Our Lead Instructor
Charles served in the United States Army for over 24 years. He served in a variety of positions including Sniper, Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Battalion Operations Sergeant, Battalion Master Gunner, Company First Sergeant, and Combat Division Master Gunner. Some of his awards from service include the Combat Infantry Badge, Excellence in Competition Badge (Rifle), Bronze Star, and the Legion of Merit. Charles also has a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice and Masters’s in Education from Troy State University, AL. Charles currently is a Sergeant with the Alaska State Troopers and serves as a certified firearms instructor in Handguns, Patrol rifles, shotguns, and Red Dot handguns.