About Us

TGFT is a minority-owned, small business, with the following mission:
"Bridge the awareness gap in our communities, by providing professional firearms training that dispels false urban beliefs, on our 2nd amendment rights."

The vision is to increase safety in our communities by providing this training and education across the nation.

Vernon Ashby, is the CEO and Firearms Instructor. He is an NRA Certified Firearms Instructor, US Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) Certified Instructor, National African American Gun Association Certified Instructor, and a Maryland Qualified Handgun Instructor. He graduated from Old Dominion University (ODU) in Criminal Justice, and spent over 10 years in the law enforcement and security arenas, prior to starting this business. He has a passion for firearms training, and takes his time with each customer.
Vernon is married to Mary, who assists him in the classroom. She  graduated from NC A&T State University in the Technology space. She enjoys going to the range too and is an NRA Certified Instructor for Pistol and Riffle, NRA Certified Range Safety Officer, US Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) certified instructor, and a Maryland Qualified Handgun Instructor.

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