Women in SOCOM

There is a pretty good article about the military’s new positions for women on the ground and what it could point toward. It’s stuff like this that gives me tingles. Army Special Operations Command has deployed its first teams of female Soldiers assigned to commando units in Afghanistan, and military officials are assessing their initial performance in theater as “off the charts.” In a controversial move early this year, the…

June 30, 2011

Women Warriors

I have a subscription to Marine Times, a magazine/newspaper dedicated to information about and for the Marine Corps. My father set it up due to my determination to join once I have graduated. I was excited originally, reading articles about the men and women I have looked up to since infancy. It was about the third or fourth issue that held a story that shined a light on a part…

June 28, 2011

Learning to Shoot

In my time spent at the gun range I have heard many stories about  men attempting to teach their girlfriends the wonders of the world of shooting. The stories all end the same way, the man and woman end up fighting and the woman decides she hates shooting and never tries it again. The sport of shooting is not like football or soccer, mistakes can get people killed. When a…

June 27, 2011

TCU’s Rifle Team

While I love the school I chose, I sometimes wish I could have afforded to go to Texas Christian. Not only do they have a rifle team, its all female and in 2010 they were national champions. Two of the team members shot internationally for the U.S. and helped us win the gold medal at the World Championships. Now they are some kick ass chics.

June 22, 2011

Free $100 Worth of Ammo with Your SCAR Purchase

From Warrior Times (www.warriortimes.com): “When you buy selected models of FN rifles, pistols and carbines between June 27 and August 31, 2011, FNH USA will reimburse you up to $150.00 for ammunition purchased at the same time from the same dealer. … Visit www.fnhusa.com/ammodeal for full promotion information and rebate forms.” This is a pretty awesome deal considering how cool these things are. I first shot the SCAR-L in 2006…

June 21, 2011

NRA’s Women Oriented Programs

The National Rifle Association has some classes and programs targeted specifically toward women. Many of the classes are taught by an all woman staff allowing for a better understanding between teacher and student. All information can be found at www.nrahq.org/women

June 20, 2011