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This is a discussion on New Member station in CA from NY within the New Members Introduce Yourself forums, part of the DefensiveCarry.com Forum Office category; I just joined the forum so I figured I would post a little introduction about my self. Im a 22 y/o Marine stationed in SoCal ...
I just joined the forum so I figured I would post a little introduction about my self. Im a 22 y/o Marine stationed in SoCal but from and legally a resident of NY. After a year and a half wait I just got my NY CCW permit. Although I haven't actually carried yet since I haven't been to NY since it was issued. Thats about to change because I am going home to Rochester, NY tomorrow for the holidays. Pretty much everything I know about shooting I learned from the Marine Corps. I noticed that I consistently shoot high expert on both the rifle and pistol when it comes time to qualify on firearms, so i guess its something I am just naturally good at. I am looking forward to start getting more into shooting in my off time, specifically competition shooting. In a few months I am going to try and get the Utah and Florida non resident CCW. I do not know if I am eligible for it but if anyone has in info on getting a CA CCW, specifically San Diego county let me know. Keep in mind I am not a CA resident just military stationed here. Thanks and look forward to being part of the forum.
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For CA CCW stuff, check this site and these sites here and here.
On resident status, I think being military and stationed there gives you a unique dual State residency (not sure on that, but I bet those two sites can help you sort out ypur chances).
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