Dave Kingsbury - Certified Firearms Instructor

NRA Instructor PatchMN Firearms Instructor
            NRA Pistol Distinguished Expert
    Combat Infantryman Badge
         Army Expert Rifle and Sharpshooter Auto Rifle Medals

Dave served eight years in the Army National Guard and Reserve, including two years on active duty. He earned the rank of sergeant and served in various roles including infantry team leader, liaison, and operations sergeant. Responsibilities included training subordinates in marksmanship and combat tactics. He served a combat tour in Iraq, where he was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge for active engagement in ground combat.

Dave has been a certified firearms instructor since 2009. He currently holds instructor certifications from the NRA in Home Firearm Safety, Pistol, and Personal Protection, and from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Firearms Safety. Dave has completed training in the development of active shooter training and drills and has collaborated with law enforcement on the development of school active shooter/armed intruder response procedures and drills. He has also served as an expert firearms witness at trial.

Dave obtained his first carry permit in in 2002. He currently holds a Missouri permit and has previously held permits in Minnesota and Indiana.

Shooting accomplishments include earning the US Army Expert Rifle qualification, Sharpshooter Automatic Rifle qualification, and the NRA Handgun Distinguished Expert qualification. Dave pursues ongoing firearms training to advance his own skills and receives personal mentoring in marksmanship and tactics from a member of the US Army Special Forces.

Dave can be contacted at dave@prstactical.com.

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