“Conflict. With what ready ease I can claim my stance on any given issue until I find mysefl standing on the other side of that topic. Take guns, for example, please, take one and carry it with reverence, pride, well- being and confidence. Carry it according to the law. I, for one, never thought about this until I was on the wrong end of one. I think that was the turning point propelling me into the skilled shooter I was to become. That age-old echo of, “Never Again,” rang continuously in my psyche and when the opportunity arose to learn to use a pistol, I embraced it. Looking back, I should have been much more pro-active in my weapons carrying, but at least, when the time came, I recognized the benefits and fully immersed myself to become the best, most confident, most competent, safe weapons handler I could. It all started with being on the wrong end of a gun at the tender young age of twenty. I was definitely in th wrong place at the wrong time, fully unprepared, but, never again. The profound life changing experience of indescribable and immeasurable fear showed me that every notion I had previously entertained regarding the topic of firearms was worthless.  There was no more conflict for me regarding my stance on guns. They are a necessary and wise implement of safety and protection for the .

How ready are you when conflict should blight your life? ”

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"I worked as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer for over 14 years, in a firearms carrying capacity. First assigned to LAX (1994), then to the Los Angeles/ Long Beach Seaport (1997-2007), I took an early retirement from my final duty station of El Paso, TX (2007-2008). Never having handled firearms prior to this job, I give full credit for my initial shooting lessons and safe firearms handling skills to the government. As I began to compete, I gleaned tips and coaching lessons from the best law enforcement instructors across the nation, turning myself into one of the best, too. I was a firearms instructor in Los Angeles and a national level competitor on a formally sponsored team from 1999 through 2003, being sent all over the nation for pistol match competitions. As a result of this gift of an experience, I went on to set five national records in the law enforcement shooting sports. Check in regularly to read about those and other adventures and misadventures!"
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