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Receiving his B.S. in Criminal Justice from Loyola Univ
ersity of Chicago, and his Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Northern Colorado at Greeley. Having served in the United States Air Force from 1970 through 1981,separating from a career in Security Police after rising in the ranks from Airman to Lieutenant. During his career, Professor Spranza was awarded the Air Force Good Conduct medal with Oak leaf Cluster, Outstanding Unit Award, Small Arms Marksman Medal with Bronze Star, National Defense and Air Force Longevity Ribbons, Strategic Air Command Educational Award and Senior Police Badge. Having created over 500 hours of instruction certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Prof. Spranza regularly contributed to such publications as: Police and Security, Jane’s International Police Review Aviation Security International, Hydrocarbon Processing and many others. Mr. Spranza has provided and instructed programs for Law Enforcement, Civil Aviation and Strategic Resources around the globe, while serving as an Adjunct Professor in Criminal Justice and Public Administration at Miami’s St. Thomas University and the Ft. Lauderdale Campus of Barry University.
s founder and Director of Spranza International Mr. Spranza has developed over 50 AVSEC in-service training programs for airports, airline operators and Civil Aviation Authorities around the globe. As an author and lecturer, Mr. Spranza International has presented before such organizations as the U.S. FAA, DCA Albania and the IAAE. His expertise in International Terrorism combined with years of experience in Civil Aviation Security has made him and his organization a much sought after resource for knowledge and expertise in the field of Civil Aviation Security worldwide. Mr. Spranza was named to the Roster of Expert Consultants for ICAO
Technical Cooperation Bureau - Civil Aviation Security Consultant in 2002.

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the Face of Tomorrow

Expanding Needs In a sentiment echoed throughout the industry, the National Business Aviation Association wrote: “The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) National Employment Matrix predicts the number of “aircraft pilots, copilots and flight engineers” in this country will grow from 103,500 to 114,900 (11.1 percent) between 2010 and 2020. The BLS also predicts that the pilot and flight engineer workforce within the airline sector will grow from 70,800 to 75,300 (6.4 percent). Notably, the...
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Coming of age in the CIS

On April 3rd and 4th Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Mugla, Turkey, hosted a conference exploring the key issues of Tourism, Safety and Travel Security. In attendance were various experts in the fields of tourism, safety and aviation security, including Mr. Selcuk Kileci, CEO Aktau International Airport, Kazakhstan and MS. Meruyert Zholdybaeva. Marketing & Quality Manager at Aktau International Airport, Aktau, Kazakhstan. During the conference, this author had both the opportunity, and the pleasure, to sit down...
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