About Us A complete circle is three hundred and sixty degrees. The term "three-sixty" has become synonymous with being prepared and secure all around ones person or position -ready to act or react to whatever happens. Three-Sixty OSI is a 100% veteran owned business. After full military careers we still remember and practice keeping a good "three-sixty" posture and we want to put our knowledge and experience to work helping others. As military veterans, we bring the same ethos and professionalism to our business we had as service-members.
We test equipment and supplies designed for outdoor activities and offer the best of what we find. We offer instruction seminars to teach methods and techniques for both novice and experienced outdoors enthusiasts and host guided hikes and camping excursions. The equipment and seminars are designed to help you be prepared for any eventuality such as: - 24 hour power outage. - Catastrophic events such as a tornado or hurricane. - Short or long camping or hiking excursion. - Full scale hunting or recreational camp site development.
We are constantly testing equipment. We offer those pieces of equipment we find that serves well in a field environment. If there is a particular item you would like to know more about, whether we carry it or not, just send us a message and we will let you know what we know about it. Our products and training seminars designed around these categories: - Camping and Hiking - Emergency Preparedness - Every-Day Carry Equipment.
Who We Are: Scott Hamilton (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a U. S. Army Officer, who retired on 01 January, 2012. He began his military service in 1983 when he enlisted as an Infantryman and reported for duty with the 82nd Airborne Division. He then left active duty to attend Middle Tennessee State University and enrolled in ROTC while also serving with the Tennessee Army National Guard. Upon graduation Scott was awarded a Regular Army Commission and returned to active duty as a Cavalry and Armor Officer. After more than 28 years of military service he has had a variety of assignments and has deployed numerous times. He has served and worked in a variety of capacities in Grenada, Panama, The Republic of Korea, Germany, Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia, Poland, The Kingdom of Jordan and the Republic of Iraq. He is a graduate of the XVIII Airborne Corps Recondo Course (Reconnaissance-Commando), The U. S. Army Airborne Course, The U.S. Army Ranger Course, The Jungle Operations Training Center and SERE training (Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape). Scott also has a wide variety of specialty training courses in tactics, survival and emergency disaster preparedness and has certifications through the American Red Cross and FEMA. He is an avid outdoorsman and has practiced and lived an active lifestyle out of doors since his childhood in South-West Louisiana. Scott's areas of expertise is in the field of: - Camp-site development - Wilderness movement - Emergency and disaster preparedness and planning
Buck Freitag (email@example.com) Buck got an early start to his training as an outdoorsman and survival expert. He was born in Minnesota and raised in the rural lake country where he spent much of his time camping and hiking before moving to the Pine Ridge bluff country of western Nebraska. True to his upbringing in the American West, Buck is a frontiersman at heart and is most comfortable tracking into the wilderness. Buck can be characterized as a "horse born out of season". He would have been perfectly happy if he would have been a contemporary with the likes of Jim Bridger, Kit Carson or Bill Cody, living in the wild out of his pack with a bowie knife and a genuine Hawken gun! He is at home in the wilderness and happiest when living out of his rucksack, trekking off to find what is happening on the other side of the next hill.
After graduating from high school, Buck joined the United States Army and began his military service as a Parachute Infantryman. His first assignment took him to Fort Bragg, North Carolina to serve in the 82nd Airborne Division with B Company, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment. During his time with the 82nd Airborne, he served as a Rifleman, Grenadier, Fire Team Leader and Infantry Squad Leader. He also served at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California and in New York and Texas. After leaving active duty service, Buck went to work as a Public Safety and Law Enforcement Officer. Buck has also served in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Buck’s military and law enforcement training includes: - US Army Basic Airborne School. - XVIII Airborne Corps Recondo School. - XVIII Airborne Corps Primary Leadership Development Course. - US Army Jungle Warfare Course. - 7th Infantry Division Non-Commissioned Officer Course. - Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defense Course. - Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Academy. - North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy. - FEMA National Incident Management System. - Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Instructor. - Georgia Law Enforcement Supervision Course.
Buck’s specific areas of expertise are: - Land Navigation with map and compass. - Personal defense and campsite security. - Shelter preparation. - Fire building. - Food and water procurement. - Hazardous materials awareness and protection.
William "Bill" Manuel(firstname.lastname@example.org) Bill is also a veteran of military service, having various assignments in Europe and the United States. In addition to his military service, Bill has always enjoyed an outdoors lifestyle and has explored the countryside on multiple continents. Bill is the kind of person, who would have been most at home being born two hundred years ago and set out on the frontier as a trapper, explorer or a mountain man. He has had years of experience teaching and guiding others in the outdoors. When Scott and Bill were assigned together Bill was known to the men of the Company as Sergeant Gadgets. Bill has an innate ability to pull some type of equipment or item of gear out of nowhere to accomplish a task easily and efficiently. Because of his love of the woods and his in-depth knowledge of how to live comfortably and well in any environment or conditions, Bill was also called "Field Manuel" by the men in the unit. If there was any question on how to live, work or move in the "field", you just had to go ask "Manuel". Bill brings his expertise on field equipment and field life to the organization and he is a master of the Every-Day Carry mindset as well as field living.
Bill has accomplished many notable out of door accomplishments that include instructing backpacking, hiking and camping with the Boy Scouts and other notable hikes: - The John Muir Trail (end to end - 211 miles) - The Pacific Crest Trail - Mount San Gorgonio (11,503’) - Mount Whitney (14,497’ tallest peak in lower 48) - Mount Whitney to Bad Water Basin, Death Valley (-282’ lowest point in lower 48) - Telescope Peak, Death Valley (11,049’ highest point in Death Valley)
Bill has also enjoyed taking extended camping hike to go trout fishing in the rivers, creeks, and streams of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, The Great Rocky Mountains and the Grand Teton Mountains of the western US and Canada. Bill has always been happiest when far out in the outdoors, the further out the better. When possible, Bill can be found finding a way to get out into the woods. His areas of expertise are: - Equipment and gear - Every Day Carry - Camping and campsite safety - Field living - Field expedient adaptations