From the April 2009 issue:
Gary Paul Johnston helps put Springfield's XDM pistol through its paces. Anyone familiar with the XD could simply pick up the new version and use it, as if they’d been carrying it all their life, but they might just be yelling, “WOW!”
Most of the artillery explosions and white-hot arcs of large-caliber tracer bullets were a few kilometers behind us on the Sarajevo skyline. We had been cramped in the truck bed for hours that seemed like days, stuck in the suburbs of the city. We were miserably bound
in flak jackets, in a sandbagged truck bed and were numb to the much closer AK-47 fire.