jboch

http://www.gunssavelife.com/?page_id=68 CCRA/GSL member for 15 years and VP for almost as long. Lead instructor for GSL Defense Training with nearly 15-years experience as a handgun instructor and more recently rifle instructor as well, teaching hundreds of people (kids and adults like) basic firearm safety and handling skills. Editor emeritus of GunNews. Grew up in Hillsboro, IL. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign Alumni. Works as an office manager during the day, publication editor at night and firearms instructor on the weekends. Firearm training junkie. Graduate of shooting schools taught by nationally-known instructors Massad Ayoob (Lethal Force Institute, 299/300 qualification score), John Farnam (Defense Training International), Pat Rogers (EAG Tactical), “Sully” Sullivan (Defensive Edge), John Krupa (Spartan Tactical Training Group, class top individual combined skills shooter), Frank Sharp (Fortress Defense), Steve Tarani and classes from numerous other regional and local instructors on firearms and defense topics as diverse as exhibition shooting (shooting trap with a rifle among other fun stuff), defensive knife, speed skills and first aid. United States Rifle Association Certified Instructor, Appleseed Intructor (in training), NRA Certified Rifle, Pistol and Personal Protection in the Home instructor. Teaches primarily with GSL Defense Training, but does 100% volunteer work for USRA, RWVA and the longest-running NRA Youth Shooting Camp in the USA, recently promoted to running the pistol line there. Married to guns and firearms training, and enjoys photography, flashlights, amateur radio as hobbies. Shares the home with three furry ferrets and a delightful woman who could do better than John. Terribly unlucky, John has tragically lost most of his guns and ammo in a series of boating accidents.

Police response times in NYC continue to grow

[caption id="attachment_2218" align="alignnone" width="600"] Photo courtesy 4everfitlife.com.[/caption]   The old expression "When seconds count, police are only minutes away!" holds truer today than ever before, especially in New York City. Today, in New York City, the average response time is about 4.6 minutes before police can arrive to shoot innocent…

The end of gun control: Wiki Weapon Project advances

[caption id="attachment_2211" align="alignnone" width="600"] Here's a "wiki weapon"... the receiver of this AR pistol was "printed" on a 3-D printer.[/caption]   In a move that will likely spell the end of gun control as we know it, a group is working with designers to put firearm designs into the public…

GREATEST GENERATION: First Marine Division Breakout survivor speaks

[caption id="attachment_1311" align="alignnone" width="380"] Gunnery Sergeant Carl Greenwood, USMC, Retired.[/caption]   Main Speaker Gunnery Sergeant Carl Greenwood, USMC, Retired Excerpted from the March 2012 issue of GunNews. The charismatic Korean War Veteran Gunnery Sergeant Carl Greenwood, USMC, Retired took the microphone as our main speaker. He started with a bit…

HEROES in Libya

[caption id="attachment_2205" align="alignnone" width="616"] Photo courtesy AP.[/caption]     New details are coming out about the two former US Navy SEALs who lost their lives in Libya last week. They were not and never were a part of the ambassador's security team, but were working on other issues. They did,…

Gun control FAIL: UK has highest violent crime in Europe

[caption id="attachment_2192" align="alignnone" width="468"] Great Britain's gun control is so Draconian that their Olympic shooting team had to leave the country to practice for their sport. It is a small price to pay for the crime-free society in the U.K., right?Graphic courtesy UK Daily Mail.[/caption]   The recent killings of…