A soldier’s connection to his equipment is an odd bond. As a warrior your very life might hang on the effectiveness of your gear, and you need to believe that the equipment you use is the very best your nation can produce. In no other aspect of military service is this axiom better exemplified than in the case of a soldier’s personal weapon.
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July 4th is a day we “oohh” and “ahh” over impressive firework displays and enjoy a charcoal-grilled all-American burger with family and friends. It is also the most important date in American history. July 4th, also known as Independence Day, is the day the colonists officially declared independence from Great Britain, securing our freedom and liberty to this day.
Readers of the Shooter’s Log know better than most the media’s vilification of a symbol or a piece of history
Guest post by TJ Martinell, a blogger and researcher for the Tenth Amendment Center and ShallNot.org. Used with permission.
When people think of the causes of the American War for Independence, they think of slogans like “no taxation without representation” or cause célèbre like the Boston Tea Party.
In reality, however, what finally forced the colonials
239 years ago today, our Founding Fathers made the final revisions of our country’s most important document—the Declaration of Independence
For the third year in a row, Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) has introduced the Collectible Firearms Protection Act challenging a
Decoration Day started after the Civil War to honor the Union and Confederate soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.
John M. Marlin was born in Connecticut in 1836. He apprenticed as a tool and die maker and worked at
Besides the AR-15 and the 1911, there is one other gun you can customize to your heart’s content; you can even
The rifle has some major advantages over the pistol or shotgun when used as a defensive firearm. The rifle is
“While assault weapons do appear to be used more frequently in mass shootings, such as the ones in Newtown and Aurora, Colorado, such shootings are themselves rare events that are only responsible for a tiny fraction of gun homicides each year. The category of guns that are used in the majority of gun murders are handguns.”- Lois Beckett, reporter
The .30-caliber U.S. M1 carbine was arguably the first of the modern class of lightweight personal defense weapons (PDW).
I was reading some history about the Cold War and how the Iron Curtain affected the economic abilities of the Soviet Bloc.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.
“Who’s behind those Foster Grants?” An elite soldier with the United States Army’s 10th Mountain Division who helped push back German troops in the Italian Apennine Mountains during World War II—that’s who! The 10th Mountain Division entered WWII, fighting with M1 Garands, Thompsons and 1911s, served for 114 days and lost 992 soldiers.
Restrictive and cumbersome gun regulations in some states may make non-offenders feel like common criminals. States, such as California, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Illinois, are prime examples of places where strict gun laws put into place by state-elected officials make obtaining guns legally harder than ever. Loose interpretation of the laws that govern firearms has ignited much debate.