Government Training Institute Newsletter May 2018

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GTI Monthly Mission Brief
GTI Monthly Mission Brief
Government Training Institute Live Fire Range Shooting

The Government Training Institute (GTI) was founded in 2003 to address needs of state and local law enforcement agencies throughout the United States with research based training. GTI's multiple courses contain a cooperative curriculum base and ongoing research from a staff with extensive operational military and law enforcement experience.
Upcoming Training Classes:

GTI delivers sound, tested, operational experience, and course development that makes up realistic, modern, and effective training classes. Click the links below to check out some of the classes we have coming up:

May 22 - 24 (Barnwell, SC)
Custom SWAT Course

May 29 - 30 (Barnwell, SC)
Absolute Vehicle Control's - Specialized Driver Training

June 4 - 8 (Barnwell, SC)
Basic Sniper

June 8 - 10 (Williamsburg, IA)
Rescue Task Force - Hostile Event Interdiction

June 13 - 15 (Boone, IA)
Rescue Task Force - Hostile Event Interdiction

June 18 - 22 (Barnwell, SC)
Immediate Action Teams (IAT) Active Shooter

June 25 - July 1 (Barnwell, SC)

July 9 - 11 (Barnwell, SC)
Tactical Breaching

July 16 - 18 (Barnwell, SC)
Close Quarters Battle (CQB)
Custom SWAT Training Course

DHS Basic SWAT Training
Instructor Of The Month

JT Timmons
(GTI Legion Director, Tactical Instructor, and Range Master)

JT Timmons has taken on the role of becoming the GTI Legion Director and Range Master at GTI as well as continuing to be one of our top tactical instructors. His background highlights a number of endless skills from his work on the SRS SRT to the titles he holds as a Competitive Shooter.

Read More On JT Timmons.
JT Timmons GTI Legion Director and Range Master
The Great Debate

Semi Auto Rifle
Bolt Action Rifle

For this month we are going to talk about another "Great Debate" topic. This month we are going to compare a semi auto rifle to a bolt action rifle serving in the roll as a sniper. Which on will reign supreme?

Pop SMOKE With Gene

Our very own Gene Norton is back with another installment of "Pop Smoke With Gene". This month Gene talks about the old fashion art of pipe smoking and how to go about finding a pipe that will fit your needs and tells you what to look for when buying your first pipe.

Pop SMOKE With Mean Gene
Cinco De Mayo Weekend Photoshoot at GTI
Photoshoot at GTI

The weekend of May 4th - 6th we had the honor of hosting Airsoft Junkies for a weekend of operations they had planned. During the same weekend the GTI Team decided to have a photoshoot highlighting some of the new GTI Gear we have coming out. To say the least this photoshoot combined with the event going on made for some EPIC photos.

Chow Call

It's that time again to get your mouth watering with another amazing recipe in this month's segment of "Chow Call". This month GTI's Vice President Brian Naillon gives you a recipe to make yourself an amazing Bacon Onion Bomb. A Bacon Onion Bomb? What's that?

Read More To Learn How To Make One Yourself!
Bacon Onion Bomb
GTI Asset Trading Program ATP

Asset Trading Program

This Asset Trading Program is designed to assist first responders in having a positive impact on their communities without using money from strained budgets. Use your agencies surplus vehicles, ammo, weapons, confiscated items, and forfeited-seized assets to fund your critical mission.
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GTI Legion Class Schedule

The GTI Legion program allows civilians access to the same fantastic instructors and training venues previously only accessible to Law Enforcement, Military and First Responders. Click on the links to check out some of the Legion classes we have coming up:

June 2nd 9:00am - 5:00pm
The Responsible CWP Holder - I Have My CWP... Now What?

June 9th 9:00am - 5:00pm
The Responsible Handgun Owner

June 16 9:00am - 5:00pm
Precision Rifle

June 23 9:00am - 5:00pm
Jason Kelly Armed Combatives Training

August 4th - 5th 8:00am - 6:00pm
Southeastern Gunfighter's Congress Featuring Jared Reston and the
Reston Group's 2-Day Performance Gun Fighting - Mod 1 Course
The Responsible CWP Holder

Southeastern Gunfighter's Congress Featuring Jared Reston and Reston Group's 2-Day Performance Gun Fighting - Mod 1 Course
GTI Range Master and Legion Director JT Timmons
GTI Legion Director JT Timmons Talks About His Pistol Marksmanship Training 101 Course

Saturday April 28th JT hosted a new class offered in our GTI Legion Course Catalog called "Pistol Marksmanship Training 101 - How To Hit What You Aim At!". This course is tailored to the handgun owner who is familiar with the operation of their firearm but wants to develop better fundamental marksmanship skills.

Read More on the first delivery of the Pistol Marksmanship Training 101

We are coming out with some awesome new T-Shirts, hats, and even a new challenge coin very very soon! Make sure you stop by our store and pick up some of our awesome gear and be on the lookout for these new product drops!

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to get notified EXACTLY when the new GTI Gear goes live!

GTI Shop
Generation III Wraith Tactical CARR Pack in Stealth Gray
Wraith Tactical Corner

Have you picked up a CARR Pack yet? The Concealed Armor Rapid Response Pack is the perfect piece of equipment to keep you safe and prepared in a world where staying alert and prepared can be the meaning between life and death.

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