Martial Arts in the U.S. Have Changed a Lot

I was heavily involved in martial arts in the 1990s. Having had no access at all to martial arts in high school, I had just finished a career as a wrestler through the 80’s. I started training in Shotokan karate and Cheng-system taiji in college, before being introduced to wonderful style called Hwarang-Do by a […]

Marine Corps Sling

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

Happy Memorial Day

Before you read any farther in the post, if you have not already done so, please spend a moment in silence–or better, prayer–for those who have fallen in service to the United States of America. My own service began 19 years ago in the United States Marine Corps’ Delayed Entry Program. I have served in […]