Chief Armorer at Premier Shooting and Training Center
- Certified Armorer on Beretta & Glock handguns, Heckler & Koch Inc. rifles (M14-M16 rifle series)
- 1977 United States Army Paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division
- 1982 Houston, Texas Police Officer
- 1987 Re-Enlistment in the United States Army Special Forces, Special Operations Weapons Sergeant serving with the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in Ft. Devens, Massachusetts and Stuttgardt, Germany
- 1994-1998 Light Weapons Instructor at the JFK Special Warfare Training Group.
- Nate’s deployments include the Persian Gulf War (Kuwait), Sierra Leonne and Africa as an advisor.