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Gunfighter Moment – Larry Vickers

I just wrapped up the NRA show in Louisville KY and I gotta tell you I really enjoy meeting shooters and fans of my shows and products. A great time was had by all and it was especially important to me personally to see all the whole families and children visiting the show. I have been very fortunate to make a good living in the firearms industry and I remind myself regularly to treasure it and not take it for granted. Thanks once again to everyone who stopped by the Wilson Combat, Raven Concealment Systems, Aimpoint and Blue Force Gear booths while I was there to say hi. Be safe and I’ll keep driving on with training, shows and products. LAV out

-Larry Vickers
Vickers Tactical Inc.
Host of TacTV

Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD-Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related TV shows on the Sportsman Channel with the latest being TacTV of which Bravo Company is a presenting sponsor. Larry Vickers special operations background is one of the most unique in the industry today; he has been directly or indirectly involved in the some of the most significant special operations missions of the last quarter century. During Operation Just Cause he participated in Operation Acid Gambit – the rescue of Kurt Muse from Modelo Prison in Panama City, Panama. As a tactics and marksmanship instructor on active duty he helped train special operations personnel that later captured Saddam Hussein and eliminated his sons Uday and Qusay Hussein. In addition he was directly involved in the design and development of the HK416 for Tier One SOF use which was used by Naval Special Warfare personnel to kill Osama Bin Laden. Larry Vickers has developed various small arms accessories with the most notable being his signature sling manufactured by Blue Force Gear and Glock accessories made by Tangodown. In addition he has maintained strong relationships with premium companies within the tactical firearms industry such as BCM, Aimpoint, Black Hills Ammunition, Wilson Combat and Schmidt & Bender.

Larry Vickers travels the country conducting combat marksmanship classes for law abiding civilians, law enforcement and military and has partnered with Alias Training to coordinate classes to best meet the needs of the students attending the class.

Gunfighter Moment is a weekly feature brought to you by Alias Training & Security Services. Each week Alias brings us a different Trainer and in turn they offer us some words of wisdom.

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10 Responses to “Gunfighter Moment – Larry Vickers

  1. FrontDeskFocus says:


    • Alex says:

      I gotta give credit where it’s due. Larry and the experience/knowledge he imparts through his videos and products is top notch. He knows his shit and if that means calling myself a fan so be it lol.

    • Paul McCain says:

      Take a weekend of handgun classes with LAV and then come back here and let us know how much of a smart ass you still are. I’d enjoy watching LAV smoke your hide during a class.

    • SSD says:

      Cheap shots are awesome. You won the internet today. High five!

    • Mr.E.G. says:


    • Disco says:

      lol arfcom grooming and haberdashery mod is too edgy 4 me

  2. Airborne_fister says:

    Hey is it possible to get help with a carry class and pistol class. I’m paralyzed. So I’m on a wheelchair. (Short rant I say on instead of in, because you don’t say your sitting in a bleacher. Or that you are sitting in you dining room chair. End rant)

    • Airborne_fister says:

      That goes to anybody.

      • Paul McCain says:

        Unless you have an “all terrain” wheelchair model, like I’ve seen around, you’d probably be better able to manage at an indoor shooting range that offers CCW classes, since they are probably going to be handicapped accessible and have smooth concrete floors, etc.

        • Scot says:

          Any good instructor should be able to accomadate you, but facilities will play a role. Reach out to Paul Gardner, as he can probably provide feedback on different instructors. Pretty sure he has a youtube channel with videos of him training. I think he is on P&S so ask the question there too.