About This Instructor
Myles background and experience comes from the 5 years he spent as an infantry sniper in the U.S. Army. Myles was stationed in Germany, where he trained as a squad automatic weapons gunner until he was given the opportunity to attend sniper school in May of 2011. Myles graduated as 1 out of 5 students who began the sniper training school with over 50 students. Shortly after his initial sniper school, Myles deployed to Paktika Provence, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
After returning from Afghanistan, Myles was stationed at Ft. Riley, Kansas, where he was appointed as the Alpha Team Leader in a Sniper section. While at Ft. Riley, he was tasked with completely rebuilding a failing sniper section and ultimately turned it into the recognized top section for the entire brigade.
During his time at Ft. Riley, Myles and his sniper section regularly trained in long range reconnaissance tactics, using stealth and the use of the terrain to provide key information to higher headquarters. He also attended multiple land navigation, advanced land navigation, pistol qualifications, basic first aid courses, and specialized in sniper craft and concealment.
While stationed at Ft. Riley, Myles also deployed on a training mission to Camp Buehring, Kuwait. During the Kuwait deployment, he was tasked with training two squads of Kuwaiti officers in implementing sniper tactics into their platoons. While still in Kuwait, he was also sent to FOB Hammer in Iraq for 8 weeks to train Iraqi soldiers to combat ISIS.
After ending his time of service in the Army, Myles attended WyoTech’s basic diesel, advanced diesel, and off-road power programs, where he receiving the outstanding student award during graduation.
Myles is an outdoor fanatic and loves to catch monster lake trout, walk the grass fields of Kansas in search of flushing pheasants, and often traverses the mountainsides of Colorado in search of trophy mule deer and elk.
Training & Certifications:
3 Day “Defenders Series”, Concealed Handgun Permit Course, Fighting Rifle 1 & 2, Combined Rifle/Pistol, Handgun Fundamentals, Handgun Speed & Accuracy, Advanced Fighting Handgun 1 & 2, Long Range Precision Rifle 1 & 2, and SniperCraft. Each have been attended multiple times.
NRA Handgun Instructor, with Dynamic Combative Solutions’ Dave Laird
Certified Instructor and Advanced Instructor, with Rangemaster’s legendary Tom Givens
Certified Handgun Instructor through The Complete Combatant's "Deliberate Coaching" with Brian Hill