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The Armed Citizen® October 2009

Police say an 18-year-old carjacker approached August Peters, 74, as he exited his vehicle. "Give me your car or I'll kill you," the carjacker said, putting a knife to Peters' throat. Luckily for Peters, he had an item that made him the physical equal of his youthful adversary-a firearm.

The Armed Citizen® January 2011

Boom! A ruckus woke a woman and her two young children. Her first thought was that an earthquake had occurred, and she quickly called her husband at work to confirm it. No earthquake had been reported.

The Armed Citizen® October 26, 2011

When Ronald Bracey awoke to his wife’s screams, he leapt from bed, got his handgun and stepped out of the bedroom where, to his immense terror, two men were holding guns to his wife’s head.

This Time, It's Personal

In this second straight summer of runaway wildfires, a C-130 loadmaster finds himself and his crew battling to save his grade school, the house where he grew up and the homes of fellow crew members.

The Armed Citizen® June 18, 2013

One afternoon, a 37-year-old mother of two heard a knock at the front door of her home. At first, the woman assumed the visitor was a solicitor and told her 9-year-old twins not to answer.

The Armed Citizen® July 30, 2013

Shaelynn Burton, 25, was asleep in her home when she heard someone banging on the front door at about 4 a.m. When Burton answered the door, a woman forced her way into the residence.

The Armed Citizen® October 8, 2013

At approximately 11 p.m., a resident responded to the sound of an intruder entering his home. A 21-year-old man had used a shovel to break through a back window and enter the residence.

Still in the Fight

Former Navy SEAL and Team Bushmaster member Aaron Reed is making the transition from the war zone to the 3-Gun range.

The Armed Citizen® November 5, 2013

While walking down the sidewalk, a military service member was assaulted by a man he did not know. As he was walking around 3 p.m., he was approached by a stranger, who proceeded to verbally assault him before physically striking him in the head.

The Armed Citizen® February 18, 2014

Heather Thompson, 22, had a restraining order against her former boyfriend when he entered her home with a knife and began stabbing her. Michael White, 24, Thompson's current boyfriend, witnessed the attack and fired his rifle twice.

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