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Bill "Doc" Harris

Bill (Doc) Harris is a veteran Navy Corpsman with 20 years of active duty service. He was deployed numerous times to hot spots around the world and received various medals and commendations. He spent eight years serving beside US Marines as a Fleet Marine Force Corpsman, and seven years supporting Naval Special Warfare.

Bill retired in 2010 as a Senior Chief Petty Officer, HMCS (AW/FMF), or E-8. After leaving the Navy, Bill co-founded First Care Provider a 501©3 non-profit organization that has established a curriculum to train everyday citizens in trauma care. Their goal is to arm everyone with the skills needed to save a life and to share the lessons learned from military conflicts and real world disasters.

Since retirement in 2010 Bill has trained thousands of students from all branches of the military, and first-responder communities including: Naval Special Warfare, USAF 24th Special Tactics Squadron, United States Marine Corps Marine Raider Battalions, 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment, numerous U.S. Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) units, the FBI Hostage Rescue Team (HRT), U.S Department of State, U.S. Secret Service (USSS) and numerous SWAT teams and Fire / EMS agencies all over the world. Bill is a certified NRA Range Safety Officer and is a proud endorser of the NRA Carry Guard program.

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NRA Personal Protection Expo

A 3-day educational and interactive experience dedicated to Individuals interested in increasing their knowledge and skills within personal protection, concealed carry and defense tactics.