November 4-6, 2016 was the annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Conference, held at the               Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield, GA.

  Mike & I took a break from the shooting this year and helped Ashley out with the Outdoor Cooking class.

  We also had a Water-bath Canning class where we made unsweetened applesauce & Ball's Chocolate           Cherry Jam.  Ashley was kind enough to help us out!

  On Saturday evening, we had an outdoor expo.  Mike showed the ladies what they might want to consider       for their Bug-Out-Bags.  Marie showed off a selection of items dehydrated along with the Nesco                       Dehydrators she is using.

On November 9, 2014, we opened a new division of Defensive Specialties, LLC!

We now do deep firearms cleaning and gunsmith work.  Please click
here for more information on how we can help you!

  The GA Department of Natural Resources held their annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) conference on November 7-9,

  2014.  Events included Tree Climbing, Outdoor Cooking, Fly Fishing, Archery, Birding, Natural Photography, Wilderness Survival,

  Gun Cleaning, Reading Wildlife Signs, & Basic Astronomy, among others. 

  Mike & Marie led a combination pressure & water-bath canning class.  We had six ladies in the class.  They got to 
take home items

  they helped make themselves.

  Plans are being finalized for next year's BOW Program.  Click 
here to go to the Georgia BOW information page.


On January 5, 2012, two articles appeared in the Gainesville Times on pages 1 & 5A featuring Defensive Specialties, LLC

Below are links to those articles:


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  We are proud to announce our partnership with Nesco ® American Harvest ® dehydrators.         They have been kind and donated 3 different dehydrators for use in our classes & volunteer       work.

  Please check out their website here.


  We are pleased to announce that we are now formally a service-connected disabled vet-             owned company.

  For our military clients:  We now have a CAGE number if it will help you.  Please contact us   for more information. 


  We are pleased to announce that we have received our Class 7               (Manufacturing) FFL license.  Please click on the FFL tab to see the       services we are currently offering.