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April 19, 1775

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“I am a friend to righteous government, to a government founded upon the principles of reason and justice; but I glory in publicly avowing my eternal enmity to tyranny. Is the present system, which the […]

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Catherine Genovese

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“That was the thing to remember about all monsters, They love to frighten
people, but the minute you stare them down, they turn tail and run.”
– Jeannette Walls

On March 13, 1964, 28 year-old Catherine “Kitty” […]

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Observations From The Road – by Nick Girka

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Like millions of American families we loaded up the family truckster […]

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Requesting Medical Attention After a Defensive Shooting

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“Self-preservation is the first law of nature” – Samuel Butler

For decades there has been controversy in the defense community with regard to the notion of asking for medical aid when one is involved in a […]

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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
05/07/2016
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Daily Carry Skills for the CCL Holder
Sand Burr Gun Ranch, Rochester IN
05/14/2016 - 05/15/2016
All Day
Level I Rifle
Sand Burr Gun Ranch, Rochester IN
05/21/2016 - 05/22/2016
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Level I Handgun - Daily Carry Skills
Aurora Sportsman’s Club, Waterman IL
05/28/2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Emergency Treatment of Gunshot Wounds (8-hour)
Sand Burr Gun Ranch, Rochester IN
06/04/2016 - 06/05/2016
All Day
Armed Citizen Response to Terrorist Attack/Daily Carry Skills
Personal Defense Center, Bismarck North Dakota
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Fortress Quote of the Week

Do countries with strong gun control laws have lower murder rates? Only if you cherry-pick the data.” - Thomas Sowell
…I’m in awe of you and your staff’s dedication, professionalism and knowledge. I’m still comprehending the ramifications of this training in improving my handgun self defense skills as well as character building. It is difficult to adequately describe my gratitude so I’ll leave it at that.
Benjamin G., Indiana
I’ve had my eyes open as a gun owner and one who choses to carry constantly.
Tom R., Ohio
The class was definitely more than I expected and know I’ll be able to put the lessons to good use. After all our drills, I feel more confident in my ability to run my rifle at longer distances and even at night. I have a huge amount to absorb and hope I’ll be able to get it written down before it escapes me.

Thanks again for all your efforts during a very hot weekend. I look forward to training with you again in the future.

Howard V., IL
Again, thank you! You and your team are true professionals. I know it is tiring and stressful handling all us inexperienced students especially with ammo! I was impressed with your attentiveness to safety and patience to guide us thru the training.
Ann S.
Today was the very first time i shot a gun, a Glock 19 to be exact. Thank you to Fortress for offering a defensive shooting class for newbies like me and making it one of the best experiences of my life! …you guys are absolutely amazing!
Sandra L, Michigan
…another round of excellent guidance! I feel privileged to be included in your schedule-you are a tremendous resource. As always, the training is fun, practical and most of all, provides life-long skills (with vigilant practice, of course).
Karl W, Texas
…Thank you again for an experience I will take with me forever!
Paula M, Illinois
I just wanted to thank all of you at Fortress again for an opportunity of a lifetime!! I was very blessed and honored to have instruction by you! …I cannot even put into words how [the class] has changed my life!! It’s very surreal.

I am looking forward to furthering my journey and have the opportunity to learn (and grow) from the great people at Fortress again.

Hanna A., Indiana
…Again, THANK YOU!! It somehow doesn’t seem enough to say. Looking forward to more Fortress opportunities!
Gregory J., WI