Kent is a retired USMC Colonel with thirty years of service as an Infantry Officer, Amphibious Reconnaissance Officer and Foreign Area Officer for Sub-Saharan Africa. He participated in combat operations in both Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He has also served as a deputy sheriff and as a security contractor for the US Department of State. Has currently serves as the Dean of Students and science teacher at a prestigious private Christian school in middle Tennessee. His responsibilities with Agape Tactical include: lead classroom instructor, carry permit class instructor, and personal defense instructor.