Robert Fowlkes is currently the Development Manager for Eagle Industries Unlimited’s law Enforcement and Commercial products division. He personally manages and educates over 150 employees. His managerial and leadership skills are unparalleled as he received his training with the U.S. Marine Corps and has over 13 years of experience with law enforcement. In 1989, Robert attended the Marine Corps School of Infantry where he became a Marine and learned many skills including, basic engineering and leadership skills. He is a veteran of the first Gulf War and was promoted twice during his deployment.
Robert’s newest challenge has been leading at Eagle Industries Unlimited. Eagle Industries Unlimited was founded in 1974. It offers a range of products and services including self-defense, survival and military equipment and protection products. At Eagle Industries, Robert Fowlkes leads by example and makes sure his employees are diligent, efficient and in high spirits, all important traits when working for a company or in the military. His employees are like new recruits and he is their mentor and leader. Robert’s military and law enforcement background has made him one of the most respected and successful managers in the company. His experience includes over 13 years of Police duty with the St. Luis police department.
Mr. Fowlkes has worked with the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) for several years in Iraq. He improved their methods and practices while implementing the life saving division. This helped save countless lives, as the purpose of JIEDDO is to reduce bomb and IED threats through the use of advanced training and equipment.
Robert Fowlkes’s dedication to his comrades, country and the civil rights of the United States led him to become a certified instructor for SWAT and URBAN tactics. During his reign as team leader for the St. Luis Metropolitan Police Department HRT team he organized and took part in hundreds of high-risk engagements and entries including, hostage situations, gang activity and many other dangerous situations.
Robert’s commitment to serving his community and protecting everyone in it, has saved lives, improved the standard of living and made the entire city of St. Luis a safer place for future generations. His recruits will continue to protect the people of St. Luis and the nation as they take up new law enforcement positions around America. Robert’s immaculate career and patriotism has earned him the respecte and appreciation of the St. Luis community and the entire nation. His leadership skills are appreciated even when he is off duty. Robert finds the time to coach his son’s hockey team in his spare time.