Specialty Courses: Carbine, Shotgun, Foreign Weapons, Pistol, & Zero Distance
Jim has served for over 17 years as a Combat Arms Officer in both the Active and Reserve Components of the United States Marine Corps. He is a decorated combat veteran with deployments to Iraq, the Far East, and Afghanistan. Jim holds military instructor certifications as a Combat Marksmanship Coach, Foreign Weapons Instructor, and as a Black Belt in the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program. He is a Life Member of the National Rifle Association, an NRA Law Enforcement Handgun/Shotgun Instructor and a UTM Certified Trainer. Jim has also completed Concealed Carry License Instructor certification in multiple states. Additionally, he has trained extensively with many of the leading instructors in the private sector firearms and tactical industry. Jim was a cast member in the Magpul Art of the Dynamic Handgun DVD set and is a Vickers Tactical Shooting Method Regional Endorsed Instructor.