On Episode 13 of our Think, Aim, Fire podcast: Jim ‘The Kraken’ Erwin is unleashed

Jim “The Kraken” Erwin joins Bob and me on this episode of Think, Aim, Fire. 

Jim’s an operator’s operator.

We talk training and how it changed after 9/11.

Jim and Bob have a colab training class in the works. Stay tuned for more on this.

Click here to listen to the podcast.

Here’s Jim’s bio:

Jim Erwin is a veteran of the U.S. Special Operations Forces, including service in the 75th Ranger Regiment and then as a 1st SFOD-D (Delta) Operator. After leaving active duty, Erwin provided close protection and security for high-profile clientele across the globe, including in many high-threat environments.

Today, Erwin is a Brand Ambassador to the outdoor and shooting industry. With over 25 years of real-world experience in the field, he brings a unique and authentic approach to brand exposure and marketing, covering everything from tactical shooting, precision long range shooting and big game hunting.

As a certified FBI Advanced Firearms Instructor and holder of several instructor certifications from the NRA, Jim also passes on his firearms knowledge through his company, Kraken Ultimus Firearms Training, covering all aspects of pistol, carbine and long range rifleshooting.

In his free time, Jim helps wounded veterans get back into the outdoors in his capacity as the Nevada Chapter President of the 501(C) Veterans Sportsman Alliance.


About Author

Lee Williams can’t remember a time in his life when he wasn’t shooting. Before becoming a journalist, Lee served in the Army and worked as a police officer. He’s earned more than a dozen journalism awards as a reporter, and three medals of valor as a cop. He is an NRA-certified law enforcement firearms instructor, an avid tactical shooter and a training junkie. When he’s not busy as a senior investigative reporter, he is usually shooting his AKs, XDs and CZs. If you don’t run into him at a local gun range, you can reach him at 941.284.8553, by email, or by regular mail to 1777 Main St., Sarasota, FL 34236. You can follow him on Twitter: @HT_GunWriter and on Facebook @The Gun Writer.

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