Monthly Archives: February 2018

Learning to grieve

This is a rather personal post. Over the course of my career I’ve been lucky to have few deaths of men under my command. I’ve had to deal with a number of my former Soldiers being killed in action, or … Continue reading

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Information Warfare, you only have your own brain to blame…

Sorry to keep assigning homework, but all three of these are very short reads. A nice explanation of why incentivizing corruption in the form of positive trending metrics breeds corruption in always reporting positive trending metrics:¬†https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/966854507744374784.html But on a flip … Continue reading

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More short range training ideas

Here’s some ways to get serious short range training value, listed from longest range needs to shortest. How to use a 22lr to simulate long range sniper shots (out to 200 yards or so): https://finnaccuracy.com/blogs/fa-news/22lr-long-range-trainer-how-to-get-best-out-of-it Use an air rifle to … Continue reading

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Food and Poverty

With the national debate on poverty, social programs, food stamps, welfare, all being brought up again, I’ve been thinking about my own relationship with food, and poverty. Here are two (or three, depending on how you count them) articles about … Continue reading

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The Biathlon

Possibly due to better marketing by various Olympic biathlon teams about the challenge of sprint skiing and then shooting a very small target from the off hand position, I’ve never seen more interest in the sport by Americans. Here’s an … Continue reading

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Your body is a distraction

Every few months some teenage girl will be sent home from school for violating some poorly defined dress code, and all sorts of feminists will hashtag out “my body is not a distraction!” and the wrath of the social justice … Continue reading

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The long range shooting Rennaissance

We live in a very interesting time where affordable rifles specifically designed for long range shooting are commonplace. For example, an entry level Ruger American Predator in 6.5 Creedmoor or 308 Win will set you back 400 dollars. A Savage … Continue reading

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