Battleline Tactical is a mobile training team (MTT) that hosts training events all over the country for Individuals, Law Enforcement, Fundraisers, Team Building For Corporations, Security, DOD, and OGA ranging from Low Signature Counter- Terrorism to CQB. Battleline Tactical’s Lead Instructors are Kris “Tanto” Paronto and Dave “Boon” Benton who have been firearms and tactical instructors for over 20 years combined.  Tanto and Boon are two of the SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI and they are the subjects of the book and feature film, 13 Hours.

Benny is the Lead Combatives Instructor for Battleline Tactical and has over 15 years of tactical training with Dave “Boon” Benton and other vetted tactical instructors.  That combined with his extensive martial arts and Professional fighting career has allowed to him to take on this role as LCI for the team.



In 2018, Benny established ICG (Integrated combatives Group).  Through ICG, Benny and other experienced tactical instructors and operators work with LEO agencies, SWAT / SRT Teams, Security Contractors and responsible CWP carrying citizens.  Training includes, but is not limited to, CQB, In-Fight Weapons Access, Weapons Retention, Active Shooter Response, etc.



Benny is a Personal Protection Specialist working in the fields of Executive Protection, Private Security, Consulting, and more.



Benny is a former Firefighter and ERT of 8 years.  Before moving to Florida he was a firefighter for two different communities in Illinois:  Virginia Fire Dept and the Shabbona Fire Protection District.  Along with being a state certified Firefighter, Benny was also an Emergency Rescue Technician: Extrication Specialist, and an Emergency Response Team member.


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