Speaker: Martin K.A. Morgan, military historian and author of Down To Earth: The 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment In Normandy.
Moderators: Mark A. Keefe, IV (Editor-in-Chief, American Rifleman) and Joseph L. Kurtenbach (Assistant Editor, American Rifleman).
The AR-15/M16 and its various forms have served Americans for 50 years. The M16 was carried by troops in Vietnam, fired shots in Grenada and Panama, seen two different conflicts in Iraq and remains one of the most trusted firearms the military can offer.
Military historian Martin K.A. Morgan will join American Rifleman's Mark Keefe and Joe Kurtenbach to discuss the history and success of the M16 during a special session at 2012's NRA Annual Meetings in St. Louis on April 15. Morgan will cover all aspects of the M16, from its birth to its current status, in celebration of the gun's 50th anniversary.