EDC Pocket Dump- Part 1

EDC items

A popular thing in firearms-related groups on social media platforms like Facebook is the “pocket dump” discussion. This is where members post a picture of their EDC items (everyday carry). Sometimes the resulting discussion is useful. People ask about specific items they see and useful information. Sometimes it is really a way for the poster…

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Practice to Succeed

Practice to succeed

Several years back, I had the opportunity to hear LTC (ret.) Dave Grossman speak at the Florida Gang Investigators Association annual meeting. Grossman is not just a retired soldier, but a student of violent behavior and an author of several books on the psychology of killing and violence. LTC Grossman is also one of the…

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Why I Choose the SOFTT-W Tourniquet over the CAT

A few weeks ago, we posted an article about the hazards of buying fake tourniquets from places like Amazon. In the article, I mentioned that I often carry the SOFTT-W tourniquet instead of the more commonly encountered CAT tourniquet. I also promised I’d explain why in a future article. Well, here we are. The Combat…

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Protect Your Mental Health

Mental health is an important part of being a protector

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.- Proverbs 4:23 If you’ve been around church any length of time, you’ve probably heard that verse in a message. Today, if you’ll permit me, I’d like to put a finer point on it as it pertains to us as protectors. Although I’m…

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