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  • Friday, October 19, 2018 at 09:00 AM ·

    BATTLELINE TACTICAL ONE DAY BASIC PISTOL COURSE - BOONEVILLE, MS

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    ONE DAY BASIC FUNDAMENTALS PISTOL COURSE
    BOONEVILLE, MISSISSIPPI
    9AM UNTIL 3PM
    This is a perfect starter class.


    Fee: $375 per person - 10% Discount for Battleline Tactical Alumni 

     
    NOTE: This is a PRIVATE EVENT - No Public Viewing

     

    One Day Basic Fundamentals Pistol Course designed for the shooter looking to learn the fundamentals of marksmanship and safe weapon handling with a defensive pistol from the holster.

    The course is taught by Kris “Tanto” Paronto, Dave “Boon” Benton.

     

    Topics Covered:

    - Weapon Safety

    - Cycle Of Pistol Operation

    - Fundamentals Of Defensive Marksmanship 

    - Drawing From The Holster

    - Loading/ Unloading 

    - Stoppages

    - Proper Selection and Placement of Gear 

    - Cleaning and Maintenance 

    - Ammo Selection

    - Live Fire Drills to Increase Safe Weapon Handling and Marksmanship

     

    Suggested Equipment:

    - Serviceable Defensive Pistol of at Least 9mm 

    - 3 Magazines

    - Holster

    - Wrap Around Eye Protection Quality Eye and Hearing Protection 

    - 500 Rounds of Ammo

    - Magazine Pouch Able to Carry At least One Magazine 

    - Cleaning Supplies for Pistol

    - Long Sleeve Shirt, Knee and Elbow Pads, and Hat (highly recommended but not required)

    - Water

    - Bring your Lunch  

     

    Eligibility Requirements:

    - US Government ID Required (Passport / Driver's License)

    - Must be able to lawfully carry a handgun (No felonies, etc)

     

    CANCELLATION POLICY: Due to a limited number of spots available, refunds are unavailable. Credits for a future class will be given if a 48 hour notice is given.
  • Friday, October 19, 2018 at 06:00 PM ·

    14TH HOUR FOUNDATION FUNDRAISER - BOONEVILLE, MISSISSIPPI

    TICKET SALES & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE / CHANCE TO WIN A SOUTH AFRICA SAFARI

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    - SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE 

    - VIP PARTY - MEET & GREET / BOOK SIGNING WITH TANTO & BOON $100 PER TICKET

    - REVERSE RAFFLE TICKETS FOR A 5 DAY SOUTH AFRICA SAFARI FOR TWO $100 PER TICKET (see details below)

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    One of the highlights of the October 19th VIP Party will include a REVERSE RAFFLE for a 5 Day South Africa Safari for 2 donated by Avula Safaris (see details and purchase tickets below - You do not have to be present to win, and a limited number of tickets will be sold).

     

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    Raffle Details: You must be at least 18 years of age to enter. A maximum of 500 tickets will be sold. At the beginning of Event on October 19, 2018 at 6pm, names will begin to be drawn until all of the names have been removed, and the last name remaining will win the South African Safari. 100% of proceeds benefit the 14th Hour Foundation. A special Thank You to Avula Safaris for this generous donation.

     

     


     

    SILENT AUCTION ITEMS REQUESTED

    Please contact Judy L. Wilkinson - JLWilkinsonConsulting@gmail.com if you want to donate an item. Please put in the subject line of the email, "14th Hour Auction - Booneville, MS".

     

    For Corporations/Businesses that want to pay by check rather than online,

    please make checks payable to:

    14th Hour Foundation

    Mail To: JL Wilkinson Consulting

    403 Briarcliff Road

    West Point, GA 31833

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 09:00 AM through October 21, 2018 ·

    Battleline Tactical Two Day Concealed Defensive Pistol Course - October 20 - 21, 2018

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    BATTLELINE TACTICAL COMING TO BOONEVILLE, MS!

    TWO DAY CONCEALED DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSE

     

    OCTOBER 20 & 21, 2018

    9AM - 5PM daily

     

    TWO DAY CONCEALED DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSE designed for intermediate to advanced students looking to improve their speed and accuracy while utilizing drawing from concealment. This course will be taught by Battleline's Lead Firearms Instructor Kris "Tanto" Paronto and Dave "Boon" Benton.

    SPOTS ARE LIMITED - REGISTER EARLY!


    This is a Private Event - No Public Viewing




    TOPICS COVERED:

    - PISTOL SAFETY

    - VARIOUS IWB POSITIONS & THE ADVANTAGES OF EACH

    - DRAWING FROM CONCEALMENT

    - FUNDAMENTALS OF PISTOL MARKSMANSHIP

    - TARGET ACQUISITION

    - ENGAGEMENT FROM 3 TO 25 METERS FROM CONCEALMENT

    - CLOSE RANGE PISTOL ENGAGEMENT FROM CONCEALMENT

    - PISTOL CONCEALMENT RELOADS

    - SHOOTING FROM SIMPLE COVER

    - STRONG SIDE & SUPPORT SIDE SHOOTING

    - SHOOTING ON THE MOVE

    - MULTIPLE TARGET ACQUISITION

    - LOW LIGHT SHOOTING

    - BALLISTICS



    EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

    - EYE PROTECTION

    - HEARING PROTECTION (preferably noise canceling but not required)

    - 600 ROUNDS OF PISTOL AMMUNITION

    - QUALITY CONCEALMENT PISTOL HOLSTER AND PISTOL MAGAZINE HOLSTER (in good condition and working order)

    - 3 PISTOL MAGAZINES (at minimum)

    - WEATHER APPROPRIATE CLOTHING (rain or shine)

    - TARGETS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTORS

    - LUNCH & WATER BOTTLES



    NON-REQUIRED BUT RECOMMENDED:

    - KNEE PADS

    - SUNGLASSES

    - SUNSCREEN & BUG SPRAY





    ELIGIBILITY:

    - VALID U.S. GOVERNMENT ID (Passport or Driver's License - Must be a US Citizen)

    - COMPLETION OF A BASIC HANDGUN COURSE THROUGH A SIMILAR COMPANY OR GOVT AGENCY OR PERMISSION FROM THE INSTRUCTORS TO ATTEND CLASS.

    - DD-214 SHOWING M-9 COMPLETION WILL SUFFICE FOR A BASIC HANDGUN COURSE COMPLETION.



    LODGING: LODGING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT.





    CANCELLATION:

    DUE TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE, THERE IS NO REFUND FOR CANCELLATIONS. IF YOU CANCEL 30 DAYS PRIOR, YOU WILL RECEIVE A FULL CREDIT THAT CAN BE USED FOR A FUTURE CLASS.

  • Friday, October 26, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    The Fuge in Warminster, PA

    Meet & Greet Book Signing with Kris "Tanto" Paronto For No Dogs Get Left Behind Fundraiser

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 09:00 AM through October 28, 2018 ·
    GUARDIAN TRAINING CENTER in Warminster, PA

    Battleline Tactical Two Day Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Course

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    Two Day Close Quarters Battle Course - Guardian Training Center - Pennsylvania

    October 27 -28, 2018

    9am until 5pm daily


    CQB will teach the student how to clear structures as a singleton and as a team using Initiative Based Tactics and Principles of CQB.

     


    Topics Covered.
            •       Initiative Based Tactics.
            •       Principles of CQB.
            •       1 man entries.
            •       2 man entries.
            •       3 and 4 man entries.
            •       Single and multiple rooms.
            •       Hallways and stairwells.
            •       Weapons Retention.
            •       Constricted spaces.
            •       Occupant handling. 
            •       Low light strategies.
            •       Treating Gunshot wounds.

    Required Gear:

            •       Sim/UTM conversion kits (provided by range)
            •       Holster.
            •       Mag pouch. 
            •       Long Sleeves recommended.
            •       Clear eye protection.
            •       Force on Force safety gear (provided by range)
            •       Shooting gloves recommended.
            •       Hand held light.
            •       200 rounds of UTM/Sim/Force on Force marking ammunition.(may be purchased at range-order in advance of course)


    Eligibility: CWP or recent criminal background check and at least a basic pistol course

     

    Note: Please contact the Range Directly to reserve weapons and/or ammo prior to event. Phone: (267) 387-6357

    Lodging: Attendees are responsible for their own lodging.

    Cancellation Policy: Due to a limited number of spots available, refunds are unavailable. Credit for a future class will be given if a 48 hour notice is given.

  • Friday, November 02, 2018 at 09:00 AM through November 04, 2018
    Alloy Arms Outdoor Gun Range in Whitesboro, TX

    Battleline Tactical Training - Vehicle Defensive Course - November 2 - 4, 2018

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    9am until 5pm daily

    Alloy Arms
    Whitesboro, TX

    Course taught by: Kris "Tanto" Paronto & Larry Stevenson

    To register, go to:
    http://2ndamendmentgunsafety.com/

    For more information, please call or email Larry at
    469-964-1421 beardedblackcowboy@icloud.com .

     

  • Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 11:30 AM
    Hilton Naples in Naples, FL

    Kris "Tanto" Paronto To Speak At Collier Republican Men Event

    2nd Annual Salute to Veterans

     

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    Featured Speaker

    Kris ‘Tanto’ Paronto

    Benghazi – An American Hero

    U.S. Army Ranger and CIA security contractor, author and motivational speaker, Paronto was part of the CIA annex security team during the 2012 terrorist attack on U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stephens and the CIA compound in Benghazi.

    He is featured in the book “13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi.”

     

    For more information or tickets, go to:

    http://collierrepublicanmensclub.com/event/2nd-annual-salute-to-veterans/

  • Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 09:00 AM through November 12, 2018 ·
    DEXXON INC CORP RANGE in Kiefer, OK

    Battleline Tactical - Two Day Combative Pistol/ Carbine Course Coming to Oklahoma

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    Two Day Combative Pistol/Carbine - Oklahoma
    November 10 and 11, 2018
    ADDITIONAL One Day Course Can Be Added On For Those Wanting To Do More Advanced Training - November 12, 2018
     
    Hosted by Dexxon, Inc.
    Iron Gall Firearms LLC
    IBC Bank
     
     
    The Combative Pistol/Carbine course will teach the student proper integrated employment of the Pistol and Carbine in a Combative context from Close Range Engagement to Medium Range Engagement with an emphasis on fast accurate fire while maximizing proper use of cover, weapons retention, and team tactics. The course is taught by Kris 'Tanto' Pronto and Dave 'Boon' Benton assisted by other vetted tactical instructors.
     
    Topics covered:
    Weapons manipulation
    Proper zero
    Ballistics
    Proper use of cover
    Asymmetric shooting positions
    Pistol and carbine weapons retention
    Team Tactics
    Multiple Threat engagement
    and more.
     
    Gear required:
    Wrap around eye protection
    Hearing Protection
    Carbine ( 556,6.8, 300BK, 762x39, 6.5, Pistol caliber carbine, ect.)with sling
    Min. 3 mags for Carbine
    Ability to carry 2 spare carbine mags on body
    500 rounds carbine
    Pistol of at least 9mm
    Quality holster and magazine pouch
    Min. 3 pistol magazines
    500 rounds pistol ammo
     
     
     
    Eligibility Requirements: This is a level 2 - Intermediate Course - not for beginners
     
    - Must be a US Citizen and provide copy of Driver's License, Passport or other Government Issued ID
     
    - Must have taken a Pistol/Rifle course, separate Pistol or Rifle Classes
     
     
    LODGING: LODGING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT.
     
     
    CANCELLATION:
     
    DUE TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE, THERE IS NO REFUND FOR CANCELLATIONS. IF YOU CANCEL 30 DAYS PRIOR, YOU WILL RECEIVE A FULL CREDIT THAT CAN BE USED FOR A FUTURE CLASS.
  • Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    PRIVATE EVENT in Keifer, OK

    14TH HOUR FOUNDATION PRIVATE FUNDRAISER

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    PRIVATE EVENT BY INVITATION ONLY

  • Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    PRIVATE in Chicago, IL

    Kris Paronto To Speak At VetNet Business Network Meeting - Private Event


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