Aaron Armstrong – Editor

Meet Aaron Armstrong, editor and chief journalist for Personal Security Report. Armstrong has a solid and lengthy background in the field of security and safety. In addition to being a 20 year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Armstrong has also worked as an advisor and consultant for several private concerns as well as offering assistance at the government level, including consulting with the architects of both the Homeland Security Department and the Transportation Security Administration in their early days of formation.

Armstrong has been married for over 30 years and has 3 children, two of whom followed in his footsteps by joining the United States Marine Corps. His oldest child, Melissa, pursued her dream of working in the field of law and is a recognized and respected attorney for a major law firm in New York. He met his wife, Anita, while serving in the Marines, and their family has been stationed in various military outposts around the world.

Armstrong is now in a semi-retired position and generally works from his home in Charlottesville, Virginia. In his spare time, he enjoys studying about the Revolutionary and Civil War, as well as playing chess. Whenever possible, he attends seminars and conferences related to security and safety, and is often a featured speaker or panel participant at such gatherings.

Armstrong is also an avid baseball fan and regularly roots for the New York Yankees. One of his favorite mentors and heroes is General George Patton. When asked what book he recommends, he notes that his absolutely top read has been Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor.

Aaron Armstrong looks forward to offering his experience and perspective on the need and application of personal security and is pleased to be able to give his insights and unique point of view to all of the readers at Personal Security Report.