Hard working gunsmith trained for the last 7 years by 2 of the top custom 1911 companies in the United States. Prior Corrections officer and United States Marine. I work well under pressure, either alone or with a team. I am able to quickly identify a problem and solve it in a timely manner.
08/2011 to Current
GunsmithNighthawk Custom － Berryville, ARMaintain tight slide to frame fit, barrel fit, and crisp trigger job. Make sure the firearm will function properly and shoot a 1 inch group at 25 yards. Read work orders to make sure all parts and additions are correct. Many of my 1911 pistols builds have been in top firearms magazines.
01/2011 to 08/2011
Gun metal prepWilson Combat － Berryville, ARLearned the use of files, laser engravers, and other machines used to smooth metal surfaces for paint.
07/2010 to 03/2011
Corrections OfficerCarrol County Corrections Officer － Berryville, ARTransported inmates from other facilities. Supervised inmates on camera and in person to ensure facility rules are followed. Participated in probable cause and revocation hearings. Helped inmates in adjusting back to the community.
05/2006 to 05/2010
Infantry Fire Team LeaderUnited States Marine Corps － Camp Pendleton, CAMultiple deployments to Iraq. Planned mounted and dismounted patrols for both day and night operations. Insured constant flow of information from my team up the chain of command and back down to my team. Held meetings with local nationals to help them gain confidence in their new roles. Coordinated with other units to ensure safe travel between patrol locations. Taught Marines and Sailors of all ranks basic rifle and close quarters shooting techniques.
Education and Training
Gunsmith Training － Berryville, AR, United States
Rifle Coach Course － Camp Pendleton, CA, United States
Small Unit Leaders Course － Camp Pendleton, CA, United States
Combat Hunter － Camp Pendleton, CA, United States
Sensitive Site Exploitation － Camp Pendleton, CA, United States
Combat Lifesaver － Camp Pendleton, CA, United States
School of Infantry － Camp Pendleton, CA, United States
Marine Corps Boot Camp － San Diego, CA, United States
Activities and Honors
Awards: Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Sea Service Deployment X2, Operation Iraqi Freedom X2, and National Defense.