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HOW LION OF FALLUJAH LEGEND REALLY DIED

Douglas Alexander Zembiec Killed in 2007 />

Major Douglas Alexander Zembiec (picutred, left), United States Marine Corps, had already carved himself a legend by the time he died in 2007, being shot in the head by insurgents during an ambush. He was awarded a posthumous Silver Star for saving 25 Iraqi personnel before his death.

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE MALAYSIAN FLIGHT WITH 295 PEOPLE DEAD?

Malaysian Airlines 777 Goes Down Over Ukraine
By Harold Hutchison

A Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 carrying 295 people went down over the Ukraine earlier today. The airliner, the second 777 to be lost by Malaysian Airlines this year had been flying the passengers from Amsterdam to Kuala Lampur.

HALF-INCH FIREPOWER IN YOUR HAND!

The manufacturing ingenuity behind USA based, Magnum Research, Inc. (MRI) has been turning heads for decades. The iconic Desert Eagle has been featured on the Silver Screen, TV and video games, but now, MRI has made it even sexier. Introducing the Mark XIX Desert Eagle .50 AE and .44 Magnum in a new high temperature ceramic Cerakote™ coating called Burnt Bronze.

UNSUNG HEROES: THE MAINTENANCE GUYS

Here are some unsung heroes: The maintenance crews with VMFA(AW)-242, the Bats, keeping the squadron's F/A-18D Hornets ready for action.

BOKO HARAM’S BODY COUNT

Nearly 2100 Slaughtered Since New Year’s Day
By Harold Hutchison

The Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram’s attacks have killed over two thousand people, according to a report by a non-profit group. The slaughter has come in the course of 95 attacks.

FORGET HOOTERS, NOW THERE'S SHOOTERS!

Rifle, Colorado Restaurant Brings the Heat!
By Harold Hutchison

Rifle is a not very well known sleepy little town in Colorado reminiscent of the good old wild wests. But one gutsy restaurant owner may change that.

A decision by the owner of a new restaurant to exercise her Second Amendment rights for her own personal protection has now become a calling card for the now-thriving business.

A CLEAN RIFLE IS A RELIABLE RIFLE

Like any item of equipment that you are trusting to protect your life, home, and family in a desperate situation, an AR-15 needs to be properly maintained. TACSHIELD's cleaning kit can help ensure than when the chips are down, that AR-15 will be in the best shape possible.

ICEBREAKER CARRIES OUT ARCTIC RESCUE!

LAST CHANCE!!!!!! WIN A SIGHTMARK LO PRO! Easy to enter

Sightmark® is giving away a FREE LoPro Combo™ to one lucky winner ($180 value)! The contest runs July 15 – 18, 2014. MAKE SURE AND LIKE the Sightmark Facebook page for a chance to win then and SHARE their giveaway post to enter. Winner will be chosen at random, and announced @ 4 p.m. CST.

Always Faithful!

"'Impossible' is a word found only in the dictionary of fools."

Napoleon Bonaparte

Between December of 1941 and VJ Day (15 Aug 45), the WW I Monument Castle Tower atop Mount Battie, overlooking Penobscot Bay on the Maine Coast, was occupied continuously by volunteer members of the "Home Guard," mostly ageing WWI veterans. They scanned the Bay, day and night, for signs of Nazi submarines.

Most carried personally-owned 1903 Springfield Rifles and Colt 1911 pistols. They were always armed!

New Tactical Training Program - "JAVELIN"

COAST GUARD RESCUES FOUR!

REALLY? THE CHOPPING BLOCK GOES LIVE ON THE BATTLEFIELD, with pink slips?

Troops Fighting Taliban Get Laid Off
By Harold Hutchison

Some company commanders on the front lines of Afghanistan are being given pink slips. The “reduction in force” measures are coming due to the “sequestration” cuts that were imposed in 2011.

FLIR T75 Advanced Combat Thermal Sight - Long Range

The FLIR T75 Advanced Combat Thermal Sight – Long Range (ACTS-LR) is an uncooled thermal clip-on weapon sight with a low, in-line opto-mechanical profile suitable for modern weaponry with flip-down or removable front sight posts.  The low profile compliments current Rifle Combat Optics (RCO’s) and minimizes height above the rail.  The ACTS-LR provides scene clarity and allows the use of false color to enable rapid target acquisition and firing solutions using a high density, color Organic Light Emitting Display (OLED).

SOF and Barry Sadler

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Barry Sadler was an enlisted man and a Green Beret. He was a special forces medic while In Vietnam where he stepped on a pongee stick and was seriously injured.

Barry is best known for having written and sung The Ballad of the Green Berets which was on the best seller list or what ever for several weeks.
Barry wrote a series of novels called Casca, the Eternal Mercenary which were quite popular. He was a friend of Soldier of Fortune. Soldier of Fortune Magazine publisher, Robert K. Brown, a Green Beret in Vietnam hooked up with Barry who became a frequent guest at the notorious Soldier of Fortune conventions in Las Vegas. He performed singing to the conventioneers and of course the Ballad of the Green Berets. He was a favorite.

Barry spent a great deal of time in Central America where he was shot in the head in 1988 under mysterious circumstances in Guatemala City. Soldier of Fortune magazine paid for a medical flight to bring him to the United States but he died from the injury a year later at the age of 49. Enjoy as this never gets old. Click on the links. Watch both renditions as one is to honor the Afghanistan troops