Zak is a 20 year + retired veteran of U.S. Navy SEAL Teams 1, 2, and Naval Warfare Development Group- SEAL Team 6. Completing 11 separate comb at deployments throughout the world with four Bronze Stars, three with V for Valor, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and other joint service awards for honorable service. A master training specialist responsible for curriculum development and instruction on multiple programs for Tier 1 SOCOM, Office of Naval Intelligence, US State Department, and local law enforcement. He has been an adjunct instructor for Mineral Area Law Enforcement Academy since 2015 for firearms training, tactical operations, and Missouri P.O.S.T. curriculum development.