My name is Ken Slack. I started The Ammo Factory in 1981 to support my shooting habit because I couldn't find ammunition loaded the way I wanted it for practice and competition. I have been an NRA Certified Pistol & Rifle Instructor since 1981 and a Charter Life Member # CL-141 in the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA/IPSC). I served as Section Coordinator for IPSC in Nevada from 1983-1988, and was elected to the USPSA Board of Directors for Area 1 for the States of WA, ID, OR, ID, UT, NV, and MT from 1986-1990. I became a Certified Range Officer in 1982, a Chief Range Officer in 1983 and Rangemaster/Instructor in 1985.I served as Range Master of the USPSA National Championships for 5 years, Chief Range Officer at the 1986 World Championships Orlando, Florida. International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) USPSA Rangemaster/Instructors are responsible for teaching firearms safety, rules of competition, and safe range construction to Chief Range Officers and Range Officers. I personally instructed more than 2000 RO and CRO students and supervised them at the various matches around the country. Recognized as Class A competitor Nationally and Master Class Locally. I was the Co-Founder Sierra Nevada Pistol League, and Reno Combat Shooting Association. I was elected Rangemaster from 1982-1989.1986-1990 Area 1 Championships each year as Match Director 1986 Northwestern Area ChampionshipsRangemaster/Match Director
I am a US Navy/Viet Nam veteran and additionally served in the Nevada Air National Guard for 7 years at the rank of E6 Tech Sergeant in the capacity of Law Enforcement Asst. Flight Chief and Training NCO.
I qualified as EXPERT with numerous firearms including: .38 cal Revolver, .223 M16, M60
I have been a firearms enthusiast and competitor since the age of 10 when I was a member of the Pasadena Rotary Junior Rifle Club. Since that time I have been involved with all flavors of shooting. I am a member of the National Muzzleloading Rifle Association and past member of Lakes Crossing Muzzleloaders. I have competed in Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays, Steel Challenge, Miller Invitational, PPC and more.
Associates Degree in Administration of Justice
Nevada Sheriff's & Chief's Association Certified Concealed Carry Instructor
NRA Certified Instructor for:
Pistol, Rifle, Personal Protection Inside and Outside the Home
Law Enforcement Member NRA
8/04 Use of Force, Liability & Litagation 24 Hrs
12/05 NRA Law Enforcement Instructor's Course. 44 Hrs
5/07 NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home 16 Hrs
5/08 TASER ® International Instructors Course X26 M26 24 Hrs
7/10 NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home 24 Hrs
3/2012 Bulletproofing the Mind Lt. Col Dave Grossman 8 Hours
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