About Us


Our Principles

We believe everyone has an inherent right to self defense. Whether you take safety courses, concealed carry classes, or personal instruction from us, we guarantee you will gain valuable real-world skills.


Our Promise to You

When you trust us to teach you about something as important as your own and your family's safety, we take that responsibility very seriously. We are proud to work closely with each and every one of our clients to ensure their individual needs are met.​


Our Background

Founded in Bellevue, Nebraska in 2013, we are a 100% military veteran owned and operated company. With a combined 40 years of professional firearms instruction experience, we are able to offer the most personalized, highest quality service in the area.

Our Instructors


Reese Stanley

Maggie Swartz-DeGunia

Maggie Swartz-DeGunia

General Manager
USCCA Instructor #669375
NE State Patrol Certified Instructor

Certified 3-time Military Marksman

Retired Air Force​ Veteran


Maggie Swartz-DeGunia

Maggie Swartz-DeGunia

Maggie Swartz-DeGunia

Lead Instructor

Certified RSO

USCCA Certified Instructor

Athena Arms PR Director


Garrett Peddicord

Maggie Swartz-DeGunia

Garrett Peddicord

USCCA Training Counselor

USCCA Instructor #3426-370367
NE State Patrol Certified Instructor
Certified 4-time Military Marksman

Military Veteran