My Name is Robert, and I own an Assault Rifle

We try to stay apolitical here on the blog, and not without good reason.   However, it’s that time of year again where many state legislatures are back in session.  With the options for national bans now out of the question for at least a little while, several states have taken it upon themselves to try […]

Concealment Tricks and Tips Vol. 2: Colors

In this second in a series of articles I have planned on concealment tips, I wanted to look at the importance of color.  In this case, I am not only referring to cover garments, or garments in general. Rather, I am referring to garments AND gear.  The Cover Garment In Volume 1, I mentioned how […]

Concealment Tricks and Tips Vol. 1: Cover Shirt

This will be the first of a series of short articles I have planned on concealment tips.  The tips I will share in these articles have a variety of sources.  Some are based on information shared in some of the classes taken over the last few years.  Alternatively, some are based on readings done online […]

AAR: Active Response Training (Greg Ellifritz) “Tactical First Aid and System Collapse Medicine”, Manassas, VA, 02/11/17

After the fantastic experience I had in Greg Ellifritz’s “Extreme Close Quarters Gunfighting” class in October of 2016—my final class last year—it seemed fitting to begin my 2017 coursework with two more classes from Greg.  The two courses were “Tactical First Aid and System Collapse Medicine” and “Groundfighting”.  John and I chose to take these two […]

The Late-Night Knock on the Door

I had another article ready to go this week, but something happened the other night that I thought I would share with our readers.  I did not repel hordes of ninjas or anything like that.  I am choosing to share this story because it seems that, all too often, we read of somewhat similar stories […]