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Jeff Houston

Veteran Green Beret

NRA Carry Guard Lead Instructor

VETERAN GREEN BERET AND FIREARMS TRAINER

Jeff served as a Green Beret with U.S. Army Special Forces, completing service in 2009. He was deployed multiple times to Iraq, and has excelled at completing various tactical shooting courses with both tactical rifles and pistols.

MILITARY AND PROFESSIONAL WEAPONS EXPERIENCE

  • Five years in U.S. Army Special Forces, include 3 years as a supervisor
  • Completed Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat (SFAUC) course
  • Certified NRA Pistol Instructor and Training Counselor
  • Owner/instructor of a firearms training company

NRA Carry Guard is for those who take carrying seriously.

- Jeff Houston, NRA Carry Guard Lead Instructor

MEET Jeff Houston

Jeff served as a Green Beret with U.S. Army Special Forces, completing service in 2009. He was deployed multiple times to Iraq, and has excelled at completing various tactical shooting courses with both assault/tactical rifles and pistols.

A certified NRA Pistol Instructor and Training Counselor, Jeff has completed courses under world champion pistol shooters and has trained hundreds of civilians in use of a firearm. He previously served as the Director of Training and Lead Instructor for a shooting range in Denver Colorado, where he developed and expanded the training division.  

Throughout the country, Jeff has utilized his Army Special Forces experience to deliver tactical weapons handling techniques to civilians and law enforcement personnel. He has trained foreign military and police units and U.S. Special Forces units, as well as local and federal law enforcement personnel. Based in Texas, Jeff runs the security company Tac7, which focuses on specialized security services and active shooter response/preparation programs. 

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