Why it is common for soldiers to fire without aiming during the battle?

I recall watching a documentary about the US military’s reluctance to go from single shot main weapons to full/semi auto. Their thinking was that...

Becoming an U.S. Army Sniper

According to figures released by the Department of Defense, the average number of rounds expended in Vietnam to kill one enemy soldier with the...

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As I crossed that finish line in 2001, I genuinely, and finally knew what it was to be tested. Up until that time, I...

The Reality of Combat and Special Operations Forces Training

We all know “that guy.” We’ve all got that one friend. The friend who always seems to have a better story than everyone, yet...
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Basic requirements to enter Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training

To become a member of one of the world's most elite special operations forces is not easy. Today, it is estimated that US Navy...
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Most brutal and stressful test in US Marine Corps

Here is one of the most brutal and most demanding drills for special operations forces. The special purpose unit of US Marine Corps, 24th...

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