Pat Rogers, R.I.P.

I heard earlier today from the Krampus, and had it confirmed by the great John R. Murphy of FPF Training, that Pat Rogers has shed the mortal coil.

Pat was one of the greats of the modern firearms training world, and even more than that he was of inestimable value to me in preparing my magnum opus on Det One.

For years I tried to horn in on a Pat Rogers carbine course. His course schedule and mine never worked out– when he was teaching I was unavailable or out of cash, when I was free or flush with ill-gotten gains he was teaching far away or was full up, although he always straight-up said that I’d be comp’ed. A good guy all around.

Semper Fi, Marine!

About vmijpp

VMIJPP hails from the star city of the south, Roanoke, Virginia. A 1989 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, he is a retired artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps, with time in both the active and reserve sides. He served in Iraq in 2004, and in Afghanistan in 2009-2010. He joined the magnificent OPFOR.com as a guest blogger from the now defunct but never uninteresting Rule 308, where he denounced gun control and other aspects of tyranny, and proclaimed the greatness of the United States. When the sun set on OPFOR.com, he migrated here with Keydet1976 and the others.
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One Response to Pat Rogers, R.I.P.

  1. Pingback: Gun-Day Sunday: Another Tribute to Pat Rogers, More Strong Sales Numbers, and Now’s the Time to Acquire | In The Old Corps

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