Joe is the owner and lead instructor for JTF Firearms. Joe is a certified instructor by the NRA and USCCA and has been teaching for well over 20 years. Joe has been a competitive marksman since the age of 7 years old. He started out by reaching the NRA Expert Marksman level in small-bore and moved on to high power out to 1200 yards.
Joe spent almost 9 years in the USAF. The first 3 years were within the Security Police and the Emergency Services Team (SWAT) and then trained into Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical warfare where, in peacetime, the mission was to train troops in how to defend themselves against such attacks and prepare the civilian population for natural disasters.
Joe has been married to his wife Tamara for 35 years and has two adult sons and two grandchildren.