Posted May 8, 2017 8:17 pm by Comments

By John Farnam

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By John Farnam

Readiness Is A Statement Of Fact, Are You?
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Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “Willingness is a state of mind. Readiness is a statement of fact!” ~ First heard (by me) in Marine Corps OCS, Quantico, VA, 1967.

The definition of “security” is:

“Whatever you have with you at the moment, and how smoothly and incisively you can put it all into action it to make things go your way” ~ Evan Marshall

At a recent ARTA Course (Armed Response to a Terrorist Attack), I orchestrated many drills where students have to run to where their rifle is, unpack it, and get it running. They then complete the exercise.

Sometimes, you may have your rifle physically on you. Yet, most of the time it will be locked-up and/or secreted in some way so as to get it out of sight and thus lower your profile.

So, I think it is important to practice getting to your rifle, and then getting it into action smoothly and quickly. And, it is here that we see difficulty.

My student gets to his rifle, unpacks it, grabs it, and then raises it …Read the Rest

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