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Jim Irwin

Meet Jim "The Kraken" Erwin: Veteran, Special Operations Forces, hunter, firearms instructor and friend of Falkor. 


Jim Erwin is a veteran of the U.S. Special Operations Forces, including service as a 1st SFOD-D (Delta) Operator. He was part of the 1st SFOD-D selection course – where he was ultimately one of five candidates chosen from a class of nearly 100.

Erwin was awarded the Distinguished Honor Graduate of his U.S. Army Sniper Course while serving with 2/75 Ranger Bat. He also served as the ranking NCO for a military free-fall platoon with a Long Range Surveillance Company.After leaving active duty, Erwin provided close protection and security for high-profiled clientele across the globe including many high-threat environments.

He is a certified FBI Advanced Firearms Instructor, and has earned several instructor certifications for the NRA.  Erwin Currently is a business development manager for Staccato 2011 and owns Shooting Performance Institute.What I love about the shooting sports is the challenge it presents on each and every shot. Learning how to achieve first round hit and then applying the math and science to do it is just fascinating! It is my passion and helps me feed my family too.

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