Unforeseen emergencies happen, there’s no way around it. They often happen with little warning, so it’s smart to have a supply of food, water, and other essentials on hand at all times. Emergency food rations are a unique purchase. They’re one of the few items you buy and pray you
AR platforms utilizing a 300 AAC blackout (300 BLK) system are becoming increasingly popular among sportsman, 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
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
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. In the Marines, I wasn’t issued a scope, instead, the Corps hooked me up with a night vision monocular,
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
The fire building process can be quite frustrating. This is especially true if it’s a windy day or your working with wet kindling and fire building materials. The process is a lot easier if you have a quality fire starting tool and know some basic fire starting techniques (which I’ll
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.
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
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