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January 2010

ON BEING AN OVERSEAS ARMS CONTRACTOR

Author’s note: The company that I worked for still has employees working in harm’s way. Therefore I will not mention whom I worked for and where exactly I worked, nor will I discuss the specifics of what we did and how we did it. The bad guys do read Western periodicals. The point of my griping in print is not to educate the Islamo-fascists but rather to inform potential adventurers in search of employment.

3-71 MORTARMEN HAVE A BLAST

ANSWERING THE CALL

LOGAR PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN. It’s 0200; the night is calm and the sky is clear. If it weren’t for the occasional wild camel walking by the encampment, one might believe this was an overnight field exercise. But it is not.

BORDER TRANSITION TEAMS IN IRAQ

As the United States’ presence in Iraq dwindles down, and the shift of Iraqi control that began on 30 June, 2009, continues, US forces are becoming useful in another area of Iraq—the border region. Part of the Security Agreement that was negotiated with the Iraqi government is that Iraqis are taking control and the lead of their country. US forces are pulling out of the cities (part of the surge program) and moving back to their major bases in the country.

AMERICANSNIPERS.ORG IN THEIR OWN WORDS

Shortly after the NRA show, I contacted Brian Sain, founder of AmericanSnipers.org, for an update on his organization, and for the SOF’ers who are not acquainted with AmericanSnipers.org, I asked him to summarize the history of said organization. RKB

 

TANIA… FROM RUSSIA WITHOUT LOVE

FIDEL’S HEROINE OF THE REVOLUTION

THE VANISHING OF THE ARCTIC SEA

The Arctic Sea, a Finnish-owned, Maltese-flagged 320-foot cargo ship manned by a Russian crew, sailed off from the Finnish port of Pietarsaari on 21 July, supposedly carrying timber worth over $1.5 million. The ship was bound for the port of Bejaia in Algeria.

 

AIMPOINT SIGHTS SET ON BAD GUYS

“Yes, this contract is of course very good and important for us. More important however, is that the warfighters out there get the equipment they need!” Lennart Ljungfelt, President of Aimpoint AB said when we congratulated him after Aimpoint won an Army contract to supply 565,783 M68 Close Combat Optic rifle sights.

 

CANADA’S COIN WARRIORS: OPERATION KALAY

CANADIAN COUNTERINSURGENCY DOCTRINE

LASER DEVICES BEAMS IN ON ENEMY TARGETS

THE GOAL: STRIKE THE ENEMY FIRST!!

THE AR-15 GOES HUNTING IN AFRICA

For almost 25 years, I have been obsessed with educating shooters and non-shooters alike to the uniqueness of the AR-15 rifle and the excitement that is generated from shooting them. That road, though bumpy and at times riddled with potholes, has led us to where we are today.