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About Us

Our Purpose

Mission Air Ministries, dba The Smith Safety and Security Foundation, is a faith based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to assist houses of worship, businesses, educational institutions, daycare centers, organizations and families provide a safe environment for their congregation, staff, students and loved ones.

Our Founder and President

Major Tim Smith (Retired, USAR) has over 38 years of law enforcement and security experience. He is currently a Department of Defense Civilian employee, Owner of Smith Investigative Agency, Founder and Station Manager of WMAR-DB, Director of Safety and Security at the First Baptist Church of Crofton, Maryland State Police Licensed Private Detective, Certified USCCA Home Defense and Firearms Instructor, Certified TASER Civilian Trainer, Certified Antiterrorism Specialist (CAS), Certified Underwater Investigator, ASHI Certified Basic First Aid/Advanced First Aid/CPR/AED/BLS/Wilderness First Aid Instructor Trainer, HSI Certified Active Violence Emergency Response Instructor (AVERT), SDI Certified SCUBA Instructor and FAA Licensed Commercial Helicopter Pilot.  In addition to his secular experience, MAJ Smith has served in the bi-vocational ministry for over 20 years to include: Sound Engineer, Youth Director/Pastor and Missions Director.

MAJ Smith's former positions included Ohio Deputy Sheriff, Certified National Tactical Officers Association Immediate Deployment Instructor (Active Shooter Response Instructor), Sheriff’s Office Dive team trainer, Sheriff’s Office Community Policing Coordinator, U.S. Army Military Police Officer, U.S. Army Helicopter Pilot, U.S. Army Intelligence Officer, U.S. Army Counterintelligence Special Agent, U.S. Army Collateral Duty Safety Officer, Physical Security Officer, U.S. Army Antiterrorism Officer, Volunteer Fire Fighter, Sea World Security Officer and U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Officer.