Keeping Training Fresh

From Beretta: For those of us who have been shooting for quite a while and in high quantities, improvement can sometimes elude us, especially if we get burnt out. As a new shooter, there is a lot of room for improvement, but as an experienced shooter we sometimes struggle to gain that extra bit we need to get to the next level. As you get to the highest levels in…

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Glock The Choice of Female Officers

From Tactical Life: About five years into my career, my agency made a significant change to its policy on authorized duty weapons. The change, which was rumored to have been prompted by aging and problematic duty weapons—specifically a light primer strike/failure to fire during an officer-involved shooting—allowed officers to purchase GLOCK firearms at their own expense. My agency not only allowed the officers to purchase GLOCK firearms, but it also…

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Demand Up For Women Gun Instructors

From CNN: The market for female gun instructors is booming as more women want to learn to shoot — both for self defense and for sport, said Tina Wilson-Cohen, who owns She Can Shoot, an all-women firearm and self-defense training business in Fairfax, Va.

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Tips On Pullups

From Military Times: That’s because the pullup works not just your biceps and forearms, but also taps something deep down in your shoulder muscles, plus the core-stabilizing lats, abs and middle back. It’s a full upper-body workout unto itself. No wonder women can’t do them. Or maybe it’s only the Wonder Women who can. Most just aren’t built for that kind of heavy lifting. It’s basic biology — right?

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Artillery Positions Now Open To Women

From Military Times: The March 4 directive opens to women approximately 1,900 area-of-concentration 13A Field Artillery officer positions in the active component, and 1,700 in the Guard and Reserve.

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Not Many Women Want Combat Jobs In Military

From Military Times: Less than 8 percent of Army women who responded to the survey said they wanted a combat job. Of those, an overwhelming number said they’d like to be a Night Stalker — a member of the elite special operations helicopter crews who perhaps are best known for flying the Navy SEALS into Osama bin Laden’s compound in 2011.

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