JC Dodge

JC Dodge

Defense and Wilderness Survival

14 years of Army (Staff Sergeant) Combat Arms (Infantry and Airborne) experience, to included combat service in Iraq as a Squad Leader and Platoon Sergeant. Military Occupational Specialties include Infantry, NBC (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical warfare), Armorer (Small Arms repair), and Supply (logistics), with supplemental required courses being Airborne School, the Light Fighter Course, and the Basic Non Commissioned Officer Course (BNCOC). Interests include history, as it relates to the pursuit of liberty, firearms, hunting, and survival related training and activities. I am the owner of Mason Dixon Tactical, which was started on July 4th, 2010, to better help the inexperienced patriot procure the needed training, equipment, and guidance for future troubles.

The Riotgun And The Bayonet

“Do you know of any other firearm that is designed for close in defense, can fire non lethal ammo like rubber balls, pepper dust, or pepper balls in the same repeatable way you can with lethal ammo, can accurately hit and drop a man sized target at 100 meters, and can immediately and effectively disable a vehicle engine with accurate hits?”

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Making The “Lightning” For Your Force Multipliers

Last year I decided to get with the times and see if I could come up with alternative charging means to recharge not only my AA’s and CR123’s, but also my 9 Volt batteries for my laser range finder and heat (game) detector. My FLIR 24 which has an internal battery and recharges via micro USB also needed a way to get a boost in the field.

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Common Tasks Testing, The Army’s “Everybody” Requirement

For a number of years now, I have concentrated most of my class time on the Rural Buddy Team Essentials Course (RBTEC), because the Buddy Team is not only the core building block of any martial/defensive group, but is also what I believe is the most realistic, when it comes to how many people you will have to work with.

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