A few years ago, the Leupold Academy approached me to team-teach a couple of classes. Leupold was showcasing its optics while providing quality training to law enforcement, so it sounded like a perfect match. One of the classes was Precision Rifle, which I’ve been well trained in, having completed courses with the FBI, Alaska State
Personal defense is not limited to when you are out in public. And since you are in your residence more often than not, some thought has to be given to how you will defend your castle. What works for one may not for another: Consider physical condition, injuries, illness, stature, and familiarity with each weapon
Not too long ago, I conducted training for a police group while a different police group trained on an adjacent range. Several officers from the other group watched our training for a period of time. “Hey, can we do that too?” they queried. “Absolutely,” I responded. When I explained that they would have to contact
When a 76-year-old Hampton, Virginia man heard the sounds of a break-in, he called 911. Officers arrived and took a report, and a cursory search turned up a broken window but no burglar. Police then left the building to search the surrounding area, while the homeowner, an Army veteran, grabbed his own handgun and continued to search the premises.
The defensive 12-gauge shotgun is unique in the armory for its versatility. The slug, the typically one-ounce hunk of lead that converts the “shot” gun into an “unrifled” bullet launcher, allows the shooter to stretch out the effective range and connect with targets beyond shot or handgun range. In other scenarios, the slug can give
You’re motoring happily along, singing to the radio with the wind in your hair when it happens. The problem could be the result of road rage, a kidnapping for ransom attempt, a disgruntled former lover, or some nasty entanglement with organized crime. Regardless, someone in another vehicle appears intent on making this your final drive.
It’s rewarding to witness a product’s evolution, especially when one has experience with early models to better appreciate the modifications made. The Primary Weapons Systems (PWS) MK216 MOD 1 AR rifle is a great case in point. PWS has taken its concept of the AR rifle another step forward with the MK2 MOD 1 .308
In today’s world, people do not know the difference between a right and a privilege. A privilege is earned and can quickly be taken away. A right is God-given—and brave men gave their lives to protect our rights. When we speak of the Second Amendment and our Right To Keep and Bear Arms, we do
If a disaster occurs while you’re away from your home (and your preparations), what do you do? Do you have a plan and the necessary supplies to help get you back home quickly and safely? Or will you find yourself among the many thousands of panicked, desperate people waiting for someone to come to their