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The Camera As A Witness – Part III

“Whether the knife falls on the melon or the melon on the knife, the melon suffers” – African Proverb

 

On July 6, 2015, Haverhill, New Hampshire police officers Ryan Jarvis and Greg Collins responded to a traffic accident on Route 302 near Bath. Dispatch informed them that the scene could not be secured as there was […]

By |November 5th, 2015|Ask Fortress, In the News, Instructor Notes, police, Training|0 Comments

Evil Doesn’t Take Days Off

Today my email and phone have been lit up with links and comments regarding the murder of a Roanoke, WV, television camera man, and the wounding of a reporter and woman she was interviewing, by a psychotic, “disgruntled” former employee of the station the news crew worked for.

The coward in question filmed the event, and […]

By |August 26th, 2015|Ask Fortress, Attitude, In the News, Instructor Notes|0 Comments

The Glock 43 9mm (finally!) – Product Review

The Camera As A Witness – Part II

“Great services are not cancelled by one act or by one single error.” – Benjamin Disraeli

 

On May 31st, 2015, two Palestine, TX, police officers shot and killed James Bushey (47). Bushy was suspected of shoplifting beer from a local WalMart, and reported by witnesses to have fled and entered a nearby Applebees where he proceeded […]

A Tale of Two Students – Training as Efficient as the DMV

“Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character.” –Alan Armstrong

Students come to us from all walks of life, the common thread among them being their understanding of […]

Baltimore – Just Another Indicator of What’s to Come

“Whenever I happen to be in a city of any size, I marvel that riots do not break out everyday: Massacres, unspeakable carnage, a doomsday chaos. How can so many human beings coexist in a space so confined without hating each other to death?” – Emil Cioran

The Baltimore riots are a continuation of layers and […]

PTSD and the Armed Citizen by Matt Ellison

 

I recently attended a one-day law enforcement seminar presented by The Department of Homeland Security. Topics ran from potential terrorist attacks to school security – however, I found the most personally relevant and informative subject to be the discussion of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD.)

I must admit that I’ve been ignorant of PTSD as a […]

By |April 30th, 2015|Ask Fortress, Attitude, Instructor Notes, Medical, Training|0 Comments

The Conspiracy Behind Government Ammunition Purchases (re-post)

 

(Originally appeared Feb 13, 2014 on Monderno.com . Interesting how time has proven this to be true. Read the comments after the article on Monderno for a more detailed numbers break down.)

Like anyone, I love a good conspiracy, especially when it suggests something along the lines of dark government forces working at some level to […]

Frank Interviewed on the Burning Truth Radio Show

Frank was recently interviewed by Casey Hendrickson, host of the Burning Truth Radio Show, regarding the proposed ATF ban of M855/5.56 ammunition.

Click here to listen!

Or here:

http://theburningtruth.us/?powerpress_pinw=33971-podcast

Ask Fortress: Drop Safe?

 

Q: Frank, could you address the idea that guns just go off? On the news they say, ‘the gun accidentally went off.’ I would love to post something from an expert debunking this scary thought!

A: First, I hardly would refer to myself as an “expert.” Dan Shea over at Small Arms Review pointed out decades […]

By |February 6th, 2015|Ask Fortress, Firearms, Instructor Notes, Training|0 Comments