Trijicon announced that its VCOG 1-8x28 mm has been selected by the U.S. Marine Corps for use as its Squad Common Optic.
NRA Life member Sidney C. Phillips, Jr., joined the U.S. Marine Corps on December 8, 1941, and he saw fierce combat action in the Pacifi c, including Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester and Pavuvu. He has shared his experiences on the PBS documentary “The War” and has been featured in HBO’s “The Pacific.” Now retired, Dr. Phillips is a humble hero and an example to us all.
Wiley Clapp's Marine Corps service influenced his choice for his favorite pistol of the 1960s.
The U.S. Marines in France would earn the name “Teufelshunde” or “Devil Dogs” from the Germans they faced. The Marines fought five major battles during World War I, mostly with the same small arms used by the U.S. Army, but with a few exceptions.
First adopted in 1962, the select-fire AR-15/M16 in its various forms has armed the U.S. military for more than 50 years.