Born in Battle – Salute Targets

Born in Battle – Salute Targets

by Col Mike Howard US Marines (Ret) Founder & Owner of Salute Targets When I first came up with the idea for Salute Targets, I was literally in between combat tours in Iraq. I had gone from being a battalion commander of Marines on the initial drive for Baghdad...
Salute to John C. Garand

Salute to John C. Garand

Jean Cantius Garand (pronounced “Garand” as in ‘Errand’) (1888 to 1974), known simply as John C. Garand, was born on a farm in St. Remi, Quebec, Canada. He moved with his family to Jewett City, Connecticut, in 1899. He is remembered as the firearms designer who...
Salute to John T. Thompson

Salute to John T. Thompson

John Taliaferro (pronounced “tolliver”) Thompson, (1860 to 1940), was the U.S. Army officer remembered in American military history as the inventor of his outstanding Thompson submachine gun. This was one of the finest firearms of WWII. Thompson was born...
Salute to John Moses Browning

Salute to John Moses Browning

John Moses Browning (1855 to 1926), was born in Ogden, Utah. He was one of America’s greatest firearms designers and a genius when it came to robust, reliable weapons for our US military. He is a legend among American military and civilian shooters, as many of his...
6 Things That Slow Us Down In Three Gun

6 Things That Slow Us Down In Three Gun

Three gun is one of the most complex sports you can participate in, brining to the table three different aspects of the same sport. In shooting, regardless of what you may be pulling the trigger on, many of the fundamentals are the same, and those fundamentals and our...
The Gun Is Civilization

The Gun Is Civilization

by Maj. L. Caudill USMC (Ret) Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force.  If you want me to do something for you, you have a choice of either convincing me via argument, or force me to do your bidding under threat of force. Every human...