Cody came to Magpul after several years of success in firearms education and training within the industry. He is a horrible skateboarder, a former punk rock musician and Force Reconnaissance Marine that somehow graduated from some of the toughest schools in the military, to include, The Basic Reconnaissance Course, Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leaders Course, MARSOF Sniper, Combatant Diver, Martial Arts Instructor, and the USMC Infantry Officers course. He has also completed several military survival courses, and he is a military free fall parachutist (HALO). He holds a B.S. degree in Kinesiology focusing on human performance. He completed 4 deployments while in the military, and was awarded two combat action ribbons and the Bronze Star for Valor. He has been recognized as Combat Tracking Subject Matter Expert, and still teaches tracking and jungle operations to SOF units when requested. He is passionate about outdoor education and leverages his formal training with his combat experience to bring common sense and effective curriculum to our clients. In addition to being one of our instructors he is also the Director of Operations for Magpul Core, the airborne programs manager and carries the responsibility of Asia/Pacific sales. In his spare time he enjoys yoga and writing about himself in the third person.