The Founder of the National Center for Unwanted Firearms Inc., a former U.S. Secret Service Armorer/Ordnance Specialist, Bruce Seiler has over 40 years of wide-ranging experience with firearms, ballistics, ammunition, and marksmanship training. Bruce will lead operations at the National Center for Unwanted Firearms.
From 1980 to present, Bruce was the architect of Small Arms Development & Testing Company and consultant to the Defense Department, multiple defense industry contractors, firearms manufactures, and law enforcement agencies on wide-ranging firearms and ammunition projects. Having held a Federal Firearms License since 1978 he is well versed in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives firearm laws and regulations.
Throughout his 39-year law enforcement career, Chip Ayers has excelled as a tactical and basic firearms instructor, ballistics specialist, and security expert. Chip leads the National Center for Unwanted Firearms’ communications branch and is the organization’s Government/Law Enforcement advisor.
From 1978 to 2008, Chip was assigned to the Special Operations Division, United States Secret Service where he held various operational and training positions with their elite Counter Sniper Team. Chip also supported both the Presidential and Vice Presidential Protective Divisions in which he conducted numerous domestic and international security surveys and protective advances for the President, Vice President and foreign heads of state. In 2008, he joined the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Professional Responsibility, where his duties included directing security and safety programs; recommending security action plans; evaluating protective operations; and assessing and evaluating the integrity of Customs and Border Protection multilayered security systems.