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I join the growing chorus

There comes a point in the lives of certain bloggers – people like me, who name their blogs after their main characters in World of Warcraft – when you start to wonder what you’re going to do about the name of your blog. 989 more words


Marine Corps Rifle Qualification

At United States Marine Corps boot camp, recruits are tested on their marksmanship and can earn one of three levels of expertise:

  • “Marksmen” is the lowest score obtained, with a scoring range of 250-279…
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More Standing Position Tips

The newest Appleseed newsletter was waiting for me in my inbox this morning (which reminds me, two of my work friends are off doing an Appleseed this weekend- good luck, guys!). 3,215 more words


The Standing (Offhand) Position

I’ve avoiding writing much about the standing position for a few reasons. Chiefly among them was that I am still working on this one myself, and it is my weakest position by a wide margin. 746 more words


SACRA Competitor Overview

Civilians, South African National Defence Force (SANDF) enlisted and commissioned, Department of Correctional Services, and the South African Police Service compete at provincial and national competitions around the country.


EIC Match After Action Report

Today was my go at the EIC course of fire. It was day two of the overall match, and I was in the second relay. I attempted to do this same event two years ago, when I first started this blog, and ended up showing up on the wrong day and missing my time slot. 797 more words


New Zealand Service Rifle


An overview of competitive shooting with members of the New Zealand Service Rifle Association.