My Combat Load

By on June 26, 2013

A reader asked me what my combat load was in Iraq.  Above is one of the only pictures I have of me wearing a full load out.  At the beginning of the invasion I always had my gear on.  In

Course Announcement

By on June 24, 2013

There is an amazing opportunity Saturday August 3 in Albuquerque, NM to take Beyond Concealed Carry! Beyond Concealed Carry is designed to take you from your CHL course to a competent self defense user. This course is great for anyone

Podcast 49 How Much Do You Need?

By on June 23, 2013

Download Here The amount of crap that we use for self defense is amazing!  In the Marine Corps I was the guy with the most stuff, and now I seem to be out paced by all the other guys coming

Random Violence

By on June 19, 2013 The above video from the Philadelphia Police shows kids hanging out on a street corner (actually loitering).  When a car pulls up, they walk in front of it.  One falls on the hood and the rest swarm the car. 

Shoot, Move, Communicate

By on June 18, 2013

If you talk to anyone that knows anything, or thinks they know anything about Special Forces, they say “Shoot, Move, Communicate, always be doing two out of three.”  It sounds good and is a good idea if you are operating

Podcast 48 Summer Carry

By on June 16, 2013

Download Here Summer is here! And carrying a gun or any other self defense tool (weapon) is getting harder and harder.  In this podcast I talk about what I carry during the summer and why.  I also talk about suggestions