Dave Garrison retired as a manager from the former BellSouth Telecommunication Company known now as AT&T.
In August 2008, after a lifetime of shooting and hunting experience, he became a firearms instructor and along with David McCullough began teaching NRA Classes at a local range.
He holds Certifications in Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun, Home Firearm Safety, Personal Protection in the Home and Outside the Home, NRA Chief Range Safety Officer, Refuse To Be A Victim, International Defensive Range Safety Officer and Alabama Hunters Education Instructor.
He is a competitor in High Power Rifle and the International Defensive Pistol Association and well versed in gun safety and handling, he holds an NRA Winchester Distinguished Expert in Pistol.
He spent seven years in the 926th Engineering Battalion of the U.S. ARMY Reserve. Forty years in Communications as an Installer, Cable Splicer, Electronic Technician and Manager.