Featured Glen Stilson, Summit In The Sand Instructor Spotlight Recoil Staff October 2, 2017 Join the Conversation SUMMIT IN THE SAND: OCTOBER 7 – 8 Glen Stilson of Independence Training will go over “Dirt Medicine for the Armed Citizen.” RECOIL: What’s your elevator pitch to people who ask what you do? STILSON: We do emergency response training, teaching our students how to be competent and confident in taking care of themselves and those they love. RECOIL: What is your area of expertise, as it relates to the event? STILSON: Our dirt medicine classes are based on the experiences of all of our instructors, which includes battlefield medicine, Fire/EMS, wilderness first response, ER medic, search and rescue, and years of instructing. RECOIL: What's your background and qualifications? STILSON: I have been involved with the dirt medicine world either as a medic or as an instructor since 2000. RECOIL: What can attendees gain through your instruction? STILSON: Attendees to our program at Summit in the Sand will gain a higher confidence in how to handle immediate life threats in austere environments, and what to carry with them to help preserve life. RECOIL: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever gotten? STILSON: That’s a tough one, I’ve been blessed to be around a lot of great people in my life. In this regard, let’s go with “Remember everyone who is supporting you and believing in you.” That was my wife, when I hit the first big roadblock in building my own business. Explore RECOILweb:Fighting: Be honest to the problem, be honest to yourselfRECOILtv NRA 2017: New Pistols From Nighthawk Custom and Agency ArmsPNW Cold Tracer Ammuniton (Videos)Preview - 2Vets Arms 5.56 Bravo - When AR and SCAR Collide NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.