Master Grant Smillie is one of my closest friends and artists. I have seen him through tons of shit, personal and war. We talked on sat phones during OIF 1 and 2, plus skype in Afghanistan.
He and I both helped with the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program and he saw me through all that drama too. I even got him a good conduct ribbon based on my work with the Corps… and he made sure I became an SME for the Marine Corps Martial Arts program.
As a group, we also got him out of the LAX airport by having him arrested! That’s a whole other story! Master Grant Smillie is a very capable artist and really stands as an icon for many of the Anjing Banfa practitioners. He is something else to watch on the mat too!