In our modern “good idea fairy” military, I think most orders fall into this category. And that’s a good thing because these easy to duck without getting in trouble or starting a fight. If you work on a staff, probably 70% of your orders are Type 3s, and at least 20% Type 2s. Most staff-related Type 3s can be dodged by throwing out phrases like “We’re nearing full implementation of the synergistic integration phasedown timeline,” then leaving the room while your boss marvels at your amazing skills.
Hands-On with Leupold’s D-EVO
Hands-On with Leupold's D-EVO (and Leaps in Optics Technology) This originally ran in December, 2016: yep, it's another classic. I heard this story from a very high-speed individual. Keep in mind, it isn’t my story, it’s...
CCC (Concealed Carbine Carry) with GGG and LAW
Chris Hernandez weighs in on two questions: does it ever make sense to carry a carbine concealed in public? And if so, what’s the best way to do it?
The Russki RKG-3 Anti-Tank Hammer | WCW
In an era when most anti-tank weapons either kill from unseen distances, like anti-tank guided missiles, or require the death of the user, like car bombs, the Russians have an old AT weapon that...
The Tanker’s Pilgrimage | Tank Week
If you were a tanker, or you're a tank-loving historian, you'll want to learn more about the Tanker's Pilgrimage, or perhaps to make it yourself. Much like faithful Muslims and their Hajj, I...
Slaying Daesh: An American Advisor in Iraq
This article was originally published in June of 2016. I once read a novel about a Vietnam veteran’s life after homecoming. In one scene he’s alone in a bar in April 1975, transfixed to a TV, drinking away...
Review | Wheeler Lake 20″ Sleeping Bag by Slumberjack
I received a “Wheeler Lake 20” sleeping bag from Slumberjack. It’s thick, comfy, warm, well built, and about ten kinds of overkill for winter in Texas.
EYES ON | Slumberjack Roughhouse 4 Tent
Hernandez is gonna be doing some camping with the family to provide a review of the Slumberjack Roughhouse 4 tent – in the meantime, here’s his initial Eyes On.
Gear Report | the Fenix HL60 Headlamp
The Fenix HL60 is made of high-grade aluminum. Multiple features make it useful to a wide range of people and conducive to a similar range of activities.
Bullpup Goodness: The Desert Tech SRS-A1 Covert Precision Rifle
Bullpup Goodness: The Desert Tech SRS-A1 Covert Precision RifleChris HernandezBullpup rifles, with the pistol grip and trigger in front of the action, have been around for decades. The Steyr AUG, French FAMAS and others have seen varying degrees of success on the...