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The Women’s Gun Show Episode #68: Teachers Learning to Defend Students with FASTER Program

On this week’s show, Barbara Baird talks to firearms trainer Chris Cerino, who trains teachers in Ohio in the FASTER Program. Co-host Carrie Lightfoot joins Barbara to discuss trending firearms news, cool products and a couple of events that you might want to attend. Julie Golob offers another Tip Time in her series on “Flying with Guns – the Ugly.” Sponsored by Ruger and NRA Women.

Carrie is getting ready to head to Sacramento, California, for another training session of The Well Armed Woman certified instructors, while Barb is gearing up for a Remington-sponsored dove hunt in the Hill Country of Texas.


Topic: Teachers Learning to Defend Students with FASTER Program

Chris CerinoBarb interviews Chris Cerino, a trainer in the FASTER Program, which trains teachers to respond to an active shooter in a school.

Firearms News You Can Use

Remington Tac-14

Barb mentions that she recently shot the Remington Tac-14, and it is illegal in several states.

Carrie doubts that this Advance Peace program by the Sacramento City Council will work to deescalate crime in California.

Julie Golob gold and flag

Barb and Carrie give a huge shout out to fellow contributor at the show, Julie Golob, on her recent domination and win at the 2017 XVIII Handgun World Shoot.

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Tip Time with Julie Golob:  Flying with Guns – The Ugly

In her final series on how to fly with guns, champion shooter Julie Golob describes how things can get “ugly” if you’re not careful when traveling with firearms. Find out what not to do. Sponsored by NRA Women.


Cool products

Hoppes_Gun_Cleaning_Bore_Light_MCarrie picked the Hoppe’s Bore Light, for several reasons. ($6.29)

taclite 511 pants

Barb tested these 5.11 women’s Taclite Pro pants while at Gunsite recently. ($49.99)


TWAW Product of the Week

Sirt pistol

Carrie recommends this compact, CCW-size SIRT Pocket Training Pistol. ($238.99)



The WON’s Post of the Week: How to teach safe firearm handling to kids

Barb says Becky Yackley, a competition shooter, offers excellent tips on planning to take your children to the range for a safe experience.


Calendar: What’s up?  

Barb likes these events in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, offered by Women on Target.

Carrie points out that Sacramento is hosting some super training by a Well Armed Woman certified instructor, Jodi Rentzel, at The Gun Range.

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  • About Barbara Baird

    Publisher/Editor Barbara Baird is a freelance writer in hunting, shooting and outdoor markets. Her bylines are found at several top hunting and shooting publications. She also is a travel writer, and you can follow her at https://www.ozarkian.com.