September 7

Where The Hell did The Word “Recondo” Come From?

Recondo (usually assumed to be a combination of the words Recon and Commando) was founded by Major General William Westmoreland in 1958 to ensure that the critical patrol and reconnaissance skills taught at the Army’s Ranger School were taught and reinforced throughout his command, which at the time was the […]


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September 5

Devil’s Brigade- Part 3- More Training, First Deployment

By Dominic Oto Intro The First Special Service Force (called “the Force”) was an elite World War II Canadian and American commando unit. This unique fighting force pioneered many of the skills that characterize U.S. Ranger and Special Forces today. It laid the groundwork for Canadian Special Operations Forces (CANSOF). […]


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September 4

How are the Rangers and Special Forces different?

By Dominic Oto The U.S. Army’s 75th ranger regiment and the U.S. Army Special Forces are both Army units that are a part of the Special Operations Command. The units are different. Their table of organizations show the different types of missions they execute. Both organizations do different things for […]


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September 4

Shooting Drills to Maximize Your Range Experience

With the release of our new Human Resources Target we have some great drills you can perform at the range.  The drills below require one setup for multiple scenarios.  Obviously these drills can’t be performed at all ranges and should only be conducted by professionals.   Range Drill #1 (Pistol […]


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