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The Truth About The Distinction Between Military and Civilian Firearms

By Mark Houser It’s a common trope of American political discourse: a politician will emphatically declare his respect for the Second Amendment. He will deny that he’s “coming for your guns.” After all, he knows that gun-grabbing...
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A Shout Out to America’s Veterans

23   The Star Spangled Banner is the only national anthem that ends with a question. Does that Star Spangled Banner yet wave over the land of the free and the home of the brave? Does...
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My Grandfather’s 1943 Union Switch & Signal M1911A1

Within two months of his eighteenth birthday, my grandpa left the Bronx, New York and was inducted into the Army of the United States. His listed civilian occupation was "boilermaker," but he was on...

Army Signs New Contract With FN America for More M249 SAW Machine Guns

The US Army has been talking about replacing the venerable M249 Squad Automatic Weapon -- more affectionately known as the SAW -- for years. But they've continually found that it's awfully hard to replace...
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Navy SEAL Who Says He Shot Osama bin Laden Banned by Delta Airlines for...

From the Associated Press: A former Navy SEAL who has said he killed Osama bin Laden has been banned by Delta Air Lines after removing his face mask during a flight. Robert O’Neill tweeted about his...
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Back to The Skies Over WW1 Europe With the Mondragon (SIG) M1908 Rifle

Peter C. Schechter Whether selling or buying a gun, doing so by the auction process has both risks and rewards. There is also the possibility of surprises, sometimes bad and other times good. This is...
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20 Indian Troops Killed in Fighting Along Border With China

Because 2020 hasn't already presented the world with enough challenges, there's always the little-noticed fact that troops of two nuclear powers have been facing off against each other in the Himalayas for the last...
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Interview With Security Guard Who Disarmed AR-15 Wielding Seattle Rioter [VIDEO]

You probably saw the video of a private security guard who disarmed a rioter after the black-clad thief pulled an AR-15 from a trashed Seattle Police Department vehicle last month. Rioter takes an AR-15 from...
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A Few Suggestions for Renaming America’s Military Bases Currently Named for Confederates

America is purging itself of references to and depictions of problematic symbols and individuals. Few will mourn the demise of the stars and bars during NASCAR races, but the drive to realign has now...
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The Bindon Aiming Concept and One Big Misunderstanding

It’s the Marine Corps' fault. They were the ones who got this whole mess confused. It might not be doctrinal Marine Corps training, but it is the training taught by NCOs to junior troops....
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Air Force Sergeant Who Ambushed 3 Cops Stopped by Heroic Citizen After Carjacking Attempt

By Martha Mendoza and Stefanie Dazio, AP An Air Force sergeant and leader in an elite military security force was armed with homemade bombs, an AR-15 rifle and other weapons and had a desire to...
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National Guard Troops Patrolling the Streets of Los Angeles

From the AP: Armed National Guard soldiers patrolled the streets of Los Angeles early Sunday as the city began cleaning up after a night of violence that saw demonstrators clash repeatedly with officers, torch police...