Ed McGivern’s Fast & Fancy Shooting

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When the October 1974 issue of American Rifleman came out, featuring a cover story on Ed McGivern to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth, it would have a lasting…

My Friend the Knuckleduster

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No, I’m not being cheeky calling the knuckleduster revolver my friend. Instead, I’m using its actual name. James Reid got a wonderful belated Christmas present in 1865. On December 26,…

Inside the Collection of the National Museum of the United States Army

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By T. Logan Metesh It wasn’t until fairly recently that I became aware of the fact that the U.S. Army is the only branch of our military not to have…

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Book Review – Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor

You may have read Black Hawk Down and/or Lone Survivor. If you have (hell, even if you haven’t), next on your reading list should be Red Platoon: A True Story of American…

It Won’t Happen Here, or Why I Carry a Gun

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This just happened at approximately 3:5pm Eastern time, Sunday, September 4, 2016. I was sitting in the parking lot of the local grocery store this afternoon — the Food Lion in…