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Stephen D. Powell

Stephen Powell - American GunslingerPowell was born and raised in Delaware, a proud Air Force veteran with 20 years of combined federal, military and civilian law enforcement experience.  Powell has 25yrs of teaching professionally as a defensive tactics, security & firearms Instructor for numerous military units, organizations and law enforcement agencies both in country and abroad.

He's also rated as a New Mexico DPS & Texas DPS (TCOLE) Firearms Instructor, Sig Sauer Academy Master Instructor and a NRA counselor.

His company, Patriot Outdoors, Inc, has been operational in the defensive training industry since 2004, located in Eastern New Mexico.  Patriot has provided crucial and relevant firearms training to DOD and SOCOM, state and local law enforcement and thousands of armed citizens and and now operating out of the Phoenix Valley here in sunny Arizona!

Over the past several years, Powell has appeared on several Fox News, Sirius XM radio, various regional newspaper, radio and tv shows, promoting veteran entrepreneurship, patriotism as well as educating society on range development and key second amendment issues. 

In Fall 2020, Powell launched his passion for others to succeed on his YouTube Channel "The GunLife Coach".