DTG is a retired USAF Senior NCO who currently teaches survival skills, marksmanship, and consults on other interesting subjects to like-minded people in his spare time.

He’s an avid student of history, and enjoys running Defensive Training Group, a well-known, longtime blog.

He also believes each American will face a test of epic proportions in the near future, and the final exam encountered will not allow any ‘do-overs.’  His philosophy on preparedness and training can be summed up with the oft used catch phrase, ‘there are no victims, only volunteers.’

Winchester 670 Range Performance

In part 1, here, I described the Winchester 670 and a little bit of its history along with some of the unique features I found: Completely unbedded action. Original 'Tip Off' scope ring mounts. A 3X9 X 40 once inch 'tee vee' screen scope. Factory iron sights. 19 inch...

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The Importance of Keeping Your Head….Especially These Days

There's a heck of a lot of incidents, rhetoric, racist taunts (Hello, CNN) outright threats, and seditious talk coming from the communists these days.  All one needs to do to verify the preceding statement is check the MSM lately.  It's also evident that our country...

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Comparision / Contrast: Old v New AR Platforms – Pt 2

Before we get into this installment, I freely acknowledge that there are as many people out there who simply loathe the M16/AR15/M4/M4gery platform and would rather throw rocks at an enemy than use one, as recently evidenced by comments not making the cut here (I...

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Comparision / Contrast: Old v New AR Platforms – Pt 1

"Ch-ch-ch-changes.....Time May Change Me, but I can't Change Time..." Interesting start to a new post, huh?  Kinda sorta 'Bowie-like' but different....as you can see by the featured photo, this is going to be a comparison contrast with some history thrown in regarding...

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Non-Survival Knives – Part 3: The Randalls

Part 1 Part 2 No discussion on 'non-survival knives' would be complete without describing a couple of the offerings by Randall Made Knives that are really, the cream of the crop when it comes to quality in knives.  There are many knives out there just as good as a...

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General Purpose Load Outs – Pt III

Parts 1 & II On this installment, we'll look at what would be Level III, or the 'Existence Load.'  Please note that brands are not what is being recommended here (everyone seems to have their own favorites); only the category/type of item, as they're what's.  For...

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General Purpose Gear Load Outs – Pt II

Gear Layering What is gear layering? As described in other posts from authors here on American Partisan, gear layering is arranging equipment in lines, layers, and levels, to achieve the same thing. It is a technique for prioritizing the carriage of the most essential...

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