Archive for December, 2018

Closing Out 2018

Monday, December 31st, 2018

We bring 2018 to a close with an image taken earlier this month of members of 1st Bn, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), training in their wartime tasks.

Tactical Pro Shop End Of Year Sale

Monday, December 31st, 2018

It’s the last day to get in on the additional savings of our best End Of Year sale ever! (Tomorrow we go back to our everyday awesome prices).

The Burbank showroom is open from 10AM thru 6:30PM, we are cutting out early to safely get to our celebration location(s), hoping you have a safe New Years Eve too!

Extreme Outfitters’ Indoor Archery Range Opens January 2nd

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Jacksonville, North Carolina’s only indoor archery range will be opening January 2nd, featuring eight lanes up to 30 yards at Extreme Outfitters. Camp Lejeune folks let us know how it is.

US Air Force Updates Insignia Guidance for OCP Uniforms

Monday, December 31st, 2018

WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE, Mass. (AFNS) — Airmen wearing OCP uniforms are authorized to add their former Airmen Battle Uniform subdued patches until the mandatory brown subdued ones go into effect.


Also, according to Air Force Instruction 36-2903, the U.S. flag patch is mandatory and will be subdued using the spice brown color criteria, centered at the top of velcro and worn while in–garrison and deployed.

Current subdued black and green U.S. flags may be worn until June 1, 2020, then spice brown will be the only accepted version. Infra-red U.S. flags are not authorized.

The higher headquarters patch is mandatory and will be subdued using the spice brown color criteria and centered under the U.S. flag patch. The current subdued version of the higher headquarters patch may be worn until the patch color conversion has been completed or until April 1, 2021, whichever is sooner.

A maximum of two patches may be worn.

SMSgt Andrew Biscoe, Air Force News Service

Don’t Miss Out On Savings At Proven Arms & Outfitters

Monday, December 31st, 2018

There’s still time to save 20% Off Store Wide at

Plus, don’t miss these REBATES , they end today 12/31/18 !

And now, for the rest of the story

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Last week, the main stream media lost its collective mind (yet again) when they created a narrative that Erik Prince was bringing Blackwater (the PMC) back because President Trump announced a withdrawl of US military forces from Syria and signalled a desire to pull out of Afghanistan combined with a teaser full-page ad in the latest issue of Recoil magazine. They were just sure that US troops would be replaced with mercenaries in the employ of former Navy SEAL and Blackwater founder, Erik Prince. “We Are Coming” was the proof they offered the public.

But as more ads begin to appear in firearms magazines, it’s quite apparent that the speculation is what refer to in the business as “fake news.”

What the press doesn’t know is that Erik Prince may have sold Blackwater years ago, but he retained ownership of the name and associated trademarks. We first encountered Blackwater Ammunition during IWA, back in March. Maybe it’s availability in the US is something new, but the brand’s existence isn’t exactly news.

I often ponder. If the MSM gets so much wrong that I know about, what are they misleading me on in subject areas where I have no visibility?

SOC-F Weymouth Woods 100K Trail Run

Monday, December 31st, 2018

A team of special operations Soldiers are making this trail run on 19 January, 2019 to raise money for the nonprofit Special Operations Care – Fund. Please consider donating at

US & Polish Combat Controllers Conduct Combined Training

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

Combat Controllers from the U.S. and Polish forces conduct a military free fall during a culmination exercise near Krakow on Dec. 5, 2018. The exercise follows a two-month training in which the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command’s 321st Special Tactics Squadron assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing in England, and the Polish Special Operations Combat Control Team, share their best practices in order to build upon the Polish Special Operations Command’s ability to conduct special operations air land integration.

(Photo by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Pena, USASOC PAO)