FASTER - Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response

Everyone agrees that safety training is important for our schools, but in an active killer situation, the emergency response must happen fast to save lives.

This is why Buckeye Firearms Foundation has launched a program called FASTER to provide violence response training to teachers and administrators. FASTER stands for Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response.

Buckeye Firearms Foundation sponsors National Junior Olympian trap shooter

Buckeye Firearms Foundation is extremely proud to be the major sponsor for the only Ohioan qualifying for the National Junior Olympics in trapshooting. Rebekah Abel is a 20-year-old shooter and Second Amendment activist from Johnstown, Ohio.  She will travel to Colorado Springs, CO., the week of July 20 to compete.  Rebekah has been competing for six years in Olympic-style trap shooting, and has attended the National Junior Olympics twice,

Good Guy with a Gun: The Arming of Teachers in America

by Jim Irvine

In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacres in Newtown, Connecticut, Buckeye Firearms Foundation announced that we would pay for a trial course for teachers and school staff to be trained by John Benner of Tactical Defense Institute. The response from media, and school employees was overwhelming. One class grew into the FASTER Saves Lives program and interest continues to grow. featured in lengthy Springfield News-Sun article on school safety

by Chad D. Baus

IMG_0842Buckeye Firearms Foundation's is featured in a lengthy Springfield News-Sun article exploring the topic of school safety.

FASTER Saves Lives at BASA “Are you prepared?” conference

by Jim Irvine

This week the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA) holds its “Are you prepared?” school facilities and safety conference in Columbus, Ohio.

FASTER Saves Lives will be on hand at booth 40 near the BASA registration desk. We will have trauma kits for review and will be discussing various ways to save lives before, during, and after an active killer event.


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