Gunny was raised in the hills of middle Tennessee where, after finishing school he enlisted in the US Marine Corps.
While serving he trained in the following environments:
-Parris Island SC
-the Mojave Desert at Twenty Nine Palms
-the Mountain Warfare Training Center at Toiyabe National Forrest
-the jungles of Okinawa Japan
-the coastal swamps of Georgia and the Carolinas
Gunny did two tours in the deserts of Iraq and served as a combat instructor of water survival and drill instructor.
Now he is self employed and enjoys working with animals in his free time when he is not hunting, fishing, or camping. He and his wife have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. He will be happy to show you pictures of the family if you give him a chance.