Archiv der Kategorie: Arms and the Citizen

Domestic Terrorism in the USA

Thank you to MDL for the corrections! A terrorist attack struck our Marines at 8th & I. The attack was a letter filled with white powder, with 11 people taken to the hospital. 3 Marines have returned to duty, but … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Arms and the Citizen, Chaos, Defending the Homeland, History, Insurgency & Counterinsurgency, The Long War | 1 Kommentar

Friday Firearms Day

Two articles on the best pocket pistols and best-rated firearms for this year. Not seeing anything in a proper caliber, like 300mm. YMMV

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An American Civil War

Lt Col P threw this thought-grenade over the transom to me, and so on his behalf we present this article to you our Readers. Please read it all, especially the comments. I do have two tactical objections to the view … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Arms and the Citizen, Chaos, Resistance | 5 Kommentare

Gun-Day Monday: Marine Reunited With His World War II Rifle

THIS. Is. A. GREAT. Story. Sadly, there are „men“ in the U.S. today who won’t understand this article. They’ve never heard the bang nor felt the kick, nor the quickened pulse on the qualification range during the rapid fire string, … Weiterlesen

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To Drain the Defense Acquisition Swamp, First Get Rid of the Water

An interesting fact: the people who break the rules of Defense Acquisition – FOGO, Acquisition officers (uniformed and career civil servants), and the contractors who advise them – don’t pay one thin dime. We do. We always do. The problems … Weiterlesen

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A Supply Corps, A Marine Corps, and a Victory Corps?

A friend is conducting an inquiry into family history, and shared a screenshot of her father’s High School yearbook, from some school in St. Louis in 1944, featuring the usual batch of faces and clubs and quotes from Tennyson and … Weiterlesen

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Firearms Friday: Range Day!

Today was Range Day. My self, MDL, the Krampus, and Fez hit Elite Shooting Sports in Manassas; Wang and G-Tex couldn’t make it. 😦 A good time was had by all. I went simple, and brought only the M&P 15, … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Arms and the Citizen, Readiness | 2 Kommentare