Jon Pedrini is an 18-year member of the fire service. He currently holds the position of battalion chief within the Carson City, NV, Fire Department. Pedrini also is a sworn law enforcement officer, and within the County Sheriff’s Office, he holds influential roles as both a SWAT team leader and a TEMS commander. The tactical medical program that Pedrini established earned him recognition as the National Tactical Officers Association's Tactical Medic of the Year. In conjunction with his a focus on leadership, strategy, and tactics for fire and EMS, he serves as an instructor with Hortons and Hunt. Pedrini is a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served as a combat medic during multiple tours in Afghanistan.