Anti-Fungal foot fungus pen

Foot Fungus – The Enemy You Never Saw Coming

Did you know foot fungus is one of the most common and widespread ailments in the military and on the trail? Maybe you remember Lieutenant Dan’s words of wisdom to Forrest Gump and his friend Bubba Blue: “There’s one item of gear that can be the difference between a live grunt and dead grunt. Socks. Cushioned sole. OD green. Try and keep your feet dry. When we’re out humpin I want you boys to remember to change your socks whenever …

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john lovell night vision training

An Intro to Night Vision

How to choose and use your night vision kit. When it comes to night vision gear, it’s possible to spend a fortune and get a lot of junk. The truth about night vision kit is that you’re usually going to get what you pay for, and if you want reliable, high-performance gear then you can’t afford to skimp and buy the knock-offs. As my friend and night vision aficionado, Sam Houston, says: “Good night vision isn’t cheap, and cheap night …

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The Most Effective Appendix Holsters in the World

There’s absolutely no doubt that the way you carry your firearm has a huge impact on how effectively you can deploy your weapon when it really matters. If speed is what you’re after with your concealed carry draw–and I assume it is–then appendix carry is hands-down your best option. Of course, drawing from appendix (or ankle/3 o’clock/4 o’clock) can be dangerous. Therefore, proper equipment and training are vital to doing this safely before you go quick draw McGraw and shoot …

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john lovell howard leight ear pro review

Howard Leight Ear Pro: The Best Everyday Shooting Range Ear Protection

If you’ve been through as many ear protection options as we have, both in the field and on the training range, I know you’ll appreciate some thoughts on which options we’ve found to offer the most reliability and versatility for the money.  These would be the tried and true WPS-tested workhorses–the Howard Leight Ear Pro. This will be your absolute best bang for the buck if you’re looking for a durable everyday pair that you can wear to the range …

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WPS Fox Folder Review

If you’re looking for the perfect 2021 Father’s Day folding blade, you could do much worse than the Italian handcrafted, American hand-tested, WPS Fox Folder.  Created in small batches by Fox Italy, Italy’s oldest knifemaker and one of our favorite bladesmith partners, the WPS Fox Folder is a high-performance tactical tool that can also rest easy in the pocket for convenient carry and (relatively) quick deployment.  With a G10 handle and N690Co ceramic-coated High Carbon Stainless Steel blade, the Fox …

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john lovell arex delta m gen 2 9mm pistol

Arex Delta M Gen 2 Pistol Review

I realize that with the shortage of guns, reviewing a new gun is a bit like dangling a juicy steak in front of a starving man. But one day, lying in your beds, many days from now, you’ll realize that guns are back in stock, that the Corona funk is gone and that you should probably go re-watch Braveheart as soon as possible. In the meantime, here are my thoughts on the Arex Delta M Gen 2 pistol. I received …

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WPS Supreme Appendix EDC Belt

The Supreme Appendix Belt by Nexbelt couples a rugged ratcheting buckle design with a heavy-duty strap to make one of the most reliable EDC belts on the market. Nexbelt didn’t cut any corners with this design. The ratcheting buckle makes it easy to quickly and discretely make adjustments while transitioning between seated and standing positions. While pin buckles offer only 1” adjustment increments, Nexbelt’s PreciseFit allows for ¼” adjustments. That means whether you’re adjusting for a holster or the 3-course meal …

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steak knife cutting steak in kitchen

WPS Steak Destroyer – The Warrior’s Kitchen

Steak Night in Style The WPS Steak Destroyer knife set has arrived. Carefully crafted by hand in Italy, each satin-coated blade will sing through any sear. With stainless steel blades and rivets, these beautiful tools hold a lasting sheen that proudly bears the WPS logo. With a blade length of 4.13″ and an overall length of 8.66″, these knives are perfectly versatile for a variety of jobs in the kitchen. It’s worth noting – they’ll hold up just fine outside …

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WPS ankle medical kit

WPS Ankle Med Kit – How to Save a Life

Lieutenant J.D. was on duty when he and his crew were dispatched to a penetrating trauma call. Someone was on a stabbing rampage. J.D. and his team from the Porter Fire Department were sent to one of two locations where victims with multiple stab wounds were found. The rescue company had been assigned to the other location. As soon as J.D. arrived and assessed the situation, he realized one of the three victims had a life-threatening injury to her back, …

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IWI X95 Tavor Review

If you’re reading this post, chances are you’re familiar with the versatile AR15. Chances are even good that you have shot an AR15 or own one as part of your personal arsenal. You probably also know that here at Warrior Poet, we are big proponents of the ArmaLite standard; however, this post is not about the standard issue AR15. Today we’re going to focus on the pros and cons of the Israeli Weapons Industry (IWI) X95 Tavor.  The IWI X95 …

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