Christian Beekman is a columnist for Task & Purpose. His main focus is on defense and national security topics, particularly in regard to individual warfighter equipment and training. In his free time, he plays and writes about games, and tries to stay active by playing airsoft.
Recent articles from Christian Beekman
Colt Is Bringing Back The Iconic Vietnam War Service Rifle
The M16A1 rifle is being brought back by its original military manufacturer, Colt’s Manufacturing Company.
The ‘Wind Cheater’ Is A Lightweight Rain Jacket For Warfighters
This lightweight tactical jacket by FirstSpear lives up to its name, and then some.
This Is The Last Travel Bag You’ll Ever Need To Buy
No matter where you’re going, this transport bag will ease your travel woes.
This Versatile Bag Will Hide A Handgun And So Much More
This bag works great for carrying concealed, but has more to offer.
This Lightweight Jacket Is Perfectly Suited For The Modern Commando
Beyond Clothing’s new jacket offers both comfort and utility. It also has the perfect number of pockets.
From Tactical To Practical: Here’s Your Ultimate Assault Pack
Everyday carry to work? 24-hour mission essentials? Here's a pack that can be both.
‘Hyena Road’ Brings Grinding Complexity Of Ground Combat In Afghanistan To The Screen
New drama ‘Hyena Road’ takes a close look at the complex and often convoluted counterinsurgency doctrine in Afghanistan.