Mike Haytack is 20-year United States Air Force veteran with extensive experience as a Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC). During his career, he participated in numerous combat deployments in all major theaters of operation alongside conventional and special operations forces. Mike excelled in small arms, team tactics, and integrating tactical air & ground operations in austere environments. His final role in the Department of Defense included service with the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).
After a successful career in the military, Mike started a multifaceted company known as EAGLElement, providing business and product development consultation to select defense, outdoor and tactical companies. As an extension of EAGLElement, Mike conducts independent digital photography and videography for commercial, editorial and retail purposes. He is also a freelance writer with his work being featured in prominent platforms like Guns and Tactics, Tactical News Magazine and RECOIL magazine.
Mike is currently an Adjunct Instructor with PFC assigned to restricted Tactical Training & Firearms Programs for clients in the U.S. and abroad.