RE: Of Guns and Museum Pieces
By LCDR James Thompson USN
May 07, 2013
Mr Hanger is not only ignorant and an idiot he is quite possibly a liar to boot. The US Army does NOT have a "rifle team", since 1956 when President Eisenhower established the unit they have had the US Army Marksmanship Unit, or the AMU. Everyone ever associated with it mentions they were on the AMU and their specialty was rifle, or pistol, or shotgun. No one but a wanna-be braggart would say they were on the army rifle team. Prior to the AMU, individual units fielded rifle "Teams" for competition but there was no unified Army Team. Try again nimrod.
The last thing I would like to leave the readers with is for a supposed expert to make the assertion that the 7.62x51mm NATO round that is fired out of the M14 can be fired out of the AK47 which fires the 7.62x39mm round (notice how 39 is SMALLER than 51) is proof positive this guy can't tell his muzzle from a hole in the ground.
Crawl back under your rock Mr Hanger, the grow-ups are trying to have a conversation.
LCDR James Thompson USN
About: "KHS Class of 1995
Received May 04, 2013 - Published May 07, 2013
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