Medford Knife and Tool is owned and operated by USA maker Greg Medford out of Phoenix, Arizona. Greg is a believer of painstakingly handcrafting the right tool for the job. Greg is a 31-year professional Martial Artist and close quarters master level instructor. But it's his military background that drives him to build his hard-use tools. Serving in the US Marine Corps from 1988-92, Greg uses his first-hand experience to craft his special blades. The Medford Mission is for your MKT knife or tool to help you get your mission accomplished. Whether you are an avid hunter, law enforcement, military or outdoorsman a Medford blade is a tool you can depend on for years to come and may just one day save your life.