Glenn served for six years in the Australian Navy in the aforementioned role, roughly equivalent to a gunner’s mate in the U.S. Navy — the primary difference being the Aussie version doesn’t deal with small arms. Instead, he maintained shipboard weapon systems like 5-inch deck guns, Harpoon missile systems, and torpedoes. He served on ANZAC class frigates, including participating in the 2008 RIMPAC security joint exercise that allowed him to “cross-deck” to a U.S. Navy destroyer.
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GUNS AND PARTISAN POLITICS
It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again
Midrange Game Changers
We spend a lot of time talking about veteran-owned spirits in this column. But a truly relaxing, rewarding end-of-the-day drinking experience involves more than just good booze. Fortunately, this issue’s Veteran Vices column has you covered. Glenn Yench, former electronics technician, weapons rate, comes to this column all the way from Down Under.
NOT JUST A RED-DOTTED STEPCHILD
Springfield Armory’s Red-Dot-Equipped Subcompact
DUSHKA ON WHEELS
The Tactical Employment of the Motorcycle DShK Heavy Machine Gun in Syria
The JK Armament SBR PRO “Solvent Trap” and the Bad-Idea Oil Filter
SMOKE AND SPICE
Making Your Own Smoke Grenades
Tips for Buying a Used Firearm
The Multi-Headed Glock Solution for Ammo Panics
A DIFFERENT KIND OF AUSTRIAN PERFECTION
Strasser’s RS14 Straight-Pull Renews Our Enthusiasm for All Things Ballistic
HEAVY CLASSIC ROCK SUPERGROUP THE DEAD DAISIES ENRICH THE CROP BY BRINGING TRAPEZE, DEEP PURPLE AND BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION LEGEND GLENN HUGHES INTO THE GARDEN. HUGHES AND GUITARIST DOUG ALDRICH TAKE US ON A TOUR OF HOLY GROUND.
The Dead Daisies is a supergroup with a stellar line-up, in which the great Glenn Hughes brings a career’s worth of songwriting, singing and playing bass to the table. “I’ve fallen in love with bass again,” says our hero, looking back at his days with Deep Purple, Trapeze, Black Country Communion, and more...
Glenn Greenwald – ‘Journalists are Authoritarians'
Glenn Greenwald discusses what went wrong at the outlet he co-founded, what’s wrong with the ACLU, and what might go wrong in the Biden administration.
KELLY'S PRICEY PAYOUTS
THE “MISS INDEPENDENT” SINGER IS BEING HIT WHERE IT HURTS — IN HER POCKETS!
Glenn H. Curtiss
The fastest man in the world ... bullets are his only rival! - 1907
WIPAIRE' S FAMILY on FLOATS
Practical solutions for floatplanes
Petticoat TERROR OF THE PLAINS
WHETHER SINNER OR SAINT, MONSTER OR MADONNA, BELLE STARR IS ONE OF THE MOST ENIGMATIC AND MISUNDERSTOOD FIGURES IN OKLAHOMA HISTORY.
DIAA responds to pandemic with ‘window shopping'
In spite of COVID-19, area artists have continued to produce art.
Lace, Linen & Legacy
Henrietta Gattle and her son, Otto, opened their first brick-and-mortar store selling fine European lace and linens in 1919. More than 100 years later, Henrietta’s family continues the tradition at Gattle’s new location in Harbor Springs.
Best known for his playing with the progressive rock act Jethro Tull, the late Glenn Cornick knew his way around a fretboard like few others...