About the Instructor

Dr. Gerald Colbert

  • Active Duty United State Navy; stationed at Parris Island, South Carolina, Navy Lt. Senior Grade Assigned Fleet Marine Force
  • 25 years of range time in and out of the military
  • Retired Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
  • Instructor of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Instructor of Pathology at the Millard Filmore Hospital School of Nursing
  • Lecturer Buffalo VA Hospital
  • The United States Power Squadron Certified Instructor
  • Instructor of Inland and Coastal Navigation at the Columbus Sail and Power Squadron
  • Instructor Seamanship Columbus Sail and Power Squadron
  • Holds a Concealed Firearms License in the state of Florida and 32 other States
  • National Rifle Association Certified Pistol Instructor and Range Safety Officer 
  • National Rifle Association Certified Personal Protection In The Home Instructor
  • Member Sarasota County Emergency Response Team
  • CPR/AED Certified 
  • Amateur Radio License Holder-Extra