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Jerry Hill retired from the US Navy after serving 20 years as a machinist. He subsequently went to work as an instructor for a major medical equipment manufacturer, teaching new hires how to maintain and repair the equipment that the company sold. Ultimately he ended up being a partner in a medium sized cable tv company, retiring from that in 2017. He currently owns JH Firearms Training where he instructs pistol and range safety officer courses. He is certified to teach the Tennessee Enhanced Handgun Permit class. Jerry is also a rider coach certified through the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.
He is a graduate of Penn Foster College with a diploma in Gunsmithing.
Eric V. Hill is a 31-year combat veteran of the United States Army. As a Special Forces Non-commissioned Officer, Eric has amassed extensive experience in deliberate and crisis management planning, resourcing, managing, and executing operations of vital strategic significance. His career encompasses over twelve years on a Special Forces Operational Detachment–Alpha (A-Team), serving as the team engineer, and team sergeant; three-years as an Engineer Instructor at Special Forces School; Company Operations Sergeant, managing the operational, logistical, and training requirements of 80 personnel; Company Sergeant Major, Managing the manning, deployment, personnel development, and training of 80 personnel; Battalion Operations Sergeant Major, managing the deployment, training, and day to day operations of 350 personnel; and Battalion Sergeant Major, managing over 350 personnel. These military positions enabled Eric to master processes for managing personnel across the operational spectrum through leadership and innovation.
Since retirement, Eric has deployed as the Director of Operations for the Counter-Insurgency Advisory and Assistance Team, managing day-to-day operations of Counter Insurgency Advisors through all Regional Commands in Afghanistan. Eric went on to manage the battlefield forensics program for Special Operations Command, Pacific. He currently serves as a leadership instructor for personnel in high-risk professions such as firefighters and police.
Eric has the following Instructor certifications:
NRA Basics of Pistol
NRA Personal Protection Outside and Inside the Home
NRA Basics of Rifle and Shotgun
NRA Range Safety Officer and Chief Range Safety Officer
United States Concealed Carry Association Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals