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

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.
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.
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.
Screenshot from National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
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.
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.