JWT: The Guns I Used in Combat in Afghanistan

The Colt M4 rifle and Beretta M9 handgun were the primary guns I used when I was in Afghanistan. The M9 was the standard-issue pistol. The M4 had an EOTech holographic red dot sight with the usual EOTech Advanced Target Illuminator/Pointer (AN/PEQ-15) wired onto the top rail, and a CAA foregrip. The guns were not customized. They […]

SIG SAUER Now Selling Military Surplus M17 (P320) Pistols

NEWINGTON, N.H., (December 17, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is honored to bring authentic, M17 Military Surplus handguns to the commercial market. The M17 Military Surplus handguns were manufactured under contract with the U.S. Army according to the original specifications of the Modular Handgun System (MHS). This is an exclusive, limited availability offering from SIG […]

The Rank Hypocrisy of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Failed presidential candidate Senator Gillibrand [D-NY] has a plan to address the problem of suicides by military members and encourage them to get the mental health treatment they need. Currently, the Department of Defense has a policy that requires mental health professionals to report many cases of mental health concerns of service members to a […]

Update On The NAS Pensacola Shooting

I watched a live press briefing (gone now) on the shooting. Key points: Three victims dead, shooter dead. Despite an earlier USA Today report that the shooter killed himself, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan says his officers took the chumbucket out. Morgan also said the shooter used a “handgun.” A Navy spokesman (I missed name […]