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We had our 2019 Louisiana Shooting Association Annual Meeting today. After serving 1 year as an alternate board member, and the 2 most recent years as a full board member, I was up for re-election. I have been re-elected for another 2-year term. Most of my involvement with the LSA is representing Louisiana gun owners during our state legislative session. I will continue to be active by providing testimony during the house and senate committees to protest or support bills. Erin Luper, our NRA-ILA state representative was present to provide a recap of 2018 and to talk about what [...]
School is back in session, but just before it started back, I spent a few days with the entire staff and faculty of a school in the area. My goal for the course was to prepare them to make better decisions and to leave them with a proactive plan they could use in the event of a worse-case situation of an active killer event. Often times, I find people trying to create a plan that only works under certain situations...thinking that it would happen they way they imagine it. The fact is, we don't get this much control. [...]
The 2018 summer has come to an end and it has been quite the ride. We finished out the summer in the Birmingham, AL area teaching a defensive handgun course but most of the summer was about instructor development courses teaching students from around the country. From the west coast to the east coast, students came to the hot Las Vegas desert for an I.C.E. Training Defensive Firearms Coach course and put in some hard work over the very long three days. After finishing here, we took the training back on the road for another DFC course in [...]