Firearms Writer Jerry Ahern Dies July 24, 2012

Firearms Writer Jerry Ahern Dies July 24, 2012


Firearms writer Jerry Ahern
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Sources have informed Gun Digest that long-time firearms writer Jerry Ahern died July 24, 2012, at age 66. He contributed many articles to Gun Digest, as well as firearms books and even a survival guide. His fiction work included a series of novels called, The Survivalist. He was also an analyst of current events. Ahern's final blog post on his personal website addressed the Arab Spring. Read his full obituary, including memorial services, here.

A selection of his work includes:

Gun Digest Guide to Concealed Carry HandgunsArmed for Personal Defense by Jerry AhernSurvive: The Disaster, Crisis and Emergency Handbook by Jerry Ahern

Gun Digest sends its best wishes to the Ahern family.


  1. Such a shame. The gun media will have a hard time filling his shoes. Too bad it wasn’t an anti-gunner like bloomberg, Schumer or pelosi. 🙁


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