Master Gunnery Sergeant ( Retired ) Arturo G. Garcia is a retired U.S. Marine who served on active duty for over 24 years and is a Co-Founder of Combat Marine Outdoors. He was born in San Antonio, Texas and lives in Somerset, Texas. A small ranch between San Antonio and Laredo, Texas. Art G. Garcia entered the Marine Corps in January, 1988. Through the years, Master Gunny Garcia rose to the highest rank that an enlisted Marine can achieve as an E-9. Master Guns received his Combat Action ribbon for his deployment during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm where he served as a Combat Engineer and Machine Gunner with the First Marine Division (Task Force Pappa Bear). A 100% disabled combat veteran serving currently as the Outdoor Programs Director for Combat Marine Outdoors. Master Guns is considered by his wounded Marines as their most respected Mentor. A graduate from Wayland Baptist University in Business Management. Master Guns’ focus is GOD, Family, Hunting, and caring for our Wounded Warriors throughout America. He has four wonderful Children, U.S. Marine Corporal Jose Garcia married to Adela, Rebekah, Alfredo II, Arturo II, and grandaughter Abigail Garcia.