Jack, retired after a 40-year career in emergency medicine, is CPR certified and a practitioner in Stop the Bleed. He also has a passion in the field of self-defense and is a benefactor level/Life Member of the NRA. He holds NRA instructor certifications in: Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Personal Protection in the Home and Personal Protection Outside of the Home. He is a Range Safety Officer and taught his first CCW class in 2004. As a student and instructor Jack has always maintained that training is the key to safety and preparedness when it involves the use of firearms for protection. Jack is married, has two children and two grandchildren. He also enjoys a hobby in model railroads.