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The industries that support the sniper community were generous with their time and efforts to ensure that new products, weapons, and optics were properly and accurately covered in the magazine.

In November 2010, we published our 24th issue— We have interviewed industry leaders, offered sustainment articles, reviewed weapon systems, optics, and tactical gear. With 4800 current readers, we are growing daily into a professional journal that still remains true to its core. . . Assisting professional shooters maintain their skill sets, and add new ones, all while keeping the advertisement level low and the bull crap even lower. Check us out— we publish straight to our reading list!

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About the authors

TONY GIMMELLIE

While there Tony instructed room clearing, Hostage Rescue, Explosive and Mechanical Breaching Techniques, and the Employment of Snipers and Designated Marksmen in support of CQB operations. Tony has attended over 32 schools. Most of his training and schooling stems from his time in the military and with his current occupation as a Officer in the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division where he works as a member of the Vehicle Inspection Teams and as a Magnetometer Advance Officer for Presidential and Foreign Dignitary Protection details.

Some of his most notable training is as follows: Scout Sniper Basic Course Scout Sniper Advanced Course Mountain Scout Sniper Course CQB Course CQB Instructor Course HRP – High Risk Personnel Course FBI Firearms Instructor Course Basic Airborne School UK Explosive Search School Recon and Surveillance Course (SOTG) Bill Rodgers Shooting Course (Pistol, Sub gun, & Shotgun) FLETC – Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Secret Service Academy in Beltsville, MD Tony has served on multiple weapon and optics test projects for the Military and currently enjoys competing in a variety of shooting sports, testing and evaluating weapons, gear and equipment along with writing in his free time.

JOHN BOYETTE

JOHN BOYETTE -(shooting editor for SNIPERWORX.COM) is a nine year combat veteran of the U.S. Army with deployments from two peace keeping missions and one deployment on the G.W.O.T. During his deployment in Iraq john started to develop an interest in Sniper operations and Sniper tactics. Upon John’s return from OIF-I; he started to shoot competitively in long range tactical matches across the southeastern part of the country and still competes in sniper competitions regularly.

John is also the owner of TRACE ARMORY GROUP— a company that teaches long range precision marksmanship, exterior ballistics, mil relation skills, and core marksmanship courses (carbine, pistol, shotgun). John is currently working as a contractor for the Dept. of Energy .
Some of the classes John has attended are: U.S. Army A.M.U. Squad Designated Marksman Instructor Course Jan 05 Bi-monthly Sniper training with an law enforcement department, 04-05 U.S. Army Jump Master School Nov 2002, 82nd Airborne Div. M.O.U.T., Platoon level Instructor cert Nov 2000, 82nd Airborne Div. Crew Served, Machinegun Leaders Course Sept 98, U.S. Army Javelin Anti-Tank School May 97 U.S. Army Airborne School Mar-97, U.S. Army Basic training and Infantry, School Nov 96- Mar 97

Why people are fascinated with guns

According to the opinion of acquainted Political Science experts, there are persons motivated to protect and exercise their constitutional rights resorting to the use of firearms. For such reason, as your intelligent escort will tell you, weapons are considered as a political issue.

People that aim to protect their life and security

If you want to understand why people are fascinated with guns, you must take into consideration that they are considered by many as an essential component of their everyday life. As your intelligent Huston escorts will tell you, in countries like US, many individuals live or have lived in a house where there was a weapon. On the other hand, a considerable minority has actively considered buying one.

For such reason, many people are fascinated with the history, functioning and the symbolic meaning of a gun according to eminent sociology professors at Wake Forest University.

Several surveys have revealed that men feel more fascination for guns than women. However, as your smart escorts will tell you, it is important to point out that there is a very strong cultural component in terms of the possession of weapons. For instance, in the case of US, most of the owners live in the south and in the west, while a small number live in the northeastern states. Families of such areas tend to maintain the tradition of having a gun.

Reasons why people resort to buying guns

When people are asked about the reasons for buying a gun or a rifle, around 68% assert that they do it for protection as your splendid lady from the Escort Directory has learned from her experience. 39% use weapons to hunt, and around 31% use them to practice shooting recreationally.

14% collect guns as a hobby and 8% use weapons for work. Something important to point out is that many people associate firearms to freedom because, from a practical point of view, they played an essential role on the struggle for independence in many countries.

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