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Sick of the NRA? Read this.

Sick of the NRA? Read this.

This was written by NRA Board Member Duane Liptak. It's a long read, but if you're in the ranks of those who are pro-gun but anti-NRA, it's worth the read. Mr. Liptak is the Executive Vice President of Magpul Industries Corp. and a former...

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The 4 Types of Military Orders

The 4 Types of Military Orders

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.

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Indigenous CIBs | Red2Alpha73

Indigenous CIBs | Red2Alpha73

Indigenous made CIBs. It wasn’t until late in the deployment that we were awarded ours in a blanket ceremony. Like every other Joe I was in a hurry to get mine sewn on. The small, dimly lit, Iraqi owned sew shop on Falcon was swamped and turn around time was long. I turned one blouse in to get professionally done and bought six raw patches. I knew how to handstitch. I had a needle and thread…

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A New American on the Second Amendment

A New American on the Second Amendment

Our friend Obaid posted this recently, and I think it needs to be shared. A former interpreter for Coalition forces, Obaid grew up in Afghanistan. He has a very different perspective on the importance of the 2nd Amendment.

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