8 more weapons fails that will make you shriek
Shooting a weapon for the first time is a sensation you’ll never freakin’ forget. Squeezing off those epic rounds can make any gun owner smile from ear-to-ear.
On the flipside, many gun owners have no clue how to hold the weapon, chamber a round, and accurately fire it at a target without getting hurt.
There are several safety rules put in place for a reason, but countless people around the globe treat their weapons as if they were toys — and many end up having accidents as a result.
It’s not that hard to follow the rules, but for reasons unknown, lots of people just don’t understand them.
8. The one-handed gunslinger who just ruined his rifle trying to show off.
7. The guy who doesn’t know the difference between the trigger and the magazine release.
6. Does anyone know why you’d want to put bullets in a blender? Seriously, comment below if you know the answer.
5. He’s great at hitting nearby water jugs; now he needs practice nailing the downrange target.
4. And the award for worst single-handed firing stance goes to…
3. Next time, the shooter should consider wearing some shoulder pads before firing an elephant gun.
2. Alcohol and guns do not mix.
1. Well, Bob. He had proper technique, but he just couldn’t stick the landing.
This Army veteran's book focuses on the stories of the 'Frontline Generation'
Eastman's goal was to capture the lessons she learned that represents the best of what it means to be American — the 1% of the population in the military.
Nigeria will spend a billion dollars to fight Boko Haram
Boko Haram, once one of the most feared groups in Africa, is still a problem. Nigeria, however, has decided they aren't putting up with them anymore.
ISIS may have obtained anti-tank missiles from the CIA
Somehow, ISIS has gotten a hold of weapons purchased by the CIA and Saudi Arabia and dispersed, without permission from either, to allied fighters.
How the Army plans to counter massive drone attacks
The United States military is experiencing more and more drone attacks in combat zones, and they have a plan to start shooting them down faster.
Marines want to swarm enemy defenses with hundreds of small boats
It looks like the Marine Corps is ready to get their own boats instead of borrowing them from the Navy all the time. Is this the end of water taxis?
This bearded Marine brings joy to the Corps
He's making a gear list. He's checking it twice. Gonna find out who's boot or grunt. Gunny Clause is coming on base. So stand at ease, kiddos.
This new device helps amputees manage phantom limb pain
Amira Idris designed a device helps amputees experiencing the phenomenon known as phantom limb pain (PLP) — and now she's giving the device to vets.
5 stories you may have missed for the week of December 16th
With everything going on in the world, it's difficult to keep track of every story that pops up. Check the stories you may have missed this week.
This is why the U.S.military uses 5.56mm ammo instead of 7.62mm
A common debate among gun enthusiasts revolves around why the U.S. chose to implement the 5.56mm N.A.T.O. round into service instead of the 7.62mm.