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Kid finds hatchet belonging to fallen SEAL Team 6 operator killed in Yemen

Kid finds hatchet belonging to fallen SEAL Team 6 operator killed in Yemen

Andrew Moore, a 13-year-old from Houston, Texas, sold a hatchet replica of an ax belonging to Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator William Ryan Owens, a SEAL Team 6 operator who was killed during a High-Value Target (HVT) operation in Yemen in 2017. Moore had won the hatchet during a biker rally event that was organized in support […]

The T3 Gen 2 Kit Bag: A weatherproof kit bag for any operation

The T3 Gen 2 Kit Bag: A weatherproof kit bag for any operation

A kit bag is what all my gear goes into. I have a contractor bag by LBT that I put all my normal clothes into, but in my kit bag goes my expensive gear and often times its overloaded with gear that is a pain in the ass to carry. The second that I found […]

Mechanix Wear FastFit Gloves

Mechanix Wear FastFit Gloves

When looking for a tactical set of gloves we all have our favorite brands, Oakley, Mechanix, Condor, and so on. Some of us will hunt high and low to find the right set of gloves and pay what we need to pay, which can be expensive at times. I recently deployed to a new AO (area of operations) and was […]

Navy SEALs and backpack nukes: US special operators once carried the fury of the atom in a sack

Navy SEALs and backpack nukes: US special operators once carried the fury of the atom in a sack

Thanks to decades’ worth of cultural pressure on the international stage, most nations view the use of nuclear weapons in war as a reprehensible act. Today’s nuclear nations, by and large, ascribe to a model of deterrence: Put simply, our nukes stop them from using their nukes. Although posturing can get quite a bit more complicated than that, mutually […]

Photo of the day: SPIE Rigging above Camp Lejeune

Photo of the day: SPIE Rigging above Camp Lejeune

During my enlistment in the Marine Corps, I had the opportunity to use a lot of different gear. Towards the end of my enlistment, my unit was attached to the 24th MEU(SOC) to perform recovery of downed aircraft personnel. In layman terms, if one of our pilots went down behind enemy lines, we got the call to […]

ASP T60 Baton: Simple and Robust

ASP T60 Baton: Simple and Robust

The ASP T60 baton is the ultimate tactical duty item I have used on patrol. The ASP T60 Batonhas great durability and strength and when the baton is extended it is ideal for window breaks, jabs, and strikes. The ASP T60 can also be extended by pulling the tip with your hand, unlike the older models. The […]

Different combat pants compared

Different combat pants compared

In the following video, I take a moment to discuss some of the more popular combat pants designs in use. Taken into consideration is fire retardant properties, knee design, the strength of the material, and weak points based on my experiences. There were designs that were left out for the sake of time but the following are […]

The Next Generation of Patrol Wear has Arrived: Blauer FlexHeat Detail Pants

The Next Generation of Patrol Wear has Arrived: Blauer FlexHeat Detail Pants

FLEXHEAT™ DETAIL PANTS Blauer has hit it out of the park with the next generation of cool-weather patrol pants, the FlexHeat Detail Pants. Skip the old-school pants that don’t move with you and leave you cold.  Switch to Blauer’s FlexHeat Detail Pants and discover comfort and warmth you didn’t know was possible. Best Uniform Pants I’ve Ever […]