Gary (right) with Massad Ayoob

Gary Allinson is a 27-year veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served until September 1999 with the NJANG, as well as a Civilian Technician. He was a weapons loader on F-105 Wild Weasel’s, F4-C’s, D’s & E’s, F-111E’s, F16’s, and was a crew chief on several KC-135E Air Refueling Aircraft; for many of those years working exclusively on F4E 20mm nose guns (rate of fire 100 rounds a second).

Gary is a certified NRA instructor of handgun, shotgun, rifle, Refuse to Be a Victim,  Utah Certified Non-Resident CFP Instructor, and a Certified Chief Range Safety Officer. He teaches students throughout the New Jersey/Philadelphia metropolitan area. His time in the military and additional training such as being a graduate of the Massad Ayoob Group (MAG40) and the Gun for Hire Utah CFP courses, provides him with a deep knowledge of firearms and firearms safety.


  • NRA Instructor (handgun, shotgun, rifle, Refuse to be a Victim)
  • Certified Chief Range Safety Officer
  • Utah Certified Non-Resident CFP (CCW) Instructor
  • Metallic Cartridge Reloading Instructor
  • Certified Shotgun Shell Reloading Instructor

In addition to being an NRA Life Member, Gary is also a member of many organizations:


  • USAF/NJANG Retired
  • NRA Life Member
  • Association of NJ Rifle & Pistol Clubs
  • New Jersey 2nd Amendment Society (NJ2AS)
  • Georgia Carry (GCO)
  • Second Amendment Foundation
  • GOA
  • Garand Collectors Association
  • Knife Rights
  • IDPA

Gary is available for teaching in both group and private lesson settings. He has a variety of available courses to meet all of your training requirements.