Civil Defense

Community Commander

7 Modules 13 Chapters 67 Lessons Advanced

About this course

This is our ultimate Civil Defense and Neighborhood Security eCourse. It is basically a bundle course that will teach you how to become Roy Benavidez. The Community Commander is the guy that makes all the pieces work together and in harmony.  They are the most tactically and technically proficient person in the community. They are responsible for the safeguard or destruction of all sensitive information and items. They manage the Guardians, QRF, DAF, Communications, and Medical Teams. Required training is: Guardian, QRF, DAF, Trauma Care, and Intro to Commo. The Neighborhood Commander needs to know everything. On top of all that, we will teach you Structural Defense Tactics and Personnel Implication Tactics 

Course Structure

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How to Use the Community Commander Training

This course is the most advanced and complex eCourse that we currently offer. This module is all about how to get started, so that you can get the most out of this course. There is a lot more to it than most people realize.

Where to Start 3 Lessons

Community Commander Roadmap

Outline for the entire eCourse and what you can expect to learn.

How to manage your time and prioritize

Don't let yourself get overwhelmed with the vast amount of knowledge that is about to come your way. This lesson will help you schedule out a tactical training plan so that you are better equipped to succeed. We will also be covering wartime management and how to do "triage" for your responsibilities and delegate help.

Pulling Resources

How to acquire assets and people when you are starting off small through networking and resourcefulness.

Knowing Your Place 3 Lessons

What is a Community Commander?

A Community Commander is not the president of the community nor is he the acting sergeant - these roles change depending upon a time of peace or war.

Gathering Your Community

What it takes to unite your community and get them to follow your direction in preparation for or even during a time of war.

How to Avoid a Mutiny

There are certain qualities required in a leader in order to be obeyed and respected. Leading by example is one of them but there are so many others. This lesson will teach you what standards you will have to hold yourself by as a Community Commander or you will find a mutiny on your hands.

How to get Certified 3 Lessons

Why get Certified?

What does it mean to get certified as the Community Commander expert and why you would want to go through the effort of getting it done.

2 Types of Certification

At Tackleberry Solutions we offer 2 different types of certification for the Community Commander. Find out what they are and which one best fits your needs in this lesson.

Certification Requirements

This is what you need to do based on the type of certification you are looking for and how to get it done in a timely manner. 

Personal Training 4 Lessons

Physical Goals

Being physically fit is important: here is a general guideline for a physical routine to keep you performing at your best. This also helps you work on muscle memory to improve your tactical training. 

Mental Goals

How to handle casualties and maintain a strong mind without buckling under the stress of leadership

Being George Washington

Learning from history: Who was George Washington and why would you want to model after him as a Community Commander?

Tactical Goals

How to maintain and improve your tactical knowledge to become like Roy Benavidez.

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The Basics

How to Secure Your Neighborhood 12 Lessons


Watch the entire course all in one video or view by topic in the lessons below.

The Perimeter

Preventing outside forces from entering uninvited.


Positioning and an outline of the training required to guard the area.

Casualties and Enemy Prisoners

These teams are to secure enemy prisoners and save lives.

Quick Reaction Force

These are your defenders of your community. They act as both a policing agency and combat invading forces.

Hunting and Recon Teams

Organize your hunting and recon teams to both be aware of what is outside your neighborhood and gather more food.

Direct Action/Strike Teams

These are the guys that go outside to gather supplies and combat the enemy.

Medical Teams

Location and recommended training for your medical needs.

Communications Center

This is how you would keep in touch with other neighborhoods/communities or the outside world.

Convoy Operations

You need these methods to move goods/people from one secure location to another.

Bonus video and Neighborhood Security Survey

Take an assessment of the course so far and share your input so that we can ensure you and those that come after get the most out of our classes.

Test your Knowledge

If you can pass this quiz then you are ready to move on to the next step.

Networking 6 Lessons

Importance of Regular Training with Your Community

Now that you've got your community working together, you need to train regularly. This is a suggested schedule to follow in order to cover every needed tactical lesson and avoid complacency. 

How to work with a Militia

A militia is a very valuable resource when it comes to securing your community even during times of peace. 

How to work with the Sheriff's Department

It is vital to start networking with your sheriff's department during a time of peace so that you can work together during a time of war - this is how you can help each other out and avoid misunderstandings.

How to work with neighboring Communities

Not only are neighboring communities valuable for force on force training, you can also use them as a form of backup during times of trouble. 

Food & Survival Gear

It is time to address that age old question - what do you do when some people have prepared more than others? How do you handle your food and other survival necessities when hard times come?

Sharing Equipment

How do you handle your equipment during a time of war to ensure that everyone has what they need and where to keep it so that all of your assets aren't in one place.

Managing Sensitive Information 3 Lessons

What is sensitive information

Why would a community have sensitive information even during a time of peace and what would that information be used for.

Sharing Sensitive Information

This lesson will teach you all about who needs to know what and how to share sensitive information in such a manner that it is not compromised by a mole or exposed to the enemy.

Securing Sensitive Information

One of the most important responsibilities for the Community Commander is the handling of sensitive information. It is the Community Commander's duty to ensure that it does not fall into enemy hands and they must take every precaution and even risk their lives to keep it secure. This is how to do that and methods you can use to destroy sensitive information in order to prevent it from falling into enemy hands and getting people killed.

Evacuations and Fallback Plans 4 Lessons

Evacuation Plans

How to set up your community so that you are prepared to evacuate in a timely and orderly manner without causing mass chaos during life threatening emergencies. 

Community Fallback Plans

A fallback plan is different from an evacuation plan in that an evacuation plan just gets you out of there. A fallback plan is what you lean on after you have to evacuate. You need to have plans in ready and a place for your community to go in the even your lose your homes.

Burning Assets

If you are ever forced to leave your place of operation behind, you do not want to leave assets behind for your enemy to acquire. Here is a suggested plan on how to do that on a moments notice when you are busy trying to get your people out.

Improvise. Adapt. Overcome.

What does that really mean and how can you use that in your community's tactical training?

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The Neighborhood Guardian

These are the guys that secure your neighborhood. They watch for approaching danger and sound the alarm to your Quick Reaction Force if they see any coming. 

Organizing and Managing Guards 7 Lessons

Neighborhood Guardian Requirements

What to look out for in a Neighborhood Guardian, qualities to look for in acquiring guards, training requirements to become a guard & suggested training schedules

Managing Guards

Picking rotation schedules based off of small numbers or large. Organizing a Guard manager and assigning duties. 

Addressing Issues

This is how to handle guards that are causing problems, not listening to orders or even failing to do their job.

How to find a Mole

Moles are enemy spies. You can find them anywhere. This is what to watch out for when managing your guards as the Community Commander.

What you need to know to train your guards

The Community Commander can't manage the guards properly unless he knows how to be one. They will need to know these tactics inside and out. This is the entire Neighborhood Guardian eCourse.

Lessons from History

History repeats itself unless you've learned from mistakes of the past. This history lesson of people and events you need to know about will help you and your guys be better guards.

Test Your Knowledge

Pass this quiz to see if you are ready to move onto the next step in becoming certified as a Community Commander.

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The Quick Reaction Force

These are your minutemen. They are trained to respond within a minute's notice to danger or situations alerted by your Neighborhood Guardian. They are there to hold off the enemy until your Direct Action Force can arrive.

Organizing and Managing a QRF (Quick Reaction Force) 6 Lessons

Assigning teams

When you are creating your QRF team, it is very important that you pick the right people for the job. This lesson will teach you the type of people that you should use and the training requirements that they should be able to meet. 

Managing Teams

As the Community Commander it is your job to ensure that your QRF teams are fully operational and capable of responding on a minute's notice. This lesson will cover common issues and methods to used to avoid complacency.

QRF Moles

A mole in your QRF team is not nearly as dangerous and one in your DAF team - however you do want to know what to look out for and how to address potential spies.

Training your QRF

You need to know this stuff so that you can teach it to your QRF team. This is the entire QRF eCourse. 

Lessons from History

History repeats itself unless you've learned from mistakes of the past. This history lesson of people and events you need to know about will help you and your guys be better minutemen.

Test Your Knowledge

Pass this quiz to see if you are ready to move on to the next section of the Community Commander eCourse

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The Direct Action Force

Use these teams to take the fight to the enemy. This takes the battle away from your community and prevents casualties by acting as the aggressor. 

Organizing and Managing a DAF (Direct Action Force) 6 Lessons

Picking Your Guys

What it takes to be on a DAF team so you know what to look out for in picking your people for that role. This includes the training requirements that each member will have to meet.

Team Leaders

You need to assign and work with your DAF team leaders. This lesson covers recommended regular training and leadership meeting schedules. As well as dealing with common issues within most DAF teams.

Avoiding the Biggest Threat within Your Community

A mole (spy) within your DAF teams have the ability to compromise and destroy your entire community. Even the most trusted of men can end up betraying your people. Don't skip this lesson - we will teach what to look out for when finding spies.

Training your DAF

As the Community Commander, you need to know what it takes to be a part of a DAF. This is the entire Direct Action Force eCourse.

Lessons from History

History repeats itself unless you've learned from mistakes of the past. This history lesson of people and events you need to know about will help you and your guys be better soldiers.

Test Your Knowledge

Do you know enough about a DAF to move on to the next section of the Community Commander eCourse? Pass this quiz to find out.

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Trauma Care (Emergency First Aid)

As a Community Commander you will need to know everything so you are better able to train, aid and organize your community into its respective roles. Trauma Care is one of those things everyone should know, especially the Community Commander.

Keeping Your Community Alive 5 Lessons

Medic Building Location

Picking the location of your medical facility is a very important part of a well organized  and tactically efficient community during a time of war. This lesson will cover a few things to look out for.

Evacuation Plans

This is what you need to know to keep your medical assets mobile and out of enemy hands should your community get overran. If you've picked the location of your medical facility with care, you shouldn't have any trouble getting your medics to safety so that they can assist the injured.

Learning from History

How to avoid genocide and fatal medical mistakes by taking a look through a few important historical events.

Training Your Medics

The Community Commander needs to know emergency first aid so that they can better assist their community. This is the entire Trauma Care eCourse.

Test Your Knowledge

Can you pass this quiz? Then you are ready to go on to the next step.

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Your communication team is responsible for keeping everyone linked together. They are used to call out your Quick Reaction Forces, Direct Action Forces and Medical teams depending on the situation. The communication team is also responsible for relaying messages and orders to and from the Community Commander.

Managing Your Communications Center 5 Lessons

Creating Your Command Post

Your command post and your communications center should be located in the same building. Learn why and where to place it in a tactical manner in this lesson.

Working with Communications

As the Community Commander you need to know how to use your Communications Center to orchestrate your missions and communicate with your teams. Learn how to do that here.

Learning from History

Learn from the guys that used their Communications Center right - discover events in history that botched it up and resulted in massacres (what not to do).

Teaching Your Communications Team

The Community Commander needs to know how to do this stuff so that if their Communications guys are lost, they can take over. Here is the entire Communications eCourse.

Test Your Knowledge

Pass this quiz to see if you are ready for what's next.