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Dry Fire Validity

  “As there is no ammunition, every day when they come here for training, the shooters just aims the gun, pull the trigger to hear the ‘tick’ sound, and that’s all,” – Nguyen Tan Nam, coach of the 2016 Socialist Republic of Vietnam Shooting team For Training Tuesday, we will be looking at how incorporating… read more »

How do I interpret a Zero Target?

For Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures Thursday, we are talking about techniques for interpreting the New Army Approved zero target and coaching our Paratroopers. The reference for this discussion is Appendix E, TC 3-22.9, change 2, dated August 2017. The new zero target has been discussed in previous posts. However, to use it effectively, you have… read more »

AAR – Talon Defense Low Light Handgun

Instructor: Chase Jenkins Location/Date: Double Tap Training Grounds, Calera Alabama. January 20th, 2018 Equipment Details:  Handgun – Glock 19 gen 4, Frank Proctor Y-Notch sights, S3F stainless fluted barrel, Overwatch Precision TAC trigger Weapon light – Streamlight TLR 1-HL, Surefire batteries Holster – M3 Tactical Kydex Fedlr Torch AIWB with MOD Wing Magazine Carrier –… read more »

Zeroing Discussion Part Two: Why we Boresight at 10 and Zero at 25

  For Walkthrough Wednesday, we are continuing our discussion on how to zero the M4A1 Carbine and coach our Paratroopers through the zero process. Specifically, we will be addressing how to boresight. The reference for this discussion is appendix E, TC 3-22.9, Change 2, dated August 2017. As a refresher, the borelight is an eye-safe… read more »

Functional Element of Control: Pistol Workspace Management

  For Manual Monday, we are continuing our discussion on control and the pistol. Specifically, we will be addressing what workspace looks like for the pistol. Learning all elements of the shot process for the pistol is vital, as the M17 will be fielded to elements of the 82nd within the near future. The M17… read more »

How do we address Capability Gaps?

  For Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures Thursday, we are talking about how we as NCO’s and Soldiers can influence how we address the capability gaps in our equipment and training. At the 2017 Sportsman’s Hunter’s Outdoorsman’s Trade show, I had a conversation with both the lethality branch of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and a… read more »

The Zeroing Process for the M4A1

For Walkthrough Wednesday, we are going to begin a discussion on how to zero the M4A1 Carbine and coach our Paratroopers through the zero process. The reference for this discussion is appendix E, TC 3-22.9, Change 2, dated August 2017. Zeroing a weapon is not a training exercise, nor is it combat skills event. Zeroing… read more »

Zeroing the M4A1 Carbine

For Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures Thursday, we have a video demonstrating techniques for marking and interpreting the New Army Approved zero target. The reference for this discussion is Appendix E, TC 3-22.9, change 2, dated August 2017. The new zero target has been discussed in previous posts. However, to use it more efficiently, you have… read more »

AAR – Modern Samurai Project’s – One Day Red Dot Fundamentals Workshop

Date: 1/14/18 Location: Gilbert’s Indoor Range in Rockville, MD Lead Instructor: Scott “Jedi” Jedlinski AIs: Dave Wampler and Doc Willoughby Students: 16 Gear Glock 19 Gen3 cut up by ATEi w/ RMR06 v1, frame stippled by SweatyMuddyBloody, OverwatchPrecision DAT, Agency magwell, Ameriglo black suppressor sights, stock barrel and recoil assembly Phlster Classic IWB kydex holster,… read more »

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