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Home defense gives you broader options than you get for personal defense when it comes to selecting equipment and firearms. This is especially true when selecting a handgun and gear to protect the homestead. Here are our suggestions for exploiting this advantage.

Pistol Considerations for Home Defense

Jeremy Stafford - December 04, 2019

Home defense gives you broader options than you get for personal defense when it comes to...

Searching, identifying and shooting are all different tasks that require different tools and skills, and they all need to be practiced — and often.

Training with Flashlights for Home Defense

Jeremy Stafford - November 06, 2019

Searching, identifying and shooting are all different tasks that require different tools and...

Using an MSR for home defense is lauded by some as the perfect solution and reviled by others as impractical and dangerous. However, the truth about using an AR for home defense lies somewhere in the middle.

Best Gun for Home Defense: Considering the MSR

Jeremy Stafford - October 15, 2019

Using an MSR for home defense is lauded by some as the perfect solution and reviled by others...

Just because you put a pistol round into a rifle doesn't mean that it will perform like a rifle round. The 9mm won't magically start punching through body armor because you juiced it up. That said, a pistol caliber carbine (PCC) does have some very specific advantages in a home-defense scenario.

Pistol Caliber Carbine Considerations for Home Defense

Jeremy Stafford - October 01, 2019

Just because you put a pistol round into a rifle doesn't mean that it will perform like a...

Regardless of whether or not you carry a gun for a living, you should understand that the dynamics of a gunfight are chaotic and unpredictable.

Realistic Training for Concealed Carry

Jeremy Stafford - August 06, 2019

Regardless of whether or not you carry a gun for a living, you should understand that the...

Regarding reloads, be realistic and don't overcomplicate it.

Handgunning: Regarding Reloads

Jeremy Stafford - June 05, 2019

Regarding reloads, be realistic and don't overcomplicate it.

Regardless of my agenda, when I leave the house each day, my primary goal is to come home.

Self Defense: Why Surviving Is More Important Than Winning

David Kenik - December 17, 2018

Regardless of my agenda, when I leave the house each day, my primary goal is to come home.

CoolFire is a modular drop-'in unit that facilitates dry-'fire training with your own pistol with an additional layer of realism.

CoolFire Training: Realism Without Firing a Shot

Jeremy Cantrell - December 10, 2018

CoolFire is a modular drop-'in unit that facilitates dry-'fire training with your own pistol...

The Viking Tactics (VTAC) Barricade will help you train to get back into the fight, quickly.

VTAC 9-Hole Barricade Drill – Firearms Training

SGM Kyle Lamb (Ret.) - October 04, 2018

The Viking Tactics (VTAC) Barricade will help you train to get back into the fight, quickly.

OSG’s Michael Bane stops by the Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network booth to talk with Gila Hayes at the 2018 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits.

Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network Protects Its Clients

G&A Online Editors - May 05, 2018

OSG€™s Michael Bane stops by the Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network booth to talk with...

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