War in Afghanistan

Nostalgia Kills.

http://soldiersystems.net/ By Thomas C. Leitner Nostalgia kills. HSGI and a few other companies have started pushing M81 (AKA NATO Woodland) camouflage patterns recently, and most everyone is really excited that this “highly effective” pattern is making a comeback. Thing is, it’s not highly effective at all, it falls just above UCP (ACU) and Digital Tiger…

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Revision StingerHawks, Protect your most important piece of kit. Your eyes!

www.revisionmilitary.com   by: Thomas Dixon Photography provided by: Revision Military           Revision Military is a Canadian based company that was founded in 2001 that later in 2005 opened a facility in Vermont. In 2006 they were awarded a military contract to supply the US military with over a half million pair of ballistic eye protection over…

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Stable, Durable and Comfortable. The ORION BATTLE BELT by Hardpoint Equipment

www.hrdpnt.com by: Thomas Dixon Photography provided by: Hardpoint Equipment           “Intelligent Designs for Extreme Applications”, this is the motto that Thomas the founder, designer and owner of HardPoint Equipment bases his business on. Necessity is the mother of creation. This is the only way I can explain the thought process behind the creation of HardPoint Equipment’s…

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CMC 3.5lb Drop In Trigger

          www.cmctrigger.com  by: Thomas Dixon Photography by: Others   Some say everything is better in the great state of TEXAS. Well, I can tell you that CMC triggers are beginning to make me a believer. Earlier in the year I was fortunate enough to travel to North Carolina to put some rounds through the LVOA…

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Nikes SFB (Special Field Boot) for the extreme athelete

http://store.nike.com/us/en_us/pd/nike-special-field-boot/pid-179377/pgid-771642 By: Thomas Dixon “BUILT FOR HIGH-SPEED RESPONDERS” A modern, athletic boot designed for first responder, the Nike Special Field Boot was engineered to the specifications of world-class heroes, from military professionals to rescue and law personnel. The result: the lightest, fastest-drying, highest-mobility performance boot Nike has ever made”         The Special…

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EOTech XPS3

 http://www.eotech-inc.com/products/sights/xps3     By:Thomas Dixon   Early this year I was surprised by a med size box in the mail. After some investigation I discovered who it was from. The attached invoice said EOTech; needless to say I was happy. After opening the box and discovering an XPS3 and a G36 magnifier it quickly became Christmas in…

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Phone call by courier led to bin Laden

Posted on News.Yahoo.com By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO, Associated Press Adam Goldman And Matt Apuzzo, Associated Press – Tue May 3, 7:57 am ET WASHINGTON – When one of Osama bin Laden’s most trusted aides picked up the phone last year, he unknowingly led U.S. pursuers to the doorstep of his boss, the world’s most wanted terrorist. That…

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At Least 30 Killed in Suicide Blast in Afghanistan

By Buzzle.com A suicide bomber detonated a bomb attached to himself at the entrance to a government building Afghanistan yesterday. The blast was said to have killed at least 30 people, with many of those waiting in a line to receive government ID cards. The attacks occurred in Imam Sahib district of Kunduz at around…

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Top U.S. Leaders say Afghans in Control by 2014

By Buzzle.com 2014 is an interesting date to use as the benchmark for when we can expect Afghan security forces to be capable of managing their own country. Considering that U.S. forces have already been on the ground in Afghanistan for nearly 10 years, that would push a major U.S. presence in Afghanistan to at…

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NATO and U.S. Don’t See Eye to Eye on 2014 Afghan Combat Exit

By Buzzle.com A formal agreement was reached among NATO nations over the weekend to begin turning over the security of Afghanistan to its military in 2011, with plans to issue full control to local forces there in 2014. While the president has noted that his goal is to end U.S. combat missions in the country…

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