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

» The New Home

Mission: A Fresh Start
Posted on Sunday August 11th, 2019 @ 5:16pm by Field Commander Garrett Alder

F.C. Garrett Alder
Commanding Officer

There hadn’t been any questions yet, so Garrett gave them the time to read about their new home. It was somewhat fortune that the cover they were being given left them on such a luxurious craft. The Navy, and Coast Guard personnel on board…

» To the Helicopter

Mission: A Fresh Start
Posted on Saturday July 6th, 2019 @ 6:11pm by Private Sonya Stabler

Private Soyna Stabler
Location: Helipad.


Sonya hopped onto the helicopter, ready to go with her bag packed, and one of the crew had stowed it in the cargo area. She took a seat, and managed to get buckled in when someone offered up a tablet, which she took. Sonya…

» Red Sky Morning

Mission: A Fresh Start
Posted on Sunday June 30th, 2019 @ 3:43pm by Field Commander Garrett Alder

Fleet Commander Garrett Alder
Commanding Officer

Garrett boarded the helicopter with the rest of the team. The door was closed, and it was surprisingly quiet. He’d been on a few before, but it was usually too load to have a significant conversation. This new model was a significant improvement.…

» Time to go?

Mission: A Fresh Start
Posted on Sunday June 23rd, 2019 @ 5:11pm by Private Kelsi Becker

Pvt. Kelsi Becker
Weapons Specialist

Kelsi took her seat in the helicopter waiting for them on the pad. Her gear was stowed by one of the crew members. It wasn’t a small team, but it seemed like the helicopter was designed to accommodate them and more. She took the…

» Back Into The Fray

Mission: A Fresh Start
Posted on Sunday June 16th, 2019 @ 10:29am by Private Thomas Wilson

Thomas Wilson

Wraith 4 - Vehicle Specialist

Freshly showered and packed Tom hustled up to the Helipad. He looked at the helicopter and saw that it was nearly full. He was the last one to arrive. He hustled the best he could given the short notice and gave his two…

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…