Why I Don't Hunt, But Support Those Who Do

As a meat-eating, gun-owning, do-it-yourself kind of guy, it would only seem natural that I would also be a hunter. I’m not. However, that doesn’t mean that I’m against hunting. In fact, my father hunted to feed my family when…

Exciting Things at AUSA 2012

Exciting Things at AUSA 2012

While attending the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting, also known as AUSA, I saw many things which were pretty cool, but did not really fit into any category I normally write about on my blog. Still, because…

As The Race Gun Cycles

As The Race Gun Cycles

I’ve had various brushes with competition shooting over the years, and every single time I am struck by how much drama there is surrounding the action shooting world. I guess that’s a good way to get people interested in things…

When Beloved Troops Become Bloodthirsty Mercenaries

Earlier this year, I noticed an increase in the number of attacks on PMCs (private military companies) and the people they employ (military contractors). To be sure, PMCs have never been far from the point of aim of a lot…

Drop Leg Holsters & Facebook

Recently, I was having a conversation with my friend Jim about drop leg holsters. He commented that it was pretty much a sign of a new or inexperienced person: someone that had maybe a lot of experience with guns on…

Dexterity & Motor Skills

Dexterity & Motor Skills

I was first told about “fine motor skills” while in the military; the explanation I was given was that anything to do with using my fingers under stress was a bad idea. That doing so would not work, that I…

Veterans Should Help Themselves…

…and each other. What do I mean by this? I mean that I grow weary of hearing about how veterans need help. I’m tired of hearing things like “Veteran unemployment is so high, why doesn’t somebody do something?” Here’s why….