John grew up enjoying the outdoors. He grew up in a rural area, and spent every chance he could exploring the wilderness, going fishing, and hunting.
John has over eight years experience working in the aviation division of the North Carolina Army National Guard and for Department of Defense as an aircraft technician. He maintained the AH-64 Apache Helicopters in numerous roles, as a mechanic, armament specialist, and electronics repair. He also served as a machinist for the NC National Guard, at the central facility in Raleigh, NC. During his tenure in the NC National Guard, he served as the Marksmanship Coordinator for a battalion and competed in both pistol and rifle for both the NC National Guard and the All Guard Team as a primary rifle competitor, shooting the National Match Course of fire and long range competitions.
He has always been an avid sportsman, hunter and competitive shooter. Along with this experience, he received degrees from NC State University, Wake Technical Community College in Machining Technology and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Campbell University.
NRA – Life Member
North Carolina Lifetime Sportsman Member
Knight’s Of Columbus Member
Knife Making, Fishing, Hunting, Competitive Marksmanship, Family
hey John saw that you had some questions that you posted on the knife makers group. if you still need any help, just ask! there isnt very much discussion going on it that group, and i will be happy to help you with whatever you need!
We like to ship some product-but we have not got many buyers on our first offering of the Carolina Trailblazer by Emerge. We just opened the week before Thanksgiving so we are going to make a push to first of year. Check us out at emergeknifecompany.com!