GTM Original Blog — CCW
It's been around 3.5 years since the last similar blog was published. And not surprisingly, quite a few blogs from back in that day have disappeared or became inactive. Quite a few gun blogs and websites for women have also flourished since that time.
There are many reasons why shooting a gun feels so incredibly satisfying. The unbridled excitement, the rush of adrenaline, the extreme feeling of control. Whether you frequent the gun range on a regular basis, or stop in on occasion, we can all agree that shooting a gun brings you some form of satisfaction.
But have you ever really given much thought to what exactly is occurring from a physiological standpoint? The Range 702 takes a much closer look at the biology behind the ballistics. We’ll examine how shooting a firearm affects different areas of your body such as your brain, your eyes, your heart and even how many calories you can burn during your trip to the range.
“When I think of being the first woman security officer, what I think of most is I hope I have done the best job I can, and that it will be easier for those who follow.”
The first female diplomatic security special agent Patti Morton expressed this hope during a Diplomatic Security oral history interview in 1991. Ms. Morton was recruited in 1972 to join the Office of Security, predecessor to the Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS) in the Washington Field Office as a Special Agent.
Tips & Tactics Sponsored by Cabela's Outdoor Fund
The ability to quickly and safely draw your firearm, should the need arise, is a crucial component of your concealed carry firearm training. In this episode of Tips & Tactics, firearms instructor and founder of The Well Armed Woman, Carrie Lightfoot, guides you through the basic principles of properly drawing a firearm from concealment under stress.