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James R. Sanders — Instructor Profile

Split Second Shooting is owned and operated by James R. Sanders, a retired U.S. Marine Corps First Sergeant. He served in multiple combat environments including Desert Shield, Desert Storm Saudi Arabia, Southern Watch Bahrain, Phantom Fury/Fallujah Iraq, Al Asad Iraq, and Iraq Freedom. His experience and recognition as a highly decorated Marine* makes him the perfect instructor to teach defensive shooting. After retiring from 23 years of service, James has made firearm shooting instruction his passion.

James believes in continuing education and skills development in Firearms, and Self-defense. James has a Masters of Arts, Organizational Leadership, Bachelor of Arts, Social and Criminal Justice. He is currently obtaining his Master’s Degree in Homeland Security.

*List of notable awards in service: Navy and Marine Corps Medal, Navy Commendation Medal with Valor , 4 Navy Commendation Medals, Navy Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon (Twice Awarded), Good Conduct Medal (Seven Times Awarded) , Iraqi Campaign Medal (Three Times Awarded), Southwest Asia/ Kuwaiti Liberation Medal, Marine Corps Drill Instructor Ribbon (Twice Awarded)

Extensive Firearms and Professional Training Schools Attended:

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