Flowers or Guns? Good Guys Have Both, Actually

Personal Defense Network’s Executive Director has taken some time to comment on the social media frenzy surrounding the viral video of a French Father comforting his son during an interview in the aftermath of the Terrorist Attacks that took place there last week.

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“Importance of Defensive Firearms Training” Essay Contest

Everyone has their own reasons for seeking out defensive training. PDN asked members of the Professional Outdoor Media Association to write a short essay explaining why they think it’s important. Here are the top five essays from these professional communicators… I think they’re great! While you may not need to be motivated to train, you

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Lt. Col. Dave Grossman Joins PDN

Exciting news for PDN members: Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, an internationally recognized scholar, author, soldier and speaker who is one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime, is PDN’s newest contributor. Lt. Col. Grossman’s first video for PDN, “Restoring Responsibility: Understanding the Bulletproof

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Armageddon Arsenals Premieres December 13th on Discovery’s Destination America: Announcing a New Show from Orion Entertainment

“Armageddon Arsenals Trailer” Officials from Orion Entertainment have announced that “Armageddon Arsenals” debuts December 13 at 10:00 pm Eastern on Discovery’s Destination America network. The series explores the weapons and security aspects of the massive new prepping movement, focusing on individuals and families across the country who are preparing for a variety of worst case

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Mike Seeklander

Mike Seeklander has extensive experience behind the gun in a variety of arenas, including as a combat veteran of Desert Shield and Desert Storm with the U.S. Marine Corps, a law enforcement officer, senior instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, lead instructor for the Federal Air Marshal Service firearms division, and a champion

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Woman of the Year: PDN’s Kelly Muir Honored by Black Belt Magazine

PDN author and video contributor Kelly Muir has been named Woman of the Year in Black Belt Magazine’s November 2012 issue. She will be inducted into their prestigious Hall of Fame. Kelly Muir has been involved in Martial Arts for over 30 years. She holds a Master Level certification in both Shorin-Ryu Karate and Korean

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Andy Loeffler

One characteristic our instructors/contributors here at PDN have in common is that they started early and have never given up on what they’re passionate about: training others, whether it be with firearms, knives or hand-to-hand, and for professionals or civilians. Andy Loeffler took his youthful interest in guns and shooting and enlisted in the U.S.

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David L. Williams

David L. Williams began his almost 20-year career in law enforcement as a street officer with the Dayton, Ohio Police Department. He rose through the ranks and became known as an expert on criminal gang and occult activity. After retiring from the force as a lieutenant, he founded Miami Valley Law Enforcement Training, which has

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