Combat Medic: What To Do If Someone Else Is Shot

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Being shot and having to treat yourself is not ideal. I went over the basics of what to do if you are shot in a previous TTAG post. The nice thing about treating yourself is that you don’t have many options, so you can focus on doing those few things really well. In this post, we’ll go over what to do if someone else is shot. I would recommend reading that first post for some specific treatment methods that we will gloss over here . . .

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Combat Medic: The Work Really Starts Once You’re Shot

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The best medicine on any battlefield is fire superiority. That simple mantra, or some version of it, is written in just about every tactical medical manual and Tactical Combat Casualty Care course ever taught. And for good reason.  If you are unfortunate enough to be shot, the most important thing is to ensure that you are not shot again.  That means limiting your opponent’s ability to continue firing and limiting his mobility are your primary concerns.  The best way to do that is by returning effective fire to the opponent . . .

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TTAG’s Summer Content Contest: Win a Henry Rifle! Or Winchester Ammo!

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You’ve made it past the 4th of July. You still have two sad dried-out hamburger patties and half a bowl of congealing potato salad in the fridge and you’ve already seen three back-to-school ads on the tube. But don’t fret! Summer can’t ever end until we’ve given away a gun to the winner of TTAG’s annual summer content contest. This year, that beautiful boomstick is a Henry Lever Action Octagon Frontier Model in .22LR courtesy Henry Repeating Rifles. But wait! There’s more! . . .

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McDaniel Is Right: Arm Yourself Against Evil

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TTAG commentator Bud writes:

I am both a retired police officer and a retired soldier. I have seen extensive combat with some really nasty people (the rice-propelled ones not the couscous-propelled ones) and I have worked homicides and rapes, child abuse and neglect, domestic battles and neighborhood fights. Just really nasty people doing really horrendous things to other people . . .

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Israeli Weapons Industries (IWI) Joins 2015 Texas Firearms Festival!

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Israeli Weapons Industries (IWI) is go for the 2015 Texas Firearms Festival on November 14 and 15 at Best of the West Shooting Sports in Liberty Hill, Texas (just NW of Austin). And not just the Tavor either – although the phrase “not just” seems a bit mean considering the awesomeness of TTAG’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Rifle of the Year award-winner. Attendees will also be firing the Galil Ace [above], Uzi Pro and the Jericho pistol for attendees dining and dancing pleasure. Oh, and the guns are for sale. Now how much would you pay? A standard shooter pass runs $55. A VIP ticket runs $275. BUT prices go up at the end of this month. And again later. So click here and buy yours today. Before they sell out. Yes, there is that. But not for you, right?

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Bond Arms Joins the 2015 Texas Gun Festival

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Yet another Texas-based gun company will be exhibiting its guns at the 2015 Texas Firearms Festival on November 14 and 15 at Best of the West Shooting Sports in Liberty Hill, Texas (just NW of Austin): Bond Arms. Gordon Bond’s made quite a name for himself with his wide range of high-quality derringers (some with interchangeable barrels). We’re talking the Texas Defender, Texas Ranger, Bond Ranger, Bond Ranger II, Cowboy Defender, Century 2000, Mini 45, Girl Mini, Snake Slayer, Snake Slayer, Snake Slayer IV, USA Defender and Backup. Which is an excellent description of ALL of Bond Arms derringers . . .

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The 2015 Texas Firearms Festival. Do it for the Children!

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Last year, parents attending the 2014 Texas Firearms Festival complained about the ticket price. Not the ticket price per se. Ninety percent of our attendees thought the Festival was excellentvalue-for-money. It was the additional cost of paying for young ‘uns or a baby sitter that stuck in their craw. And so we’re letting children 11 and under in for free . . .

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Noveske Will Be at the Texas Firearms Festival. Will You?

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Noveske’s website touts the company as the “All American Badass Rifle Company.” Copy that! Noveske’s big-ass bad-ass bay at last year’s Texas Firearms Festival was alive with the sound of gunfire and alight with ear-to-ear smiles of attendees ringing steel with a selection of Noveske’s top-end lead spitters. This year, on November 14 and 15 at Best of the West Shooting Sports, Oregon’s finest’s are back with their “relentless innovation,” offering new and improved AR-platform firearms for Festival-goers’ dining and dancing pleasure. In fact . . .

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Smith & Wesson Joins the 2015 Texas Gun Festival!

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Smith & Wesson is coming to the 2015 Texas Firearms Festival! On November 14 and 15 at Best of the West Shooting Sports in Liberty Hill (just northwest of Austin), the storied Massachusetts manufacturer will take over the entire BoTW pistol range, a discreet facility boasting 14 lanes of ballistic beatitude. Ticket holders will get their hands on a wide range of Smith & Wesson handguns, from the latest M&P semi-automatic pistols (complete with the new enhanced trigger) to traditional revolvers (from concealable J-frames to game-taking X frames) . . .

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Primary Weapons Systems Back at the Texas Firearms Festival for 2015

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Primary Weapons Systems’ (PWS) motto: Strength Through Evolution. Copy that. The Texas Firearms Festival on November 14 and 15 at Best of the West Shooting Sports in Liberty Hill has evolved. We’ve got a new and improved site layout, a Competition Zone and a significantly larger Retail Village. But we know our bread and butter: guns! Shooting guns! Shooting PWS guns was one of the highlights of last year’s Festival. We’re delighted to welcome them back for 2015 . . .

As you can see from the screen cap above, the Idaho-based gun and parts-maker builds a wide range of high-quality firearms. But don’t take my word for it. Come and shoot it! Them. Which you can only do if click here and buy tickets to the 2015 Festival (unless you’ve already done so). Tickets are limited to 250 VIP and 1500 shooting tickets per day. Once they’re gone. “I wanted to go but it’s sold out!” Don’t be that guy. Come to gun show 2.0, the Texas Firearms Festival.

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