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Night Vision Redux - Part 1 - An Introduction

This is the first installment in a series, being prepared with the assistance of DEP, the US subsidiary of Photonis, which will discuss how a …

Six Budget-Friendly AR Scopes

One of my favorite lines from an exceptionally entertaining movie, <i>Kingsmen</i>, is “manners maketh man.” You might also say that “optics maketh rifles” …

Batteries

ASA Range Day - Daniel Defense 32 Round Magazine

Although it is seeing its industry debut at the NRA Show this week, the new Daniel Defense 32 Round 5.56 Magazine will be available in stores the …

NRA

Casing a Joint: Why You Should Sit Facing the Door

We all make choices in life and those choices always affect the outcome, whether for better or worse. While many of these choices you make are …

Israeli Bandage Demonstration

US Army Publishes Updated TC 3-22.9, Rifle and Carbine

This morning, the US Army published the highly anticipated revision to FM 3-22.9 last updated in 2008.<p>(<i>Click on cover to download .pdf from US Army</i> …

Is .40 S&W Dead?

The line “I brought you into this world and I’ll take you out” is often used jokingly, but it may be accurate when it comes to the FBI and the .40 …

Commander, may I engage?

<i>“Commander, may I engage?” is a winning essay for the United States Army Writing Excellence Program By SSG Christopher Rance and was published in the</i> …

The Life and Times of the Tactical Backpack

Humans love to lug. We’ve been doing it for millennia. The backpack is, in many ways, a primordial phenomenon. Yet what we’ve come to know as the …

welcome - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

The Army Tells Its Soldiers To Get Some Sleep

Its leaders are looking to improve troops' performance -- and reduce deaths.<p>"In the Army, we do more before 9 a.m. than most people do all day" is a standard bit of military bravado. It's as much about the discipline instilled in soldiers as it is about the fact that their strenuous training takes …

Umm…You're Not That Good

This is going to hurt some people, but it is the truth. You are not good enough to start questioning a mechanical issue over or a technical …

Self Defense

Editor's Notebook: Condition Three a Bad Idea

"Your pistol is cocked!" I'm sure the officer pictured knows that, it's "Condition One" -- fully loaded, cocked, safety on. Can't tolerate that? …

3 keys to preparing for a shootout

Preparing for a shootout means preparing for anything and everything, but here are three points that are absolutely necessary:<p>1. Control fear …

On The Kind of Weapons the Founders Envisioned [Contest Entry]

By Roger Haynes<p>Of the many arguments put forth by the anti-gun crusaders, such as the original intent of the Second Amendment or the definition of an …

Brussels Terror Attack Highlights Importance Of Civilian Trauma Skills

Muslim terrorists attacked the Belgian capital of Brussels today in a series of attacks that seem to have used IEDs and may have used firearms as …

Self Defense

Vehicle CQB Disputations: Gunfights By Your Car

Vehicle CQB Disputations<p><i>Dave Reeder</i><p>Much debate has been sparked about VCQB matters of late (that’s Vehicle CQB or <i>Vehicle Close Quarters Battle</i>). …

How to Treat a Gunshot Wound

PLEASE NOTE that this article contains graphic and disturbing images.<p>This is the second installment in our series on how to treat a gunshot wound. …

Self Defense

How to Treat a Gunshot Wound | Types of Gunshot Wounds

PLEASE NOTE that this article contains graphic and disturbing images.<p>Want to know how to treat a gunshot wound? This week, EMS and firearms expert …

Army Mom Text Messages: Contacts Chain of Command | Article

A self-labeled “Army Mom” will soon found out that her helicopter parenting should have ended when her son joined the military. Mad that her son …

Army Chief Eyeing Glock Pistol as Service's Next Sidearm

The U.S. Army's chief of staff is searching for alternatives to the multi-year Modular Handgun System effort, to include piggy-backing on Army …

That Thing You Call "Hazing" Made Me The Man I Am Today • The Havok Journal

by Jarred Taylor<p><i>Editor’s Note: Jarred “J.T.” Taylor wasn’t always a movie star or an executive of a multimedia empire. Before Article 15 Clothing,</i> …

AR15 Gas Systems- Is there a practical difference in recoil management?

You always hear quite a bit about how rifles with mid-length gas systems shoot “softer” than the carbine length brethren. I bought one of my favorite …

12 Reasons Why Paratroopers Do It Better

Face it, there’s no way to enter the battlefield with more derring-do than as part of a mass-tactical parachute drop on a moonless night, striking …

Bone Deep: The Relationship Between The Punisher And The Military

Even if you aren’t familiar with Marvel’s gun-toting brutal vigilante, the Punisher, chances are you’ve seen his symbol: a leering white skull on a …

Shooting Drill: The Cloverleaf

Written by: Greg EllifritzThree attempts at the cloverleaf drill shot at 10 feet with my Glock 21 I first shot this drill in a speed shooting class I …

Training the Night Stalkers

Advertisement<p>The United States Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) is the service’s helicopter special operations force. Only …

Military

5 Things to Think About Before Drawing Your Handgun In Self-Defense - USA Carry

So, do you draw your handgun in self defense or not? Yes! No! Maybe! Well, what do you do? Suffice it to say, there are many, complex considerations …

Gun Review: FN Five-seveN MK2

FN Herstal stepped way out of the civilian handgun production box when brought to market the 5.7x28mm, which it calls the Five-seveN™ MK2, though …