SEPTEMBER 2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS
SEAL SNIPER SEES ACTION IN THE `STAN
Innocent Farmer or Taliban Sentry?
The SEAL who trained such legends as Chris Kyle and Marcus Luttrell had his own adventures in the front lines during Operation Enduring Freedom. He describes a 12-hour mission that lasted for nine days.
By Brandon Webb
AMERICA AT WAR
LAST ROLL CALL
When troops fall, those still on the front lines strive to remember their fallen comrades.
By Ross Elder
THE GROWING REACH OF NARCO-TRAFFICKING
Drug cartels are expanding their reach across the globe. Just what does this mean for America and the rest of the world?
By Harold Hutchison
MERCS TO HIT PIRATES?
Efforts to escort merchant ships through the Gulf of Aden have helped reduce successful pirate attacks, but the European Union and American efforts are about to be supplemented by private naval forces.
By Harold Hutchison
BASICS OF SURVIVAL
What are some of the basics for survival? Well, if chaos erupts domestically, then appropriate tools for self defense are going to be crucial.
CLASS I INFRARED LASER SYSTEMS
Firepower is nice, but it does no good unless one can put lead on target. Laser Devices has provided sights that help operators do just that.
By Tim Lau
OH, SOLO MIO!
Kimber is known for its 1911s in .45 ACP, but the company also had made similar pistols in 9mm. Gary Paul Johnston wrings out Kimber’s 9mm Solo Carry!
By Gary Paul Johnston
Women in the Rangers? Not!
Info Request; “Threatening” Is an Understatement; Where Megahri Should Have Died; No Direct Threat?; Time to SLEP Our Ships; ChiComs Shipped Us Fake Parts; The Mystery Marine; That Ad
Update on Iraq; Holder Under Siege; ChiCom Missile Boat – Built With Aussie Help; Blame it on the Booze; NBC Vehicle Crews Train; Navy Cross Awarded; Obama’s Amnesty by Decree
Puerto Rico Drug Bust; Cannibal Porn Star Captured; Russians Complain Over American Arms Donations; Former Tunisian President Gets Life; Hostage Rescues in Afghanistan; Al-Qaeda #2
Whacked!; FARC Hanging On
By Dr. Martin Brass
RM Equipment; Pantaeo Productions; Opsgear Targets; Kestrel; Maxsell Armory’s 25th Anniversary!
By Lt. Col. Oliver North, USMC (Ret.)