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Filmed at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA:

So disrespectful.  A lot of people just don’t “get it” because they are so far removed from death in war.  For most, I imagine visiting there is just another meaningless stop on the list before they head to the Cheesecake Factory.  I’ve never been to war, so I don’t know what it’s like either… but I definitely can comprehend the gravity of the commitment and sacrifice every soldier makes.

Thoughts?

Hat tip: Al

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ROANOKE, Va. — Both 911 calls reporting a man with a rifle at Valley View Mall in Roanoke were from security officers at the retail complex — one relaying a secondhand report, the other watching a 40-minute-old surveillance video, according to emergency call recordings. The first call, from a mall guard at 5:05 p.m. Monday, reported that another mall worker had seen a man with “a big assault rifle.”

The second call, at 5:37 p.m., was from a Macy’s loss prevention detective, who breathlessly told a police dispatcher, “It definitely was an assault rifle.” The calls sent dozens of city and state police swarming the mall and prompted an evacuation and a failed 10-hour search of the region’s largest shopping complex.

The man who was subject of the hunt came forward Tuesday and showed a city detective the black umbrella he had been carrying against Monday’s predicted rain.

Full Story – HERE

Wow people are so scared for their lives they are even calling the cops on umbrellas.

I need to be careful not to wear black jeans to the mall, someone might think I have to assault rifles for legs like in that Tarantino movie Grindhouse.

Hat tip: Billy V.

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According to two witnesses, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia took fellow Justice Elena Kagan out for a lesson in skeet shooting at his shooting club in Virginia last week.

Full Story – HERE

Interesting… Seems odd that a story vouched for by two witnesses without and pictures would be published everywhere. Not that I don’t believe it happened, I would just like more proof.

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The weapon will recoil backwards and to the weak side of the grip.  This sideways motion can move the weapon off the target.  It is helpful to tilt the weapon to the weak side from 45 to 90 degrees (it will vary with the shooter).  The recoil-induced motion will then more nearly stay within the target outline.

Source – Smith & Wesson M1076 (10mm Semiautomatic Pistol) – Instructional Tips & Techniquest for Firing – ( See Page 25, Note 1)

Author: SSA Urey W. Patrick – Firearms Training Unit – FBI Academy – Quantico, Virginia

More on why the FBI chose the m1076 10mm back in the 1990’s – HERE

Anyone have a scan of the original training manual, or any other manual to verify this?

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