When he made the point, my buddy was speaking from a position of strength. Chuck Karwan—West Point graduate, champion heavyweight wrestler, combat platoon leader, Green Beret, outdoorsman, gunwriter—was a bear of a guy. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of firearms of all sorts. Karwan was particularly fond of digging into the development of handguns; sights, systems, breeching, etc.; from Paterson to present.
Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris joined with Helping a Hero recently to award a home to a deserving recipient, Marine SGT Joe Bartel of Aberdeen, NC.
Even great military service pistols go though a form of evolution.