A small gun for big hands: Testing the Glock 42

Glock recently introduced a couple of new models at Shot Show this year. Being a big, burly man, I picked up and instantly loved the G41. This full-sized .45 caliber is a blowing and going tack driver, a virtual fire-spitting dragon. However, the other model Glock released this year is a G42, a tiny, .380 single-stack. I wear an extra-large glove, and my hand is quite a bit bigger than the G42, but my curiosity got the better of me.  5.11 Battle belt (Photo cour ... More

9 photos that show troops & their families celebrating the holidays around the globe

1. Bagram, Afghanistan - Soldiers sing during a USO show at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Dec. 9, 2014. Although U.S. forces will end their combat role in Afghanistan by the end of December, nearly 11,000 U.S. troops are currently spending the holidays there, and will remain in Afghanistan through the early months of 2015. (DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen/Released)                       2. Raf Mildenhall, United Kingdom - ... More

The 3 shooting stances: Which one's right for you?

By Kenneth DeCicco The TacticaList Contributor Stance is a crucial element of shooting that can at times be overlooked. Perhaps the best way to emphasize the value of a solid stance, which provides the foundation of your shooting platform, is to look at other examples in different activities where a strong foundation is important. Have you ever observed a new home being constructed? In the Northeast, where I'm from, the majority of homes have basements. When the builder is constructing the basement ... More

5 lessons learned the hard way in 2014

By Miltary1 Staff Looking back over the year 2014, we ruminate on the good and the bad, the successes and the failures. We celebrate our triumphs and we learn from our mistakes. And while some mistakes are bigger than others, they all produce valuable lessons we can bring forth into the new year.  We're really hoping these five citizens will never make these mistakes again. Here are five lessons learned the hard way in 2014:  1. Don’t rob and/or break into the house of a veteran 82n ... More