Lock & Load Miami, a machine gun experience and range, hosted a Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) event with Rob O’Neill as presenter.
Miami, Fla. (Ammoland.com) – War hero, Rob O’Neill, presented on leadership and his life experiences to members of a Miami Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) this past weekend at Lock & Load Miami. Touching on topics of his training, missions, and relationships with fellow SEALs, O’Neill exhibited the humility and class that is evident with so many of our veterans. O’Neill participated in the machine gun experience with members of YPO along with staff of Lock & Load Miami. He impressively showcased the skills he acquired with all of his military training.
“It was a great honor to have Rob visit our facility. He was cordial, funny, and so gracious with his time,” Franklin Rosario, General Manager of Lock & Load Miami stated. “Having the opportunity to witness him shoot the MP7, SCAR 16, M249 SAW, and Glock 18 was a huge thrill. We will remember this for a very long time.”
O’Neill is a highly-decorated combat veteran. He has received more than 52 military decorations, including two Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars with Valor, a Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor, three Presidential Unit citations and two Navy/Marine Corps Commendations with Valor. Since being honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy in 2012, O’Neill has provided leadership advice and overseas experiences to various organizations across the country as both a speaker and consultant. Utilizing his SEAL training and knowledge of conflict situations, he has helped businesses create high-performing teams and cultivate effective management and risk assessment skills. Additionally, O’Neill remains committed to helping veterans and their families through his involvement with many military-focused charities.
Lock & Load Miami is South Florida’s premier machine gun experience and state-of-the-art shooting range. Located in Miami’s Wynwood district, Lock & Load has the greatest variety of fully automatic machine guns available for use in a number of themed packages. Locals and tourists (domestic and international) can experience the adrenaline rush of fully automatic firearms in a safe environment under the direct supervision of trained professionals. Guests can choose from over 25 different fully automatic firearms including a number of extremely rare machine guns that are exclusive to Lock & Load.
Walking distance from Midtown Miami and just a short drive from Miami Beach, Lock & Load’s 14,000 square-foot facility features 24 air-conditioned lanes to accommodate walk-ins, members, VIP guests, and offers spaces for group events such as corporate meetings, birthdays, and bachelor parties. The staff of trained military veterans work on the individual level with each guest to ensure that even the most novice of shooters know how to safely operate the firearms. The high-end venue caters to guests who want to experience the adrenaline rush of fully automatic firearms in a safe and controlled environment. Lock & Load also offers annual memberships that entitle members to exclusive amenities, workshops, 13 member-dedicated lanes, reactive steel targets, and facility access. Lock & Load Miami has private and secure parking and is located at 2545 North Miami Avenue in Miami, Florida.
Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) is the world’s premier peer network of chief executives and business leaders. Founded in 1950, YPO today provides 23,000 peers and their families in more than 130 countries with access to unique educational and networking experiences designed to support their business, community and personal leadership. Members of YPO are peers who share in common the achievement of success at an early age (before 45); a commitment to learning as a lifelong adventure; and a desire to connect authentically in an environment of trust and confidentiality.