Freddie Blish Panteao
Freddie Blish (Courtesy Panteao Productions)

Panteao has added another experienced instructor to its already heavy-hitting lineup.

Freddie Blish, from Patriot Products AZ, is the latest instructor to join Panteao’s team.

Blish is a retired lieutenant colonel from the United States Marine Corps, where he served 24 years. He has served multiple combat tours and deployed globally in operational, instructional and advisory capacities. His tours include Iraq, Africa, Korea, Thailand and Latin America.

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After his retirement from the Marine Corps, Blish served as the Director of Military Business Development for Aimpoint, Inc, where he developed an intensive training program on their use by the U.S. Army Regional Training Center firearms instructors, U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School, USAF Para-Rescue and I Marine Expeditionary Force Advisory Training Teams. He has also worked for LaRue Tactical and as a private contractor handling high-risk clients domestically and overseas.

Blish is an adjunct instructor at Gunsite Academy, Inc. He has been providing high quality instruction to military, law enforcement and the private sector for more than 20 years. He has also been a technical advisor pertaining to military optics for several television shows and movies.

Blish continues to work in the firearms industry as the general manager for The ROBAR Companies, Inc. He is also the owner and CEO of Patriot Products AZ, LLC, the manufacturer of the Combat Optic Tool and the Combat Optic Tool – Optimized.

Panteao just completed the first title with Blish on combat optics and it is now in post-production.

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