Author Archives: Thor

Inner Geek

It is time to bring forth your inner geek. Feel the power of the force.

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For those that recall “Gone in 60 Seconds” Nicholas Cage had is Eleanor, a 1967 custom Mustang.  Everyone has their “Eleanor” in whatever hobby the happen to be passionate about. When we take a look at firearms, there is a … Continue reading

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Cool Idea

Where do you hide all your stuff in the house?  Here are a few different ideas for you.  

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Mobile Killers

Another recent analysis from Active Response.  This time an interesting change in tactics and approach of your active shooter. Did you know that there was a gunman loose in Paris? Mobile Killers | Active Response Training.

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Sandy Hook Analysis

It has been almost a year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  Recently the police report on the incident was released.  Over at Active Response training, Greg has broken out some of the highlights of the report and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to our Corps.  238 years of history, tradition, and winning.  

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When Old Is Again New

It has been 34 years since the fall of the US Embassy in Tehran.  While that is an event that many of us have placed in the dustbins of history, we received a reminder of the event as “tens of … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary of Beirut Bombing

30 years ago today, we woke up to the fact that over 200 of my fellow Marines were killed by a truck bomb.  A truck bomb…now we have the “fancy” term Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED).  In accordance with … Continue reading

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For Your Consideration

Here is an interesting piece that is a nice reminder of exactly where we sit in our evolution as a nation, and as a culture.  Please give it your thoughtful attention.  I an posting the entire post below for those … Continue reading

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Learning Opportunity

I am sure that we have all watched a movie, and watched as the actor (or their stunt driver) has executed the perfect “J” turn. A J-turn is a driving maneuver in which a reversing vehicle is spun 180°, and continues facing … Continue reading

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