Director of Weapon Systems Training Council LLC. The WSTC Comprehensive AR-15/16 Armorer School which today is recognized as being one of the highest rated and most comprehensive and in depth AR-15/16 Platform Armorer Schools available today. Although the school certification is not brand specific WSTC is a certified course and is recognized and the referred class by several manufacturers as well.

In addition WSTC being a Certified Armorer School, it is the *Exclusive Armorer School in the field for Rock River Arms Inc., Stag Arms and is recognized by other prominent manufacturers in the industry. WSTC was a training partner with Public Agency Training Council (PATC) Indianapolis IN. for 8 years until they sold to another individual in March, 2016.  Weapon Systems Training Council is also a Sponsor for the International Association of Law Enforcement Instructors and member of the National Shooting Sport Foundation, National Rifle Association and National Tactical Officers Association. Ron is a member of the Weapon In-Service Instructor Staff for the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy's (ILEA) Patrol Carbine Instructor Certification School and the ILEA.

Basic and Advanced Observer Sniper Schools. Ron has been responsible for the instruction of literally thousands of law enforcement and government personnel over the past years. And today remains a Certified Law Enforcement, Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and NRA LE Certified Instructor.

And at the present is Owner & Director of Weapon Systems Training Council LLC.

The Weapon Systems Training Council Comprehensive Armorer School has in excess of 7000 graduates as of the beginning of 2014.

Ron has a vast knowledge of weapons, weapons systems, equipment. He has extensive knowledge of weapon programs, policies and the ability and experience of organization and implementation. His expertise covers some of the following fields and achievements:

  • Rock River Inc. AR-M-16 Armorer School Instructor
  • Stag Arms Inc. Armorer School Instructor
  • National Rifle Association Instructor Pistol
  • Shotgun
  • NRA High Power Rifle School Quantico VA.
  • Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Firearms Instructor Pistol
  • Carbine
  • High Power Rifle
  • Glock Armorer *Basic & Advance
  • Colt AR-15 Armorer School
  • Remington Armorer School *Shotgun-Rifle
  • Sig Sauer Armorer School *Pistol
  • Beretta Armorer School * Pistol
  • Springfield Armorer School 1911-XD-XDM
  • Sturm Ruger 556
  • Army 416th Rifle Team
  • Army Rifle Instructor
  • Bench Rest & Silhouette Competition
  • Guest Speaker at NRA HQ. VA
  • Guest Outdoor Channel Hunting Shows
  • Weapons Magazine Writers Roundup Presenter
  • L-3 EOTech Instructor
Sergeant Michial Dunlap

Sergeant Michial Dunlap (retired) was with the Amarillo (TX) Police Department for 31 years. He served as Range Master and Senior Firearms Instructor. He is currently Senior Staff Instructor with WSTC. Michial is currently President of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors. He is the author of the Texas Firearms Instructors Program Schedule & procedures. On three occasions, Michael has served as a presenter for the Brazilian Government's Federal and Local Law Enforcement Board and a principal presenter at the FBI Wound Ballistics Classes.

Michial's experience and expertise also includes the following achievements:

  • Head Instructor for the Texas Pan Handle Regional Law Enforcement Academy
  • Smith & Wesson Armorer
  • Glock Armorer
  • HK Armorer
  • Sig Sauer Armorer
Sgt. Mike Miyaji

Mike Miyaji (CWO3) retired from the United States Coast Guard in 2006 after 22 years of honorable service. His duties included law enforcement, drug interdiction, and ensuring that foreign and domestic vessels complied with Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and Code of Federal regulations. After his retirement he was hired by a Sheriff’s Office and Southwest Alabama and became the training Sergeant holding instructor certifications in Firearms, Taser, Less Lethal, Driving, and several other areas. He is the lead armorer with 150 rifles, duty handguns, shotguns, and backup weapons. Now an armorer and instructor for Weapons System Training Counsel.