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Team 5 | SOF Veterans Using Their Skills & Gear for the Greater Good

Team 5 | SOF Veterans Using Their Skills & Gear for the Greater Good

Team 5, a non-profit SOFMED veteran foundation that provides medical care in the most overlooked remote areas of the world, in cooperation with the Peruvian National Government, is heading to Peru for its next mission, Sept. 1-15, 2016. The team will consist of 5 medical professionals, a translator, logistics expert and film crew. Heading into […]

Age, Eyes, Accuracy, and Options

Age, Eyes, Accuracy, and Options

For the vast majority of the population no matter how good our eyesight is there will come a point in our lives when it will begin to decline.  Usually this occurs around the time we enter our fifties.  This was the case with me I didn’t have perfect vision but it was good.  As I […]

OC Tactical Hearing Protection Cover

OC Tactical Hearing Protection Cover

I’ve been using Peltor ComTac’s for a quite a while now and, to be quite honest, I never felt that they were uncomfortable. But, I recently got an OC Tactical Hearing Protection Cover and I must say they do make my Peltor’s more comfortable. It’s quite a simple product. Basically, it’s a padded cover that […]

Kit that has migrated from Recon to the Grunts

Kit that has migrated from Recon to the Grunts

First off, I want to say that it’s awesome to see that grunts are now getting some solid kit. Back in my days, they really had some crap. Here are a few examples of what Recon guys were using back in the 90’s that has made it into the mainstream kit issue. I realize that […]

Comp Tac Carry Gear

Comp Tac Carry Gear

I’ve been carrying a handgun professionally and personally for twenty-six years.  Like most gun owners I have a box of holsters that I have accumulated over the years.  All were to be the last one I would ever need.  I still occasionally purchase carry gear, but for the past six or seven years my go […]

GeigerRig Tactical 1600 Hydration System: First Impressions

We all know we need to drink water. It doesn’t matter if you our enjoying some outdoor recreation or doing what you must for the freedom of others. The plain and simple truth is you need water. If you wanted you could put a canteen in your cargo pocket and roll out but chances are […]

Oakley Prizm Flight Deck Goggles

Oakley Prizm Flight Deck Goggles

Let me preface this by saying I am an Oakley fan. I’ve used their products for as long as I have been able to afford them. From boots and gloves, to sunglasses and goggles I’ve tried many of their wares and only once have I been disappointed. I’ll kick off with what these goggles are: very […]

Blade Steel: Here Comes the Science

Blade Steel: Here Comes the Science

Ever wonder what makes certain steel or blades of a knife better than the another? See the science behind some of the best cutting tools in the industry.