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Point Shooting Vs. Sighted Fire: Which is Better?

The battle rages on between point shooters and those who rely on sighted fire. Is there a true winner in that contest?

The M1 Garand National Match Rifle

The United States was the only country to provide a semi-automatic rifle as standard issue to its military forces from the onset of the war. In excess of five million M1 Garands were produced between 1936 and 1945.

The Real-Life Exploits of Medal of Honor Recipient Joe Foss

Joe Foss’ real-life exploits were so incredible, they might read like fiction.

Elbit Systems to Produce USMC ICATS Optic Solution

Elbit Systems was selected by the U.S. Marine Corps to produce a clip-on night sight as part of the ICATS program.

Fightin' Iron: The Book... And When To Throw It Away

Occasionally, rules can be overlooked when lives are at stake, like when USMC Lt. Chuck Pitman flew to the rescue in New Orleans.

Subguns in Vietnam: My Experience With the Madsen M50

There’s more to Denmark than Legos, pastry and big dogs. Wiley Clapp got his hands on the Danish Madsen M50 while in Vietnam.

Classic Guns: USMC M40A1 Sniper Rifle

Under the nom de guerre of the M40A1, the Remington 700 has served our Marines well for more than half a century.

Skill and Confidence: Developing Both Elements for Self-Defense

Performing a task well is important, but equally important is having the intestinal fortitude to face the task in the first place.

First Look: Buck Knives Sprint Series EDC Knives

Bringing Buck Knives into the realm of modernized everyday-carry knives, the company launched its line of Sprint series knives, available in Select and Pro versions with a number of enhanced features demanded by today's consumers.

Fightin' Iron: The USMC & The Postal Service

There was a time when U.S. Marines were tasked with more than winning battles. Here's one little-known element of Corps history, and it involves mail delivery.

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