Camping often takes place in remote locations where access to conventional water supplies is limited. Some camp sites have wells or water points where you can fill up your water jugs. But… You never know if this water is totally safe, so it’s a good idea to run it through
The collapse of industrialized civilization isn’t as far-fetched as many people think. With the ever-increasing amount of corruption, global conflict, natural disasters, and tension amongst world leaders only a fool would not take notice. As the world becomes an increasingly dangerous place, it seems like the average person is becoming
A wind up flashlight is a versatile piece of gear that makes a great addition to any camping or emergency supplies stockpile. It can be a little overwhelming when searching for a light because there are so many to choose from. There are very few stand alone lights and they
Owning boomsticks comes along with great responsibility and some of this responsibility comes in the form of gun storage. We all know better (hopefully) than to mount weapons on the wall to impress our friends and we all know how popular of a target firearms can be for burglars. Sure,
If you’re in the medical field you know how nice it is to have a high-quality pair of trauma shears. They’re an essential piece of gear often used when treating seriously injured patients who are immobilized or unable to remove their clothing in a timely manner. In these types of
Maintaining a firm grip on your boom stick is by far the most important factor when it comes to weapon effectiveness. Without a solid grip, your groupings are doomed to look like that splatter painting you made in 3rd grade and we aren’t talking about the paint that actually hit
Whether you’re looking for a pair of high quality heated socks for skiing, hunting, camping, or simply to keep your feet warm while you’re lounging around your home, this guide will help you out! Have you ever wondered why your feet are always cold in winter? The answer is because
If you’re looking for a pair of high-quality and comfortable wool socks, this page is for you! Some of the socks on this list even have a lifetime warranty. Yes, you heard that right. Socks with a lifetime warranty! In my opinion, socks are the most overlooked and underappreciated pieces
Starting Out – Infantry Training I remember going through the Marine Corps School of Infantry (AKA the School of Pain). We were all tired of training in the freezing cold North Carolina weather. Towards the end of training, I remember a Machine Gun Combat Instructor telling us “keep your heads
On this page, I’ll do my best to answer an age-old question. What is the best military branch? Obviously, I was in the Marines, but I’ll do my best to stay unbiased as I make a case for each military branch. A lot of you reading this are probably thinking
AR platforms utilizing a 300 AAC Blackout (300 BLK) system are becoming increasingly popular among sportsmen and hunters. It is widely popular for its use cases with suppressed rifles and actually first saw duty when the Netherlands’ Dutch Maritime Special Operations Force (NL-MARSOF) ordered 300 Blackout compatible carbines to be
It’s no secret that one of the best parts of being in the military is playing with the government’s cool science projects. One of these projects is the night vision scope. The Marine Corps does use night vision scopes, but nowadays most infantry guys are issued a PVS-14 monocular. The
At this point you’ve probably decided working a dead-end job or accumulating $100,000 of student loan debt isn’t for you. You might also just love the country and want to give back. As someone who has been in your shoes, I can assure you you’ll never regret joining the military.
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