Dad trusted me to handle a firearm and drive his 1973 Dodge Power Wagon early in life. Brother and I got to shoot the Ruger Single Six and the Remington Targetmaster .22's.
Fast forward to Navy ('89 thru '93), see signature.
Ex - Navy, Persian Gulf Veteran. Loved shooting the M14, 1911, M60, M2
"No matter what you do with a striker gun, it still feels like a power stapler." - Gats Italian