Owner and instructor of Lost Ways Wilderness Training has a long list of accomplishments. Jim served on active duty in the Army for 12 years. His duty assignments were with the 82nd Airborne Division, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and with USAAAD under the 10th Mountain Division. For 12 years he served as a medic, starting as a line medic and ending his career as a senior flight medic. After his tenure in the military, he went on to hold a director position at 2 different hospitals, both positions were Director of Emergency Preparedness and Bioterrorism. Jim currently and still is an instructor at Strategic Self Reliance and Defense out of Henderson, TN.