Attitude

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

What’s The Right Question?

 

I recently fielded this phone call.

*ring*

Me – Fortress Defense.
Them – Yeah, is this Fortress Defense?
Me – Yes.
Them – You’re the shooting teachers?
Me – We teach defensive firearm usage, yes. What can I help you with?
Them – How much does it cost?
Me – How much does what, specifically, […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Attitude, Instructor Notes, Training|0 Comments

Support-side? Do it now!

In the above photo, a Fortress student stops by our recent open house to show the Staff Instructors his gratitude for prepping him for emergency support-side carry. He made the transition instantly after surgery, and goes about his day as armed and dangerous as he was before!

“Take it from an old partisan, learn to shoot […]

By |March 16th, 2015|Attitude, Firearms, Instructor Notes, Training|0 Comments

Racism Towards A Red Light

“The smallest minority on earth is the individual” –Ayn Rand

In my last contribution to the decline of Western literature I mentioned that it was the first is a series of articles addressing the national controversy surrounding peace officers and their interaction with the public. My plan in part II was […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Attitude, In the News, Instructor Notes, Liberty, Politics|0 Comments

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

Justice Only Happens in Real Time

In the early morning hours of September, 11, 2009, David A. Flores broke into the Griffith, IN, home of sisters Kristen Kennedy (25) and Jennifer Evans (28.)  Flores raped Kristen, and then stabbed both to death with a kitchen knife. He placed their bodies in a bathroom, set it on fire, shut the bathroom door […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Attitude, Female Focus, In the News, Instructor Notes, Liberty|0 Comments

Need? We Need Not Justify

 

When asked what I do for a living I reply: I teach people how to shoot people. I teach people how to shoot people because some people need to be shot – and they need to be shot NOW. I have found that in the long run sugarcoating reality rarely produces good results. Yes, it […]