A Little About Me

Born in Olympia, WA. I graduated from Capital High School and joined the Army. Graduating from Ranger School as the Leadership Honor Graduate; I Performed Peace keeping duties in Sinai, Egypt. After I Left the military in 1988, I worked as a Plumbers Apprentice, Leather-Smithing Apprenticeship, Prison Guard in a Maximum Security Prison, college student, Range Master at an indoor gun range, paintball field manager, pawnshop owner, industrial safety supervisor, hazardous material emergency responder. Almost ten years later, I returned to the military in 1997. Serving in the Arizona National Guard until 2005 when I returned to Active Duty. I served two combat tours in Iraq as part of Military Training Team and one combat tour in Afghanistan as a Fire Support Platoon Sergeant and Mortar Platoon Sergeant. For fun I like to explore new places, go 4-wheeling, high-powered rifle shooting, hand gunning, camping, and hiking. I also enjoy flying but, that is an expensive hobby. I have two older boys, who are combat veterans as well. I have been writing most of his life.


Köfels’ Meteor Impact Evidence in Egypt

As Promised, I revealed my huge discovery at the CoKoCon on Sunday in Phoenix, Arizona and it seemed to be somewhat anticlimactic. Either I was unable to convey the importance of my discovery or people simply didn’t care. My paper is still being written and writing this paper has been an education in disappointment of…

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New Novel, 6.5 Kurz AK Rifle, BushRangerOverland

While the second Pilgrim’s Trail novel ‘Casualties of War’ still lacks cover art for paperback publication and is only available on Kindle, the third novel in the series, ‘Devil’s Ride’ nears completion. 6.5 Kurz development continues with an AK Rifle now ready for testing and 6.5kurz.com has been acquired as a domain name so that…

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Writing Update, All that was Lost

Have not updated my writing in quite some time but I have been writing. Losing several works was VERY depressing and it took quite a bit of willpower to dive back in and start rewriting these works. Not saying that some of them didn’t need to be rewritten anyway. World War III – 1945 was…

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6.5 Kurz development continues

Questions about the 6.5 Kurz accuracy have been asked and I was able to get to the range and answer these. I have never had questions about the accuracy of the round as I purposely designed the cartridge to be accurate using 6.5 mm bullet which has always been accurate as well as making the…

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6.5 x 41 Kurz ECAPTC Cartridge Production Starts TODAY!

I am very happy to announce that I have began to make 6.5 x 41mm Kurz Cases and Cartridges as the resizing dies have arrived from Hornady Custom Dies. Ben Syring at Hornady was outstanding in understanding the concept behind the 6.5 x 41mm Kurz ECAPTC, (Extreme Conditions All-Purpose Tactical Cartridge) and making the dies in record…

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TusCon Weekend! Book Done!

“Casualties of War” is DONE! Editing complete, Kindle upload complete and now….the Cover Art, ugh! Anyone that has just glanced at my work on Amazon knows that I have struggled with Cover Art for my books. I either get too impatient (Capitulation) I want to get back to writing or I try to be too…

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Days Away From Editing “Casualties of War”!

Casualties of War the second book in the Pilgrim’s Trail – Series is very close to completion and the beginning of Editing. This week was spent adding descriptions of the planets surfaces, terrain and vegetation. I want the reader to be able to see what I see in my mind when I am describing that the…

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