Top Gun Award
CRITERIA FOR WINNING THE
TOP GUN AWARD
The TOP GUN AWARD
was initiated in 2002 to recognize those students who exhibit
the ability to execute a multitude of survival skills with
To be considered for the TOP GUN AWARD a student must
exhibit outstanding character, determination.
resourcefulness, creativity and a positive attitude. All
criteria must be met in order to receive the award. Many classes
we conduct do not yield a top gun as one MUST excel across the
board in all survival subjects while exhibiting a survival
GUN - MAY 2002
first individual in the history of the school to win the Top Gun
Award is Michelle, from Ohio, pictured here receiving the award from Bob
Newcomer, Director and Chief Instructor of the School.
TOP GUN - OCTOBER 2003
from Pennsylvania was awarded the top gun award during our
October 2003 Wilderness Survival Training Session.
pictured here outside the entrance to a primitive shelter that he helped to
construct during the training session.
TOP GUN - JUNE 2008
from Georgia achieved the top gun award during our June 2008 Wilderness Survival Training Session.
Michelle next to a spring pole snare trap that she just help
Michelle demonstrating the proper technique for disarming an
attacker who simulated a knife attack. Her technique would have
also broken his arm
Michelle demonstrating how to filet fish under the supervision
of Dan, a staff member of the Global Survival Institute