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The Gear List: Score Cold Steel knives for a tidy discount and other Amazon deals
Pick up a Cold Steel Recon 1 folder and other blades from the legendary knifemaker at a serious discount.
Packing for the end of the world: The essential guide to building your ultimate everyday carry kit
Learn how to properly make your BED.
The best (and worst) dating sites for people in the military
You have more options than barracks romance.
The best car brands and deals to look for if you’re in the military
If you didn’t overextend on a used muscle car, did you even serve?
PCS: the basics about a permanent change of station
A PCS is an invitation to a new adventure. Master your move with these basics and the help of your installation relocation specialists.
9 pieces of gear military veterans never leave home without
We asked. You answered.
7.62 NATO vs .308 Winchester ammo: What’s the difference?
If you have a modern .308 Win. rifle, you should be fine firing any modern commercial .308 Win. or 7.62 NATO ammo.
What you should know about how Damascus steel is made
Discover the magic of old-school bladesmiths — the ancients were smarter than we know.
How to use a map and compass to help you get unlost
Oh no, why do none of these trees look familiar?
How letters from home carried this Medal of Honor recipient through his deployments
"I really enjoy that physical feeling of getting a letter from someone or sending one."
The best survival books that will make you harder to kill
Take your survival skills from Michael Scott to Hugh Glass (minus the bear incident).
Here’s how a red dot sight works
You might be surprised by how simple red dot sights are — or how long they’ve been around.
‘Handier than a Ka-Bar’ — Why a Marine grunt turned congressman swears by his multitool
"It was a long war and I blew up a lot of things."
Everything you should know when buying a car after deployment
Cash burning a hole in your fatigues? We have the answer.
Mosquitos suck, so which repellent is best to deter them: Deet or Picaridin?
Whether you’re deployed or sitting on your back porch, mosquitos can ruin your time outside.
How to properly sharpen a knife without losing a finger
Learn how to sharpen a knife the right way.