Ryan Cleckner served as a special operations sniper team leader with the U.S. Army’s elite 1st Ranger Battalion (1/75), on multiple combat deployments.
Ryan is a graduate of the premier Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (SOTIC), among other military training courses, and has taught snipers and police sharpshooters around the world.
He’s the best-selling author of the Long Range Shooting Handbook, has made appearances on the History channel as a sniper expert, been a frequent guest on Fox as a firearms-industry expert, is a regular contributing author to RECOIL Magazine and The Federalist, hosts the Going Ballistic and Trigger Words podcasts, and created numerous instructional YouTube videos on long range shooting with the NSSF.
In short, Ryan knows guns. Seriously.