Andrew is a driven blogger about all firearms and their proper applications. He is a graduate from the University of California, Irvine, with a Bachelors of Arts in Social Ecology (emphasis in Criminology, Psychology, and Law). Shooting experience comes from a very busy eight years on active duty with the Marine Corps. Highest honors were Platoon Top Shooter, and becoming a certified rifle and pistol instructor at Camp Lejeune, NC. Andrew is looking forward to being an active contributor for Wide Open Spaces and excited for any video projects in the future. He is currently living the mountain life via the San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California.