Kelly Flanagan is the S2 Institute’s primary “K” Firearms Instructor in Tampa, Florida. He also assists with carbine and other specialty classes, and is a certified Glock and Springfield XD Armorer. Mr. Flanagan holds several NRA certifications including NRA Police Handgun and Shotgun Instructor, NRA Civilian Pistol Instructor, as well as several others.
Mr. Flanagan is a retired U.S. Air Force Veteran of Operations Desert Storm, Southern Watch, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon retiring from the Air Force, he was a Regional Support Specialist on a Department of Justice contract for the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NAMUS) where he trained hundreds of Law Enforcement and Forensics personnel on the database system. His contributions helped solve several John/Jane Doe cold cases and culminated in locating several missing persons.