Unfortunately, it has been too many years since I’ve seen one live and up-close. Can anybody still in the USMC/Navy tell me if this looks like J-hook style sling used in rifle qualification? I’m getting tired of the Army-style sling and I want to put my own on the next time I qualify: http://www.charleyssurplus.com/army_military_field_gear/slings/M16A2%20SLING
Today, the U. S. Marine Corps leaves Iraq and turns over all American military authority to the U. S. Army. How’s the war looking now, Harry Reid?
On the way home from annual training, I stopped at Wendy’s for lunch. As I was eating, I overheard a conversation between the young man who had served me and another customer. It turned out that the customer was, like me, a former U. S. Marine–and the server was getting ready to ship to Marine […]
Too bad I’m not in that branch of service anymore. The United States Marine Corps has added a new Combat Fitness Test component to their PFT. It will consist of three events: a half-mile boot and utes run (that is, a run performed while wearing fatigues and combat boots), a repetitive lift of a 30 […]
I discovered CrossFit almost a year ago. Unfortunately, there are no facilities suitable for their WoD’s here in Jefferson City, and I can’t yet afford the equipment on my own. I’m incorporating their principles as much as possible into my own workouts, however, and hopefully someday I’ll be able to partipate for real. For now, […]
As much as the Army likes to gripe about M-16A2–designed by a U.S. Marine–and its derivative M-4, it seems unhappy that the Senate is re-competing the M-4 against other weapons. Although the M-4 has no particular deficiencies–other than the preference of many operators for a larger round–there have been many technological advances in weaponry since […]
The United States Marine Corps has sentenced SSgt Tyrone L. Hadnot to four years in prison for “abusive sexual misconduct” with a 14 year old girl. According to Hadnot’s statement, he held the girl in place and kissed her–and the girl herself is pressing no charges.But this was apparently enough to sentence SSgt Hadnot to […]
Yes, that’s right: uber-wussy elitist Barack Obama wearing a “USMC” tee shirt. Trust me, Uncle Sam’s Children will never be that misguided.