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    Larry Vickers 2-Day Kalashnikov Operators Class - July 9-10, 2016 - South Hill, VA

    Larry Vickers 2-Day Kalashnikov Operators Class - July 9-10, 2016 - South Hill, VA

    Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical in a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related TV shows on the Sportsman Channel with the latest being TacTV of which Bravo Company is a presenting sponsor.Larry Vickers special operations background is one of the most unique in the industry today; he has been directly or indirectly involved in the some of the most significant special operations missions of the last quarter century. During Operation Just Cause he participated in Operation Acid Gambit - the rescue of Kurt Muse from Modelo Prison in Panama City, Panama. As a tactics and marksmanship instructor on active duty he helped train special operations personnel that later captured Saddam Hussein and eliminated his sons Uday and Qusay Hussein. In addition he was directly involved in the design and development of the HK416 for Tier One SOF use which was used by Naval Special Warfare personnel to kill Osama Bin Laden. Larry Vickers has developed various small arms accessories with the most notable being his signature sling manufactured by Blue Force Gear and Glock accessories made by Tangodown. In addition he has maintained strong relationships with premium companies within the tactical firearms industry such as BCM, Aimpoint, Black Hills Ammunition, Wilson Combat and Schmidt & Bender.

    Larry Vickers travels the country conducting combat marksmanship classes for law abiding civilians, law enforcement and military and has partnered with Alias Training to coordinate classes to best meet the needs of the students attending the class.

    Alias Training & Security Services

    Larry Vickers 2-Day Kalashnikov Operators Class - July 9-10, 2016 - South Hill, VA

    Topics covered include safety, stance, zeroing for iron sights and optics, sight alignment and trigger control. Familiarization with their carbine includes field stripping and maintenance. Other subject matter that is covered includes reloads, presentation, shooting positions, and introduction to different skill drills including dry fire and bullseye shooting. Malfunction drills and shooting on the move as well as transitions. Timed fire drills and evaluations based on class skill level. Instruction on the development of the AK and variations, as well as suggested modifications.

    Must shoot an AK or AK variant (AK-47, AKM-47, AK-74, Galil, Valmet, VZ 58 style rifles, etc.)

    Instructor: Larry Vickers

    Class dates: July 9-10, 2016

    Cost: $525

    Location: South Hill, VA

    Gear requirements:
    - Eye protection
    - Electronic hearing protection
    - Serviceable handgun (For transition training) of at least 9mm
    - Ammunition required: 800 rifle, 150 pistol
    - Minimum four (4) AK mags
    - Minimum two (2) handgun mags
    - Chest pouch to hold 3-4 AK mags would be “Nice” – LAV quote
    - Handgun mag pouch - Ability to carry a spare pistol mag on body.
    - Serviceable AK sling- suitable for a variety of shooting positions - tactical type preferred
    - Suitable handgun holster
    - Suitable range wear depending on the season
    - Good attitude.

    ***There are no pre-requisites for this course. It can be your very first class. As a matter of fact if you are familiar with AK’s at all, you will probably be ahead of the curve. That being said this is not a beginner class either, in Larry's words "This class will knock their socks off"***

    If you are interested in attending this class please use this link to the Alias Training sign-up page:

    If you have any additional questions please feel free to contact me;
    Paul A. Hotaling
    Alias Training & Security Services, LLC
    757-215-1959 (Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM)
    757-985-9586 (After Hours)

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    I wish it would be closer to my place! I heard that if this is your first class you will be treated with patience and understanding which is so rare in this area!
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