HRP Productions - Tactical Training for Real People

Caleb Perkins

Shadow Trade Tactical

Founder and Head Instructor of Shadow Trade Tactical has an extensive background in the SpecialOperations Community.Prior to STT, Caleb was medically retired from the United States Army after sustaining combat injuries inAfghanistan. Caleb pressed beyond his injuries and attended the Entrepreneur Bootcamp for Veterans(EBV) at Mays Business School Texas A and M University.

From 2005 through 2013, Caleb held multiple positions in the 75th Ranger Regiment. His highestpositions included Sniper Section Leader and Platoon Sergeant. Caleb successfully completed six combat deployments in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

While serving under the United States Army Special Operations Command and the Joint SpecialOperations Command, Caleb has attended a long list of military schools some of those include, and some remain classified;

US Army Ranger School
Special Forces Sniper
US Army Sniper School
Glenville State College (Glenville WV) - Bachelor of Science, Behavioral Science, 2005
US Army Ranger School - Advanced Leadership and Management Development Course
Infantry Advanced Leader Course - Intermediate Leadership Development Course
Warrior Leader Course - Basic Leadership and Management Development Course
3rd Ranger Battalion Team Leader Course – Management Development Course
Special Forces Sniper Course – Advanced Sniper Leadership and Employment Course
Combat Life Saver Course
Advanced First Responder Course
SERE-C – Advanced Survival Course with emphasis on POW and Hostage Rescue
USmy Sniper Course
Basic Sniper Course
Level 1, 2, 3 – Hand to Hand Training
Demolitions – Basic and Advanced breaching techniques
Fast Rope Insertion Master – Capable of fast roping from multiple platforms
US Army Airborne School – Capable of Static Line Airborne Operations
Infantry Mortar Leader Course – Leadership Course with advanced Mortar Training
Squad Designated Marksmanship Course
Advanced Rifle Marksmanship Training
Rifles Only- Precision Rifle Course
Accuracy First – Precision Ballistics and Rifle Course
NRA Pistol Instructor​​

AWARDS
Bronze Star Medal
Purple Heart Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
3x Army Commendation Medal
4x Army Achievement Medal
Presidential Unit Citation Award
2x Army Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Medal
NCO Professional Development Award
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
NATO Medal
Ranger Tab
Combat Infantry Badge
Parachutist Badge
Chilean Jump Wings
​eruvian Jump Wings

James Cooper - President

James is the owner and operator of HRP Productions. James is a 20 Year Active Duty Police Officer with various Central Texas Police Departments. James is a diligant instructor and brings a wealth of field experience to any training sessions. James was also instramental in bringing the services of Shadow Trade Tactical to the Texas Market. With the additional of these services HRP can provide numerous training scenarios for a variety of clients.


Courses and Certifications:

Range Safety Officer 

Firearm Instructor

Certified NRA Instructor

Texas CHL Certified Instructor

TCLEOSE Certified Officer


Mike Weeks

Shadow Trade Tactical

Co-Founder and Instructor of Shadow Trade Tactical, Mike has his experience in the Private Security Sector and the Special Operations Community. Prior to STT, Mike deployed three times to Iraq as a Defensive Designated Marksman for a Private Security Organization. 

His diversity in the private sector and the special operations community makes Mike a flexible and well rounded individual. From 2006 through 2011, Mike held multiple positions in the 75th Ranger Regiment. His highest positions included Assault Team Leader and Sniper Squad Leader. Mike successfully completed six combatdeployments in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

​While serving under the United States Army Special Operations Command and the Joint SpecialOperations Command, Mike has attended a long list of military schools some of those include;

​US ArmyRanger School
Special Forces Sniper Course
US Army Sniper School
Vanguard Tactical Combative Course.


Jason Fender

Shadow Trade Tactical

Co-Founder and Instructor of Shadow Trade Tactical, Jason has his experience in the Special Operations Community. 

From 2006 through 2011, Jason held multiple positions in the 75th Ranger Regiment. His highest positions included Assault Team Leader and Sniper Squad Leader. Jason successfully completed six combat deployments in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

While serving under the United States Army Special Operations Command and the Joint Special Operations Command, Jason has attended a long list of military schools some of those include;

US ArmyRanger School
US Army Sniper School
Accuracy First Precision Shooting Course
Vanguard Tactical Combative Course.


John Rowe

John is a US Air Force and Vietnam veteran having served as a weapons and ordinance specialist on the F-4 Phantom. He graduated from the University of Houston with a Mechanical Engineering degree and has worked in the private industrial and aerospace sectors. He has held a Texas CHL for the past two years and currently holds an NRA Certification as a firearms instructor.


Courses and Certifications:

Certified NRA Instructor

Texas CHL Certified Instructor (Pending)



Gary Cooper

Gary is a retired Navy Vietnam Veteran having served 3 and 1/2 years. Gary was a Security Guard for the brig on the USS Lexington. Gary is married with two grown sons, one of which is James. Gary is a siz year CHL Holder and Certified NRA Instructor


Courses and Certifications:

Certified NRA Instructor

Texas CHL Certified Instructor