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Beth Alcazar

Award-winning author, blogger, speaker, and instructor, Beth Alcazar is passionate about sharing safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others.

Author of “Women’s Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals,” associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine, and creator of the “Pacifiers & Peacemakers” blog, Beth Alcazar has enjoyed two decades of teaching and working in the firearms industry.

She holds degrees in language arts, education, and communication management, and uses her experience and enthusiasm to share safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others. Beth is certified through the NRA as a Training Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer, and Certified Instructor for multiple disciplines. She is also a Certified Instructor through Sig Sauer Academy, TWAW, ALICE Institute, DRAW School, and I.C.E. Training, and is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Senior Training Counselor.

Named 2019’s Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction, Beth also serves as the Alabama Director for the DC Project as well as a board member of BamaCarry.

Beth lives in Alabama with her husband, their three children… and their German Shepherd. She enjoys competitive shooting and baking… and always hopes that her AR-15 handling is as smooth as her 7-layer chocolate-cookie cheesecake.