Our Staff

ranger-action-7Brian Stramel
Owner, Head Instructor




  • 19 years U.S. Army; 2/75th Ranger Regiment, 9th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, currently serving as a Lt. Colonel in the Oregon Army National Guard.
  • 2 combat tours; Afghanistan and Iraq
  • Security contractor; Protective Detail Team Leader, Baghdad 2005
  • Instructor Certificates:
    • NRA Law Enforcement Handgun/Shotgun
    • Simunition® FX® Scenario Instructor and Safety Certification Course (LE/Military).
    • NRA Basic Pistol
    • NRA Personal Protection In The Home
    • NRA Home Firearm Safety
  • Additional Courses:  Gunsite, Firearms Academy of Seattle, Bruce Gray “Practical Fundamentals,” RL Oatman Executive Protection, Target Focus Training, SCARS.
  • Misc. U.S. Army Training and Awards: Ranger, Airborne, Air Assault, Anti-Terrorism Level 2, Command and General Staff College, Combat Infantry Badge.

Gregg Townsley
Training Safety Officer

  • Instructor Certificates:
    • NRA Basic Pistol
    • NRA Home Firearm Safety
    • ASP Expandable Baton
    • ASP Handcuffing
  • Founder: No-HARM© Nationally recognized Healthcare de-escalation training course for hospital staff.
  • American Kenpo Karate, 7th Degree Black Belt, 30 years martial arts experience