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
AR platforms utilizing a 300 AAC blackout (300 BLK) system are becoming increasingly popular among sportsmen, military units, hunters, and competition shooters. The 300 Blackout essentially provides the best of both worlds from the ever so popular 5.56 NATO and the 7.62×39. The round still has the slimline design of
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.
Anyone who has spent a fair amount of time camping knows how frustrating a cheap tent can be. The zippers jam, the floors leak, the walls rip, and they take forever to set up! The good news is nowadays you can get an inexpensive tent that is still very high-quality
Reflex sights are the most common type of red dot sights on the market today. There are two other types, including holographic sights which utilize a technology that is patented by a company called EOTech and prism sights that use a prism to focus light to a focal point. If
The Situation: So, you get to the range and you’re having a good time. Four hours later. Oh no… it’s time for the dreaded shooters cleanup and there is spent brass that has seemingly run amuck in every direction. This will take you a while to clean up, and you’re
Whether you need a solid truck bed tent for camping, or you’re prepping for a bug out situation, I think you will find this page informative and helpful. If you’re here just wondering what truck tents are, basically, they’re compact camping tents that fit in the bed of your pickup
As a concealed carry instructor, a lot of students ask me what I think is the best concealed carry holster. The answer really isn’t as simple as you might think. There are a number of viable carry styles and there are holsters specifically designed to accommodate each. In this guide,
Messenger bags were originally produced for exactly what they are named after – carrying mail and messages. In the old days, they were filled with essential or secure pieces of mail that were too valuable to be carried in the saddlebags worn by horses in the Pony Express, which was
In the emergency preparedness and survival world, there is always a lot of talk about bags, especially bug out and get home bags. The most popular of these bags is the bug out bag. For many, this project bag is one of their first undertakings when they begin to take
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