Articles by ggates

Bentley Gates is an author whose works includes the "The Bahrain Conspiracy" (Savant 2010). He has earned the prestigious Editor/Publisher Award from the National Association of Legal Investigators and authored articles for leading trade publications. He is a Vietnam Era veteran of the 1st Cavalry Division and has taught Kenpo Karate giving rise to his interest in martial arts and militaria.

Using FBI Crime Statistics for Awareness: Part 2

  LAST WEEK: PART ONE – IDENTIFYING THE MOST COMMON CIRCUMSTANCE LEADING TO A LETHAL...

ggates September 20, 2011

Part 1 of 2: Are You Ready for a Lethal Encounter?

THIS WEEK: PART ONE – IDENTIFYING THE MOST COMMON CIRCUMSTANCE LEADING TO A LETHAL ENCOUNTER NEXT...

ggates September 13, 2011

Oklahoma Legislature Approves Second Amendment Day

While state legislatures across the nation are making their constituent’s intents known regarding gun...

ggates May 3, 2011

Utah Declares Browning Automatic Pistol M1911 the Official State Firearm!

  While President Obama pondered his March Madness brackets instead of keeping eye on world problems,...

ggates April 12, 2011

Gunner Up in Rush Hour!

Every day, day in and day out, we grind along in traffic jams around the country plodding to and from work....

ggates February 22, 2011

Mystery of a Great Patriot's Death

Guns & Patriots regrets to report that the body John Wheeler III, 66, has been found in a landfill. Many...

ggates February 1, 2011

Part Three Of Three: A Brief History Of US Military Sidearms: The Modern Period, 1870 To Present

Over the past two weeks, Guns & Patriots published Parts One and Two of the article "A Brief History of...

ggates January 25, 2011

A Brief History of US Military Sidearm, Part Two of Three: The Percussion Cap Era: 1837 to 1870

This is Part Two of a three part “A Brief History of the US Military Sidearm" by Bentley Gates. This...

ggates January 18, 2011

History of US Military Sidearms Part One: The Flintlock Handgun, 1775 to 1844

This is Part One of a series of three articles by author Bentley Gates on the history of sidearms in the US...

ggates January 11, 2011

New Weapon Deployed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon confirmed on Thursday the secret deployment in Afghanistan over the past several weeks of the...

ggates December 14, 2010