James Jackson is a former US Navy Chief Petty Officer. He has spent almost two decades in military service with a large portion of that as a tactical instructor.
During his years in service, he has been part of fielding teams, mobile training teams and interacted with other branches of the US Military as well as foreign military units.
Since leaving the Navy, he has worked as a private military contractor (not that kind of contractor), and a disaster mitigation consultant.
He is currently an outdoor survival instructor and is a Military Technical Advisor for several published authors.