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PenFed CEO James Schenck Receives AUSA's John W. Dixon Award

PenFed Credit Union President and CEO James Schenck received the John W. Dixon Award at this year's annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army.

The FÉG AMD-65: A Hungarian AK In Afghanistan

Originally developed as a Hungarian adaptation of the Kalashnikov in the 1960s, the FÉG AMD-65 lived on past the Cold War, and, up until recently, was used in large numbers by the Afghanistan National Security Forces.

The Birmingham Small Arms Story

The great gunmaking name of Birmingham Small Arms just refuses to go away. Thanks to a partnership with Arizona Airguns, guns bearing the BSA name are available in the U.S.

American Arms of the Battle of the Bulge

American G.I.s thwarted Hitler’s last-ditch offensive, even though Hitler threw the best men and weapons that he had available against America's troops in the Ardennes. Here the author looks at the small arms used by our troops to stop the Nazi war machine dead in its tracks.

M1903A4 Development: The U.S. Army’s Search for a Sniper Rifle

Despite the lessons learned during World War I, the U.S. Army lacked a purpose-built sniper rifle throughout the interwar period, even after efforts were made to develop one. The need became more apparent as World War II loomed, leading to the adoption of the M1903A4, with its developmental history explored here.

Book Review: The US M3/M3A1 Submachine Gun

Michael Heidler, no stranger to writing about firearm history, has produced a most impressive volume on one of this author’s favorite World War II firearms, the M3 “grease gun.”

Sniping In Korea: 1950-1953

When U.S. forces rushed to stop the North Koreans from overrunning South Korea in 1950, there were almost no American snipers. As the battle lines stabilized, that would change, and the war would become ideal for the employment of well-equipped and well-trained snipers.

The Men And Guns Of D-Day: 101st Airborne Division

Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television "The Men And Guns Of D-Day" to learn more about the men of the 101st Airborne Division, their stories and the firearms they used during "The Great Crusade."

The American Lewis Gun

Though an American design, it was used much more commonly by our British and Belgian allies in World War I. But the .30-’06 Lewis Gun delivered sterling performance to American soldiers, sailors and Marines in two world wars.

U.S. Olympic Shooters Achieve Best Performance Since 1964

Shooters from the United States claimed six medals during the 2021 Olympics, the most since the games in 1964.

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