Product Review: Micro BVM

We were asked by the nice folks at Micro BVM to evaluate their product. The Micro BVM is a full-functional adult BVM with mask, oxygen tubing and reservoir, fully compatible with most aftermarket PEEP...

What did you learn in EMS today?

I have a few nice short and sweet podcasts coming your way this month. In this episode I share two ideas to help you with your exam success and even day to day EMS...

The Older Shooter

At the NRA Annual Meetings (NRAAM), addition to the speeches and huge exhibit hall, there are educational seminars for all sorts of firearms related activities. In addition to the typical “how to shoot better”...

The Exhibit Hall

It’s big. I don’t know if it’s the “15 Acres” of guns and gear that the NRA advertised, but it’s big. One can easily spend every moment it was open both days wandering the...

AAR: “The Medical Mindset,” by Travis Hall

Second in my reviews of medical training courses at #NRAAM2019 is Travis Hall’s “Medical Mindset: Are You Prepared?” First in such short seminars is verifying the instructor’s bona fides. Travis “Doc T” Hall is...

#NRAAM2019 Product Spotlight: Girsan 1911

Over the years, EAA has developed a reputation for importing surprisingly decent guns, such as the EAA Witness, and Tanfoglio pistols.Saw this one in the exhibit hall, and I am intrigued. May be doing...

#NRAAM2019 Product Spotlight: EAA Gun Safe

Nifty gun storage solution from EAA, the importers of Tanfoglio pistols.

#NRAAM2019 : Themes

Seems like every year you go to one of these, there seems to be a theme to the exhibits. There was the Year of the AR15, the Year of the 1911, the Year of...

#NRAAM2019 Product Spotlight

This appeals powerfully to the lazy in me.

AAR: “You’re the First Responder, Whether You Know It or Not!”

One rapidly growing trend in the firearms and self-defense industry is an increased focus on first aid and medical care, to the point that the IFAK nightstand pocket dump photo is becoming as ubiquitous...