September 21

North Korea’s Nuclear Program- 70 Years of Aggression

It’s been a slow burn on the Korean peninsula to get to where we are today. Let’s go back in time to see how we got here. How did the aggression with North Korea start? Back in 1945, World War II had just ended. Japan no longer ruled Korea. The […]


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September 19

The 82nd Division in World War I- 1917- “All Americans”- 2017

100 Years of Selfless Service Today World War I The 82nd’s history began during World War I (WWI). The war had been raging in Europe for two years when the Americans felt compelled to join the fight in 1917. The United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917.  […]


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September 14

Explosion at Ft. Bragg Injures 8 and kills 4 Special Forces Students

More than 8 Special Forces Engineer Sergeant Students from Ft. Bragg North Carolina have been injured and 4 students have been killed  following an explosion.  The students undergo intensive explosive training during their course and reports state that the explosion occurred during a routine training exercise. We will update this […]


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September 14

How A North Korean EMP attack could cripple America

By Dominic Oto A North Korean EMP is America’s worst nightmare. The scenario is like the “Walking the Dead”: The United States jumps into darkness after an EMP attack. The U.S. electrical grid is wiped out— not just for a few hours or days, but months. The vulnerable power system […]


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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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August 31

3 Pistol Drills you can use next time you go to the range

Shooting is an art form that requires constant practice and patience.  Due to the fact that shooting is a perishable skill, if an individual fails to put in the time and effort at the range, it is very likely that their skills will diminish.  One of the common mistakes that […]


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August 29

What Does A War Game Against North Korea Look Like?

By Dominic Oto The Tactical Operations Center (TOC pronounced “talk”) looks like the bridge of a starship. You walk into a large room amid computer terminals, screens, and coaxial cables running everywhere with electronic equipment.  The TOC  is where South Korea and the U.S. are preparing and planning for the […]


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August 28

U.S. Army Special Forces Training – An Introduction

  The Army Special Forces are more commonly known as the “Green Berets.” Special Forces candidates are forged through fire. Their physical and mental toughness have stood the test. Their character must be beyond question. Special Forces soldiers are teachers, mentors and combat advisors to indigenous partner forces. They must […]


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August 27

Paratroopers in World War II (Training)

During World War II American paratroopers fought from Port Moresby, New Guinea to North Africa. They were trained to fight in any part of the world in any conditions, in any climate, or in any terrain.  Whether it’s a desert environment or snow-capped mountains, paratroopers can fight anywhere. The training […]


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August 27

An Introduction to the US Army Airborne

“This jumping out of airplanes was not the epiphany, it was the transportation to fight. But, there was something about it which tested the mettle of the man, that which made him what he was, to be able to, in fact, wage battle.” – Major General William C. Lee “Father […]


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August 24

How to Properly Set Up and Wear a Combat Tourniquet

Disclaimer:  These are only suggestions or proper setup and wear of the combat tourniquet.  All personnel using a tourniquet should consult their medic, doctor, healthcare provider and tourniquet manufacturer on the proper wear, setup and use of the tourniquet prior to use. After seeing countless soldiers walking around in combat […]


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August 23

Why You Should Buy Made In The USA

A lot of Americans downplay the need to buy products Made in the USA, mainly because as a society we have become accustomed to wanting things cheap and now.  We will often overlook the morals of a purchase in order to get a product made overseas at 10% the cost […]


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