Welcome to Specter Defense Services!

We are a leading Security and Risk Management company with experience in over 60 countries. Governments, International Agencies and International Corporate Sectors contract us to protect their investments and property, and we are a major Security Provider for the United States Government.

With today’s changing security climate, the world demands innovative solutions that can be applied in both high-threat and low profile operating environments. We have risen to the top by providing solutions that foster a smarter, safer security approach based on knowledge and training.

Our cadre of experienced instructors create a comprehensive training curriculum for both government and commercial clients that utilize our premiere 12,000 acre training facility located outside of Lubbock, Texas.

We believe in demonstrating the highest degree of integrity in every aspect of what we do, and we reflect this in our core values.

  • Uncompromising commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and Environment, we set the bar for best-in-class operational excellence.

  • An open relationship with our employees based on mutual trust, respect and success. We support a diverse, yet unified team while respecting the individuality of our people.

  • Transparency, Accountability, and Discipline in our Business, we take responsibility for our performance legally, and ethically.

We value, encourage, and enable our employees, teammates and associates to develop innovative and pragmatic solutions to real-world challenges.

We are Specter Defense Services.

Latest News Items

» Back To Work

Posted on Tuesday November 7th, 2017 @ 12:35pm by Field Commander Garrett Alder in General News

Ok everyone, Website is back up, we are on a new host. Get back to posting!

» Temporary Shutdown

Posted on Monday November 6th, 2017 @ 5:17pm by Field Commander Garrett Alder in General News

Ascension Sims is undergoing some changes. (I know, already?) we're moving web hosts, the site is going down for what should be less than 24 hours, during that time, please keep anything you wanted to post till tomorrow evening.

Thank you

Latest Mission Posts

» What's Next?

Mission: Mission 01: Empty Quiver
Posted on Thursday January 30th, 2020 @ 12:12am by Private Kelsi Becker

Pvt. Kelsi Becker
Weapons Specialist
Wraith 8

Kelsi looked around her new room. It wasn’t exactly spacious, but it was a lot nicer than she was expecting. She suspected that not everyone had a room as nice. She’d read that the ship was manned mostly by Naval personnel, she…

» Time is Running Out

Mission: Mission 01: Empty Quiver
Posted on Monday January 20th, 2020 @ 10:07pm by Field Commander Garrett Alder

Field Commander Garrett Alder
Commanding Officer | Graveyard 1

Garrett had spent months studying the specs, he knew the floor plans from memory, every nook and cranny. But now that he was here, he had to admit the ship was very impressive. He’d spent some time on Navy ships…

» Settling In

Mission: A Fresh Start
Posted on Friday October 18th, 2019 @ 9:47am by Colonel Margo Vincent

Margo Vincent

Margo had been quiet during the flight over, only speaking a couple of times to those around her. Instead, her nose had been buried in her iPad, soaking in all the relevant information about their new home away from home. When they touched down on the helipad,…

» New Accommodations

Mission: A Fresh Start
Posted on Sunday September 22nd, 2019 @ 8:26pm by Private Thomas Wilson

Private Thomas Wilson

Wraith 4 - Vehicle Specialist


Tom looked over the information on the pad.  He casually read over the ship's specifications, current armaments and auxiliary vehicles among its inventory.  It was clear that they were going to be mostly self-sufficient barring any major enemy incursions. He placed…

» New Home

Mission: A Fresh Start
Posted on Sunday September 22nd, 2019 @ 6:01pm by Corporal Richard Keyes

Cpl. Richard Keyes
Medical Specialist – Wraith-5

Rick had read through a number of the ships specs on the trip out there, but finally couldn’t read anymore. He spent most of the rest of the trip looking out the windows of the rather comfortable helicopter. Finally he spotted a…

Latest Personal Logs

» Family Squabbles

Posted on Thursday September 28th, 2017 @ 4:04pm by Private Kelsi Becker

Kelsi Rossi
Capo – Esposito Crime Family

“Wake up…” she said standing over her would be assailant. “I need you to wake up now, I’ve got places to be.” She said. *SMACK* her gloved hand struck hard on his cheek. He groaned and opened his eyes. They looked around…

» The Turning Point

Posted on Saturday July 15th, 2017 @ 11:29pm by Private Sonya Stabler

By: Sonya Stabler


Sonya sat in the control room of her listening complex for the Eastern Europe theater. It was here that she was most comfortable, helping to oversee the second shift of intel for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. It had been a few hours since she had…

» Memories Part 1

Posted on Thursday September 29th, 2016 @ 11:29am by Corporal Richard Keyes

Capt. Richard Keyes
Combat Rescue Officer
Kandahar, Afghanistan

“HANG ON!” shouted the pilot as the Blackhawk banked again. Rick grabbed his line and steadied himself… he always hated these things, but knew they were required, as evidenced by Airman Howell, if it hadn’t been for his line he’d have…

» A Sad Goodbye | Part 1

Posted on Sunday September 11th, 2016 @ 1:22am by Field Commander Garrett Alder

Gunnery Sergeant Garrett Alder
22nd MEU – 2nd MEF

::12 hours before boarding::
Garrett awoke with a start as something landed on him while he was in bed “You promised Daddy!” came the detached voice. Despite the fact he hated being woken up, he couldn’t help but smile, “I…

» "Life At Home"

Posted on Wednesday September 7th, 2016 @ 9:22pm by Corporal Franz Huber

Franz walked up the short sidewalk to his house after a long day at work with new trainees. They were all idiots, and it was his job to get them molded into a specialized fighting force that could confront any issues around the world. It was, however, nice to be…