Episode 154: Stopping an Active Shooter – Interview with Andy Brown Part 1

This is a truly special episode today. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Andy Brown, author of the bo Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base. This bo is a recounting of two tragic events that happened within days of each other at Fairchild AFB–a B-52 bomber crash and an active shooting that killed 5 and wounded many . Andy was the man, then an Air Force Security Police airman (now known as Security Forces), who stopped the individual responsible for the heinous attack at the base hospital. It is not often you get to hear first hand from a man with his kind of experience and knowledge, so tune in, take some notes, and determine what you need to do to better prepare for your worst-case scenario.

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Bringing an End to Gun-Free Zones On Military Installations

After a bill to expand military service members’ rights to carry weapons on military bases and installations and defend themselves failed in the US Congress, the US Air Force began encouraging base commanders to use their already existing authority to train and arm service members with defensive weapons. This, too, after an Air Force study concluded that having armed service members might help stop or prevent other similar shootings and attacks from happening again in the future.

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Why Memorial Day 2015 Is Worth Celebrating

Diversity makes us strong but only blood keeps us safe. This memorial day remember those whose sacrifice has been given in blood on a battle field. That is why we all have an equal obligation to remember and honor those who have given their own lives to defend this nation and the few things we agree on.

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