Colonel (ret) Martin “Marty” Spann is the Chief Operating Officer for Tactical Drone Concepts. He has twenty-six years of law enforcement experience with the Los Angeles Police Department which includes expertise in gangs, firearms, and airborne aviation operations.
He began his career by enlisting in the United States Marine Corps where he was involved in Operation “New Arrivals”, the evacuation and relocation of 110,000 refugees displaced after the fall of South Vietnam.
After his discharge from the United States Marine Corps, he joined the U.S. Army National Guard and was commissioned through the United States Army Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning Georgia where he was branched as an Infantry Officer. During his career, he commanded at every level from a rifle squad to an Infantry Battalion.