AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer and curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst/weekly guest for Armed American Radio and a Turning Point USA Ambassador.
He has a BA in History and a MA in U.S. History (focus on U.S. Civil War) from West Texas A&M University. He has a PhD in military history from Texas Tech University, where he focused particularly on the Vietnam War (brown water navy), U.S. Navy Since Inception, U.S. Civil War, and Early Modern Europe.
He also has an oral history collection of World War II POW interviews, the ‘AWR Hawkins Collection,’ at the Nimitz Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas. You can follow AWR Hawkins on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.