Meet Our Team

About USADefense

Rutherford County’s Destination for Firearm Training and Education

USADefense will be a state-of-the-art, 5 star safety training center. We will offer training in areas of firearm safety personal and home protection, and more. Our firearm instructors are highly trained military combat veterans, military police, and public law enforcement professionals.

Meet Our Team Located in Murfreesboro, TN

Steve Newton - President

Steve Newton is a U.S. Army Veteran having been Honorably Discharged. Steve served as an Instructor at Redstone Arsenal Guided Missile Training Center in Huntsville Alabama. He qualified as an expert marksman with the M-16 and the 1911 45. He is also a Certified NRA handgun, home defense and personal defense instructor and a US Concealed Carry Association Handgun Instructor and a certified State of Tennessee handgun Instructor.

Steve has a background in education, having spent 10 years as a vocational educator in the Rutherford County School system. He attended Middle Tennessee State University, where he obtained a certification as a vocational instructor. As part of the Tennessee State board of education, he helped develop the curriculum for all the electronics programs across the state. Later, he opened his own electronics business in Murfreesboro in 2004, which he operated through 2008.

Steve has lived in Murfreesboro since 1975 and has been a part of the growth and expansion of the community over the years.