If you have ever picked up a bolt-action rifle made in the past century or so, odds are, at least a few of its features owe a hat tip to a gun that dates back to an age when men were men and mustaches were waxed. That’s right, we are talking about the Mauser ’71, and it launched a gun-making empire. Read more
The president plans five areas of veteran focus, including mental health care, homelessness, digitizing VA records and improved training for the detection of PTSD and suicide prevention programs. Read more
According to a new release, a soldier turned a gun on herself inside the Combined Arms Support Command Headquarters and fired one shot, injuring herself.
A group representing 1600 SWAT teams is scrambling to keep a Defense Department surplus gear program intact. Read more
On Monday, Pope Francis endorsed the use of force to stop Islamic militants from attacking religious minorities in Iraq, but with one caveat: it needs the approval of the international community, the Associated Press reported.
A lawmaker is calling on Congress to restrict a Department of Defense program that provides surplus military equipment to law enforcement agencies. Read more