Firearms

Worst-Case Scenario – Election 2016

The only way you can have too much ammo is if your drowning or on fire. – Instructor extraordinaire, Police Chief Jeff Chudwin (Ret.)

Consider, if you will, on November 8th Hillary Clinton is elected president, Republicans lose the House and Senate, and during the next 4 years, 3 to 4 anti-gun SCOTUS Justices are appointed […]

Stock up!

“Change is the only constant in life.” – Heraclitus

During a conversation today with a rep from a MAJOR US gun manufacturer we were informed that they are planning to increase manufacturing output 300% over the next 6-weeks. Sounds like they’re expecting a mad rush! The days are ticking down towards the November election, and the […]

Orlando

“Death is the sentence.  We know there’s nothing to be embarrassed about this, death is the sentence. …We have to have that compassion for people, with homosexuals, it’s the same, out of compassion, let’s get rid of them now.” – Dr. Sheikh Sekaleshfar, comments regarding homosexuals in 2013

 

As I sit in my office digesting the […]

Stealth Existence?

“Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” – Theodore Roosevelt

 
Friend and colleague John Boch was recently involved in a minor interaction with an unstable stranger in a gas station parking lot, which was sparked off by the presence of a pro-gun bumper sticker on John’s car.

When it comes to gun ownership, John and I live […]

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

Cannon Fodder

“Would you feel safer with a sign on your house saying ‘this house is a gun-free zone’? But if you wouldn’t put these signs on your home, why put them elsewhere?” – John Lott

 

Today in Chattanooga, TN, Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez opened fire on a Naval Operation Support Center and a Marine/Army Recruiting Center, murdering four […]

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 […]

Wood and Water and Rifles

Rifles For The Children

Fortress just finished up a private Level I Rifle Course in the western part of the US. Weather was intense with cold and sideways sheets of rain, but our students came to work and much was accomplished!

Per our policy, we run a hot range. Everyone present, both students and Instructors, are required to continuously carry […]

The Camera As A Witness?

“We each only get a piece of the elephant” – Massad Ayoob

Ask anyone who works in the judicial system and they’ll tell you that witness testimony is completely unreliable. People rarely see what they think they see and are prone to filling in the gaps where memory fails – the […]