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Why Your Business Needs Firearms Training and Small Unit Tactics

Why Your Business Needs Firearms Training and Small Unit Tactics

You are a business owner sitting in your office finishing up some paperwork when you hear somebody scream. The scream is immediately followed by a gunshot, and then all hell breaks loose with more screams as gunshots begin to ring out successively. As seconds tick by more lives are shattered, lost, and families destroyed. What […]

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Concealed Carry Tips - Part 2

Concealed Carry Tips – Part 2

In the first part of this two part series on basic concealed carry ideas, I covered the Four Principles for Effective Concealment, the definition of concealment as it pertains to our needs as concealed weapons carriers, and I finished up with writing about some considerations for what you might want to take into account for […]

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Concealed Carry Tips - Part 1

Concealed Carry Tips – Part 1

The Times, They are a Changin’ As additional states (thankfully) adopt more civilized firearms laws such as Constitutional Carry or Shall Issue legislation, I thought I would share with you some thoughts and advice about carrying concealed that I have found quite helpful over the years. Since there have already been good posts on this […]

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Why You Need to Learn to Move With a Loaded Firearm

Why You Need to Learn to Move With a Loaded Firearm

Years ago when I was working for a certain federal agency, I was instructing on the firing line with my friend Evan Marshall (the shooter and author, not the mandolinist). During a lull in shooting, the agents were asked to unload and show clear, which brought a chuckle from Evan. Knowing that Evan often has […]

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Guide to Dry Practice

USA Carry’s Guide to Dry Practice

Introduction Due to the various requests I have received in regards to my article Sighted Fire vs. Reflexive Fire, I am providing this DIY guide to dry practice (a.k.a. “dry-firing”) in order to answer some of the questions that are still lingering in regards to dry practice. In this article I will attempt to give […]

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Buffy Checks, Why They Aren't

Buddy Checks, Why They Aren’t

The video is now legendary, gaining millions of hits and becoming viral almost as soon as it hit the Internet. The unfortunate actor in this almost tragic comedy is a federal DEA agent in a classroom full of parents, teachers, and children.

 Uttering the now infamous words “… I’m the only one in this room […]

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The Collectivist Dilemma: Selling the Unachievable Unarmed Utopian Dream in the Terrifying Light of Reality

The Collectivist Dilemma: Selling the Unachievable Unarmed Utopian Dream in the Terrifying Light of Reality

In a recent post by Leonard Pitts entitled “Rep. Giffords’ departure a blow to democracy” Mr. Pitts runs into the collectivists dilemma. The dilemma that pits harsh historic reality against wishes and pipe dreams of the utopian reformers. While I will get to the point of this article shortly, I want to set a foundation […]

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Sighted vs. Reflexive (unsighted) Fire – Part 2

Sighted vs. Reflexive (unsighted) Fire – Part 2

This is the second and final post in a series covering the topic of sighted fire vs. reflexive fire. Before I get into the meat of this final post, I would like to take a brief moment to thank all those USA Carry members who took time out of their busy schedules to comment on […]

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Sighted vs. Reflexive (unsighted) Fire - Part 1

Sighted vs. Reflexive (unsighted) Fire – Part 1

This is the first post in a series covering the topic of sighted fire vs. reflexive fire. The controversy around the sighted vs. reflexive fire has been raging for a long time. How long, I am not exactly sure, but I am in my early 40’s and I don’t remember a time in my life […]

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