Briefing Room: Become A Mentor

It has been said—to the point of becoming a cliché—that our future rests with our children. And so, in a departure from my usual ramblings about firearms, tactics and politics, this month I want to touch on a subject that is not only important, but may be crucial in the coming years—mentoring. As America continues

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Offbeat: Magpul XTM Rail Covers

When the historians look back on the first decade of this century, they are likely to call out the widespread acceptance of two things that greatly advanced the capabilities of the rifleman: the 1913 rail and the MOLLE interface. The now ubiquitous Picatinny rail has made it incredibly simple to attach, swap or individually configure

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Viking Invasion: Viking Tactics Carbine 1.5 Course

Viking Tactics is one of the foremost contract trainers used by elements of our country’s special operations forces. I had been aware of VTAC’s reputation for some time, but had not been able to match up a time against one of their few annual classes that are not exclusively contracted to SOF units.

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