About Us

Arrow Security & Training LLC (AST) is a privately owned training company with our corporate headquarters in New Hampshire and a satellite office in Virginia.   AST is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) who provides tailored military training, training support and a host of services to government and private sector clients worldwide. The range and depth of our skills distinguishes us from competitors. 

The AST Advantage: Superior Training Built on Trust, Backed by Proven Performance

AST greatest assets are our solid reputation built on trust and proven performance. We have established outstanding, long-term relationships with our current and past customers from the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Department of State, Department of the Interior, and other departments that serve the U. S. Government. This enhanced access has allowed us to establish superior relationships that other companies do not possess. 

AST distinguishes itself from our competitors in multiple ways; from agility and responsiveness to empowered leadership.   


Current and prior government customers:


AST offers a wide range of innovative educational services and support to our military, state and local government and civilian clients. From curriculum development and training to instruction and practical exercise, AST instructors have successfully worked around the globe performing training and educational contracts.

AST has the reputation and proven ability to provide world-class experts in the training and performance of the following:

Special Forces Combat-Experienced Personnel

Arrow Security & Training, LLC was built from the vast experience of its exceptional former and retired U.S. Special Forces military personnel, considered some of the finest trainers and evaluators in the world.

These highly qualified personnel are placed in key leadership positions on our military contracts. Our leadership maintains current contacts in the Special Forces and military community for the most up-to-date information and lessons learned. The Special Forces Philosophy runs deep within our company and we thrive based upon our dedication to mission success and maintaining our outstanding reputation.


Arrow Security & Training, LLC (AST) was founded in 2005 in Nashua, New Hampshire by Joseph M. Lopez.  His primary effort was to assist and train our nation’s warriors prior to their deployment to the Afghanistan and Iraq Theaters of Operation but also to support mission readiness for troops deploying worldwide.6-30-2016 11-03-30 AM

Utilizing Mr. Lopez’s Special Forces experience, AST designed and developed a number of critical training programs specifically tailored to the Department of Defense, supporting its Global War on Terror. As AST’s reputation and capabilities grew, so did the demand for customized training services. AST has expanded its services by offering various types of role playing which enhance the training experience, as well as language and cultural immersion programs worldwide for a wide range of government agencies. AST has experienced exponential growth and will continue to grow at a steady pace.  Our services are indispensable to both the Government and civilian sector alike as they prepare to meet the challenges of today’s changing global atmosphere.

About the President

Mr. Lopez is a 30-year veteran of the Special Forces Community serving with the 10th SFG(A), 20th SFG(A), and 1st SWTG(A). He holds the 18C Special Forces Engineer, 18B Special Forces Weapons, and 100B Utility Helicopter Pilot MOSs. He is also a Combat Veteran of Afghanistan (OEF) on a Special Forces Operational Detachment A (SFODA) 2002-2003.


AST  offers a wide range of training and instruction courses and programs, primarily in military subjects.

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