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John Willis of Original S.O.E. Gear and Ben “Mookie” Thomas sit down with Student of the Gun at the S.O.E Headquarters in Camden, Tennessee. John and Ben give us some behind the scenes information on the Mookie War Rig and some other gear from S.O.E. A huge thanks to John and Ben for taking the time out of their busy days to sit down in front of the camera and talk to us.
Paul G. Markel has worn many hats during his lifetime. He has been a U.S. Marine, Police Officer, Professional Bodyguard, and Small Arms and Tactics Instructor.
Mr. Markel has been writing professionally for law enforcement and firearms periodicals for nearly twenty years with hundreds and hundreds of articles in print.
Paul is a regular guest on nationally syndicated radio talk shows and subject matter expert in firearms training and use of force.
Mr. Markel has been teaching safe and effective firearms handling to students young and old for decades and has worked actively with the 4-H Shooting Sports program.
Paul holds numerous instructor certifications in multiple disciplines and a Bachelor’s degree in conflict resolution; nonetheless, he is and will remain a dedicated Student of the Gun.
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