Specialty Courses: Pistol, Carbine
James is a retired Army First Sergeant after 23 years of service, with duty as Company First Sergeant, Operations Sergeant, Military Science Instructor (Southern Oregon University), Infantry Platoon Sergeant, Recon Platoon Squad Leader and ASL, and Scout. Middle East deployments include Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, with PSD experience as both a team member (Riyadh) and NCOIC (Iraq), Line Platoon Sergeant (all), and First Sergeant (Iraq). Civilian Firearms schools and trainers include Gunsite, Viking Tactics, Seattle Firearms Academy, EAG, Trident Concepts, International Training Consultants, Larry Vickers and Ken Hackathorn. A Certified NRA Pistol Instructor and Life Member, James enjoys instructing at the individual level as well as small teams.