Host(s): Joseph Nizzari & Mark A. Thompson
LIVE: Currently OFF AIR
On Line of Fire Radio, Joseph Nizzari and Mark A. Thompson will be discussing many firearms related topics covering (but not limited to) Training, Manufacturing, Gear Reviews, 2nd Amendment Issues, the current Political Climate, Technical Questions and much more. Line of Fire Radio seeks to expand knowledge and share information within the firearms community. Listeners are encouraged to call in and participate to this weekly dialog with questions, comments or suggestions.
Joseph (Joe) Nizzari, has been the owner and Director of Training Operations with Line of Fire, LLC, Professional Firearms Training Group, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, for over 17 years.
Joe has a concrete background in Law Enforcement, Civilian, and Military Firearms Disciplines, and he holds Nevada POST (Peace Officers’ Standards & Training) credentials and the prestigious NRA Law Enforcement Tactical Instructor certification. Joe is also certified to teach Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) courses in the states of Nevada, Utah, and Florida.
The dedication and diligence that Joe imbeds into his mindset and his training doctrine has allowed him to conduct superlative firearms training to thousands of individuals from novices to the most advanced shooters.
Mark A. Thompson, originally from California, moved to Washington State. It was there that he met his firearms mentor and began his lifelong education in firearms. For more than two years Mark received traditional daily mentor/student instruction in firearms techniques.
He continued learning throughout his travels eventually gaining experience as a gunsmith & instructor until September 11, 2001. Following the events of that morning in New York City, Mark enlisted in the United States Army. After completing Basic Combat Training, Advanced Individual training, and Airborne training, he was assigned the 1st Cavalry Division.
The U.S. Army quickly recognized Mark’s firearms knowledge by placing him in positions which made him responsible for maintaining weapons and equipment as well as training and commanding his unit’s Soldiers for combat. After ten years and four tours to Iraq and Afghanistan, Mark has honorably separated from the Army.