Hi all. Have read AoM for a while and decided to join to community.I'm currently in the throws of getting my life back on track. After an attempt at running a business and the partnership falling…Continue
Business Owner, Radio Communications, Amateur Radiation Hobbyist, Firearms Enthusiast, Camping Fanatic, Computer Hobbyist, US & World History Buff
The Hunt For Red October, Cardinal in the Kremlin, The Ten Thousand, Plum Island, The Lion, Up Country, Pandemic, World War Z, American Apocalypse, A Blood-Dimed Tide, Citizen Solider, The General's Daughter, The Road to Arnhem, The OSS and I, Resistance, American Apocalypse II, Dead Mom; A Snipers Vietnam, Marine Sniper, The Hatchet, Once Second After, American Soldier, Night Fall, Pandora's Legion, Code of Honor
Valkyrie, Hunt For Red October, The Shawshank Redemption, Men of Honor, Band of Brothers, The Pacific, Generation Kill, A Bridge Too Far, Saving Private Ryan, Full Metal Jacket, Flags of our Fathers, The Last Samurai, M*A*S*H, The Sum of All Fears, Patriot Games, Indiana Jones, The Bourne Series, Salt, Behind Enemy Lines, Law Abiding Citizen, U-571, K19 "The Widow Maker", Crimson Tide, Das Boot, Top Gun, Hill, Patton, MacArthur, Beneath Hill 60, Red Tails, Flyboys, Edge of Tomorrow, Platoon, Hamburger Hill, Citizen X, John Adams, Serenity,Sherlock Holmes Series, The Terminator Series, Apocalypse Now, Shutter Island, Rambo Series, Inception, Gladiator
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"No good decision was ever made in a swivel chair" - Gen. George S. Patton, Jr.
“You don’t hurt ’em, if you don’t hit ’em.” - LTG. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller
"Never give an order that can't be obeyed." - Gen. Douglas MacArthur
"My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." - Pres. John F. Kennedy
"Watch the backblast, you idiot" - Tzu Sun, "The Art of War"
"Stop worrying what the media and the general public think. Do the things you enjoy doing (within reason), not because of how you'll be perceived by others, but in what best ways to sharpen the skills you want to learn. If your goal is to be…"
"From a purely functional standpoint, I favor the 1911. It's simple and just feels natural in my hand and I can manipulate it with easy and I say that as an individual that has handled and fired very few 1911s.
I carry a RIA M206 .38Spl with a…"
As a man I want to do the best to protect my family in the event of a disaster. This group is for the men who wants to be prepared for all hazards to insure his family can make it through the storm. This forum is to discuss anything, from the four phases of Emergency Management-Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery, and to discuss the future of Emergency Management. If anyone works in Emergency Management, or is a first responder, or if you just want to discuss how to be better…See More
"I've got some conversation starters, haha.
A growing collection of Civil Defense survey meters and geiger counters, with original boxes, documentation and accessories. Had most of them calibrated and restored, the counters are very sensitive…"
"We're very lucky here in KY, we actually have a state barber board, an individual works as a probationary barber for a time of six months, then they can take the barber exam. Unfortunately our city is down to one barber, in a town that use…"
"For whisky definitely Canadian, particularly Black Velvet and Crown Royal. BV and Ginger or CR and Coke are some good cocktails, need a Collins glass to make their properly, but any glass over 10oz works.
Vokda, Stoli Red Label or Gold,…"
"I actually use Dapper Dan, it has great hold and a great shine, it's oil-based. It's just a tad expensive, but that may be because it's imported in from England (I'm in the US). I've been using the Ax Pomade, it's…"
"I think it depends on one's definition of "civic mindedness". Some could consider simply picking up trash along the town roadside as "civic mindedness", while others consider running for office to be such.
"Our workplace has an in-house gym. Naturally there are showers there. I have seen coworkers and even company execs naked in the showers. For my coworkers, it was no big deal to see the other guys naked although it was not flaunted. The executives…"
Though they aren't common in the United States, Jjimjilbangs, Banyas, Onsens, and Hamams are a great places to hang out. This is a group for men comfortable in their own skin and appreciate the eastern ideas of public bath houses.See More
"I used to go to a Korean sauna with a coworker. We tried to get a couple other guys to join but, as expected, none were interested after he explained the custom of mandatory nudity. We had no issue with it.
At my current place of employment, we…"
"I thought I knew the mean of the word "sanction", and I did.
But apparently it also means the exact opposite:
1. a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule.
2. official permission or approval for an action.