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MI – TRAINING – Sisterhood of Shooters: Northern Michigan Women Shooting and Training Together (VIDEO)

Like a Lady Firearms Training is a business owned by Alycia Pollotta, who wanted to offer a new perspective to females that are learning how to shoot a firearm. On top of this, she is a chapter facilitator for “A Girl and a Gun” — a national shooting league with chapters across the country. “One of the best ways to convey women’s rights is to make sure they have…

OR – TRAINING – Veterans on target at LCSO shooting event

Wednesday morning was cold and wet, but less-than-ideal weather didn’t bother six residents of Lebanon’s Edward C. Allworth Veterans Home, nor the several Linn County Sheriff’s Office staffers at the Albany Rifle & Pistol Club. The veterans were having too much fun shooting pistols and rifles — and even a .45-caliber Thompson machine gun — at steel silhouettes and bright orange clay targets to let the weather spoil their outing. Although most hadn’t picked…

FL – TRAINING – Breaking Ground newsletter: A local shot at the billion-dollar gun business

Guns are big business. For example, shooting ranges alone are a growing $2 billion a year industry in the United States, according to Ibis World researchers. A bigger piece of that pie could come to Collier County if a property owner is successful in realizing his dream of opening a new private gun club. That path became clearer after an old prison went up in smoke recently on Collier’s northeastern edge,…

PA – TRAINING – ‘Shooting people is deescalation’: Three days with teachers training to use guns in schools

Andrew Blubagh is kneeling on the ground holding a handgun flat on his knee, its barrel pointed at the dirt berm that surrounds the firing range. Angie, a petite woman in her 40s, is beside him, her index finger wrapped around the trigger, his wrapped around hers. He wants Angie to feel how much force it takes to fire the weapon. He wants her to be prepared….

TX – TRAINING – VIDEO: Rep. Jackson Lee Describes Her Terrifying Experience Holding An AR-15

U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) demonstrated a shocking level of ignorance when she recently described having held an AR-15 (video below). “I don’t know what else it takes but I don’t believe we can stop at the door of the United States House,” Jackson Lee told reporters in the Capitol building. “I believe there will have to be an emergence of members of the House flooding…

TX – TRAINING – Texas Gun Laws Change to Make it Easier to Carry Guns for Self-Defense

Firearm laws in Texas became less restrictive on Sept. 1, with changes including greater ability to carry guns in houses of worship and on school grounds, to the benefit of law-abiding citizens wishing to use guns for self-defense. The 10 new laws now in effect were passed in Texas Legislature’s last session, which concluded in June, USA Today reported. All of the bills were sponsored by Republican members of the lawmaking body and…

NYC – TRAINING – 19 Pictures From Inside New York City’s Underground Gun Club

I went into this project looking to explore the withstanding subculture at the range. I’m fascinated in a community that engages in a hobby fastidiously, in stark contrast to the conversation that exists outside the range. One thing I felt strongly about is to not misrepresent or demonize the people who are coming here. These people are taking extraneous steps to safely exercise a legal hobby in…

IA – TRAINING – Former Navy SEAL Trains Dogs to Find and Attack Active Shooters in Schools. (Click Headline to view Video.)

View NBC Washington Video HERE.

A former Navy SEAL is making headlines for using his skills as a K-9 handler in the military to train dogs to respond to gunfire in schools by tracking down the gunman. Joshua Morton of Iowa originally started training police dogs when he returned from his final overseas. But when he started mass shootings and how assault…

VA – TRAINING – Security firm offers class to train gun owners to take down active shooters (VIDEO)

Executive Security Concepts teamed up with Firepower Tactical to offer an active shooter elimination training class to teach people how to use a concealed handgun to take down that shooter. “I just felt like if there are people out there that are carrying concealed weapons that want to get more training,” Executive Security Concepts owner Chris Ragone said, “and if they’re going to be in a situation where one…

PA –TRAINING – Local church members train to prepare for possible attacks

Early in his presentation on how churches can respond to armed intruders, Brandon Rhone of the ALICE Training Institute posed this question: “Do you or do you not believe this type of event can happen to you?” In fact, members of his audience had already answered just by showing up Wednesday: More than 100 people, including pastors, staff members and lay people, had traveled from throughout Pennsylvania and…

WV – TRAINING – NRA Basic Defensive Pistol Course to be held Aug. 17, 18

Carry & Shoot With Confidence, a North Central West Virginia-based organization focused on firearm safe use, training and continued education, is offering an NRA Basic Defensive Pistol Course on Aug. 17 and again on Aug. 18 (pick your day) at a cost of $100/class (instruction, materials, range fee.) The course will be held at the Deputy Sheriff’s Range in Reynoldsville. This course focuses on developing techniques for…

CA – TRAINING – San Mateo Co. Emergency Services holds active shooter training sessions

Coincidentally, on the week of the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services has been hosting active shooter training sessions for Peninsula law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and other first responders. In the scenario, there is one shooter and multiple casualties. The shooter’s victims are mostly in the School cafeteria. Law enforcement and firefighters respond quickly. They clear the…

NC – TRAINING – Triangle Shooting Academy creates firearm classes for women as gun ownership rises

More women are buying guns, and local firearm training centers are working to make the experience more female-friendly as a result. For a women’s group at Raleigh’s Triangle Shooting Academy, marksmanship and fellowship go together. “These women are good,” said Nancy Wilson, an instructor. “They’re good because they practice.” Women own guns for different reasons, but more women than men cite personal protection for their decision. A…

NC – TRAINING – Triangle Shooting Academy creates firearm classes for women as gun ownership rises (VIDEO)

More women are buying guns, and local firearm training centers are working to make the experience more female-friendly as a result. For a women’s group at Raleigh’s Triangle Shooting Academy, marksmanship and fellowship go together. “These women are good,” said Nancy Wilson, an instructor. “They’re good because they practice.” Women own guns for different reasons, but more women than men cite personal protection for their decision. A…

NAT’L – TRAINING – National Train a Teacher Day

This weekend hundreds of teachers across the country will be getting training to carry concealed handguns at school. July 20th is National Train a Teacher Day with free training being offered for teachers by 239 instructors in 42 states. The training is being offered even in states that don’t yet allow teachers to carry at school. “Even if folks aren’t allowed to have guns on campus, maybe they’ll…

CA – TRAINING – Raisin City Superintendent has school janitor wear mask and carry fake gun in active shooter drill, staff & kids terrified (VIDEO)

A superintendent in the Central Valley is defending his actions after he allowed a janitor to wear a mask, hold a fake gun, and run around campus acting like he was an active shooter. The incident happened at Raisin City Elementary School just before the the summer break. Superintendent Juan Sandoval says it was a drill. But teachers and parents of students, who had no idea it…

AR – TRAINING – AR teachers observe Marine training (VIDEO)

Teachers typically found in the classroom are getting hands-on experience of what it takes to be a United States Marine, undergoing the basics of marksmanship at the Camp Pendleton gun range. Beth Mathys is a Bauxite High School counselor. She is getting to participate in the week-long Educators’ Workshop in San Diego, California. “It’s been extremely educational and inspiring,” Mathys says. Beth says this experience will directly…

UT – TRAINING – Utah educators aim to stop school shooters with unique firearms training course (VIDEO)

Some Utah teachers felt at home on the range Tuesday: the firing range. It was part of a unique tactical firearm training program for educators that made its Utah debut at the Lee Kay Shooting Range. It’s called the FASTER Saves Lives program and their aim is to be ready if an active shooter ever chooses their campus. They ask that we don’t show their faces – so they don’t potentially…

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