An American Expat now living full time in the UK, with several decades of varied outdoor experience. Starting as a Marine Infantryman, and then Counterintelligence Agent, experience and training included Mountain Warfare School with the Korean Marine Special Recon School in Po Hong, South Korea; Jungle Survival, Philippines; Cold Weather Survival, Alaska; Desert Survival, California. After active military service, experience included managing Intelligence training and advising personnel and their logistics for remote expeditionary support to NATOunits in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Leaving that behind for the mountains of the UK, most time is now spent in the hills and mountains of the UK associated with mountain walking and canoe expeditions, with extensive and ongoing training in Bushcraft, survival, and mountaineering. Qualified as a Duke of Edinburg Expedition Assessor and enjoying teaching and motivating potential future outdoor leaders.
British Canoe Union
Bushcraft and Survival
REC 16 hour Outdoor First Aid