Francis Horton

Francis Horton is a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq, and has stepped foot in a dozen countries to work public affairs for the military. When not trooping, he can be found raising a daughter, being a husband, fixing computers and chasing his dogs out of his garden beds.

Recent articles from Francis Horton

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Gear & Tech
Forget the Sig Sauer — 5 Deadly Alternatives To The Army’s New Pistol
In replacing the standard-issue Beretta 9mm with Sig Sauer’s P320, the Army overlooked several creative alternatives.
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Humor
A Soldier’s Tips For Cyber Nerds About To Start Working At The Pentagon
Working at the Pentagon is a big change for most people, especially if you’ve spent the last 15 years hacking foreign governments in your mom’s basement.
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Entertainment
Why ‘In The Army Now’ Is The Most Realistic Military Movie Ever Made
The 1994 film “In The Army Now” gets an awful lot right about military life.
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Lifestyle
7 Ridiculous Things Veterans Actually Want For Christmas
From ammo cans to a log of Copenhagen, here are seven gifts that are 100%-veteran approved.
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Lifestyle
ATF…WTF? End The Government Assault On Pot Smokers’ Gun Rights
According to a recent court ruling, ATF’s ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment.