Pulling on the Tru-Spec 24-7 Series Tactical Pants had the funny effect of taking me back in time. I wore BDUs as a kid. I used to… Read More »A Law Enforcement Pro’s Review of the Tru-Spec 24-7 Tactical Pants
I used to be solely on Team Ground Camper, because it was relatively easy to pack the tent in the back of the truck and… Read More »Elevate Your Camping Game with the Tepui Kukenam 3 Truck Tent
Justin Herzog is a competitive CrossFit athlete and a particularly muscular, particularly mustachioed San Diego firefighter. He’s the kind of professional who understands that being… Read More »A Firefighter Puts the NOBULL Shoes Through the Athletic Gauntlet
It’s a ton of light, probably more than you’d ever need. Unless of course you’re in an emergency, in which case the MH25GTS proves to be a valuable rescue tool.
Sean Curtis is a law enforcement professional with over two decades of experience, serving with SWAT, diving and swift water rescue teams in Colorado. He… Read More »A Law Enforcement Pro Puts the Under Armour Valsetz Boots to the Test
US Special Forces have an interesting habit of using sneakers in active warzones. Altama Boots saw a need and an opportunity. They created the Altama Maritime Assault Boots, an excellent land-and-sea tactical sneaker that’ll make you rethink your on-duty footwear.
This You Are GovX member profile is about our friend Travis Pike, Marine veteran, writer, and GovX blog contributor. You may have seen him shoot the… Read More »Don’t Worry, Be Happy, and Carry a Machine Gun
It doesn’t get much more American than this guy. He’s a firefighter who followed in his father’s footsteps. He runs marathons in honor of fallen… Read More »How One Arizona Firefighter Balances Duty with Dad Life
When it comes to trends, Hawaii has always trailed behind the rest of the country. Trends in the lower 48 don’t reach the islands until months… Read More »This Hawaii Lawman Races Triathlons in Body Armor in Honor of Fallen Officers
Detective Matthew Adams keeps his grandfather’s old shields and retirement revolver in a shadow box at his house. Back in the 60s, his grandfather was Chief… Read More »This Crook-Hunting Colorado Detective Scores One Point at a Time
Vic Mevo served six years with the USMC and tells us this story about participating in disaster relief efforts with Team Rubicon, the rapid deployment emergency… Read More »Getting S**t Done in Flood-Stricken Texas: A Marine Joins Team Rubicon
Everyone in our firefighting community uses leather boots for work, but we often struggle with breaking them in. I wear leather boots for both work… Read More »How to Break in Your New Leather Hiking Boots