Articles by Mike Piccione

Mike Piccione is founding editor of Guns & Patriots and is now an executive at U.S. Concealed Carry. A long time shooter, hunter and writer, Piccione is a Marine veteran, a NRA Marketing Manager and a member of the Fairfax County, VA, Community Emergency Response Team.

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The Redneck Guide to Emergency Preparedness

Hurricane Irene has crawled and doused the east coast of the United States. The aftermath of a...

Mike Piccione September 6, 2011

Too Hot to Carry? No! Here are 10 Lightweight Carry Guns

It’s hot. It’s 100 degrees over a large portion of the country and that means you probably...

Mike Piccione August 2, 2011

What To Carry When You Can't Carry Your Gun

Concealed carry means more than just carrying your gun. Concealed carry also means carrying other...

Mike Piccione July 26, 2011

Gear Test: AE Light Solar Lantern

Excerpt: "When the power goes out the first thing you need is light. Without light you can't do much in an...

Mike Piccione June 28, 2011

Back Door Gun Control and Fighting Back

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Mike Piccione June 14, 2011

Medal of Honor: Thomas Jerome Hudner, Jr.

Rank: LieutenantOrganization: U.S. NavyDivision: Fighter Squadron 32Born: 31 August 1924, Fall River,...

Mike Piccione May 3, 2011

A Fallen Marine's Ring Finds It's Way Home After 43 Years

Last week I received a call from Rosemary. She said it was important and left her phone number with the...

Mike Piccione May 3, 2011

Medal of Honor: Frank A. Herda

Rank: Specialist Fourth ClassOrganization: U.S. ArmyCompany: Company A, 1st BattalionDivision: 506th...

Mike Piccione April 26, 2011

Medal of Honor: Harold Durham

Harold Durham was a 2nd Lieutenant when he gave his life for our country on October 17, 1967.  Mr....

Mike Piccione April 19, 2011

Medal of Honor: Charles C. Hagemeister

You’re a teenager in Lincoln, Nebraska and you get the notice you have been drafted. Not much more than...

Mike Piccione April 12, 2011

Medal of Honor: Ola L. Mize

Rank: Master SergeantOrganization: U.S. ArmyCompany: Company KDivision: 15th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry...

Mike Piccione April 5, 2011

Medal of Honor: Dr. Mary E. Walker

Rank: Contract Acting Assistant Surgeon (civilian)Organization: U.S. ArmyBorn: 26 November 1832, Oswego...

Mike Piccione April 5, 2011

Medal of Honor: Frederick E. Ferguson

Rank: Chief Warrant OfficerOrganization: U.S. ArmyCompany: Company C, 227th Aviation BattalionDivision: 1st...

Mike Piccione March 29, 2011

Medal of Honor: Ronald Eric Ray

Rank: CaptainOrganization: U.S. ArmyCompany: Company A, 2d BattalionDivision: 35th Infantry, 25th Infantry...

Mike Piccione March 22, 2011