After 2 tours in Iraq and 1 in Afghanistan with his Ranger unit, Neal left the military and moved on to the private sector. Neal conducted an additional 2 tours in Iraq as a Personal Security Specialist. In between, Neal worked for a company called SRATS (Specialized Reconnaissance Assault Transport System) in Special Projects. He helped in the production of the SRATS A1, a vehicle designed for Special Operations units in Afghanistan. Neal started Ready Gunner to help those who serve this country, and other patriots to receive training, and equipment needed to achieve their goals and above all stay safe. With over 2 million followers across its social media platforms, Ready Gunner is now one of the most well-known firearm retailers in the industry.