The second annual TAF Academy STEM Expo, formerly known as the Science Fair, showcased a number of innovations and ideas last Saturday from young teenagers and young adults alike.
The analogy of sheep dogs and sheep has been under discussion since Lt. Col. Dave Grossman raised it in his book titled “On Combat.” Published in 2008, the book describes three psychological approaches to threats of violence.
Apparently, the Armed Defense Training Association does not qualify as a service club because our focus is only on protecting life and not on feeding the homeless or providing scholarships for education.
The Seattle Times reports 80,000 to 500,000 Sikhs live in the U.S. — possibly 25,000 in Washington, mostly living in nearby Renton and Kent with other concentrations in Seattle, Bellevue, Marysville, Bellingham and Spokane.
A letter to The Mirror demanded that the editor publish a response from another point of view before publishing the inevitable Firearms Lawyer column regarding the recent mass murder in Aurora, Colorado.
I recently had the pleasure of meeting Ken Snyder, a former Loach pilot who lives in Federal Way, at a dinner party. We started talking about how he and his wife like to get out and do some shooting.
I have never seen a poem published in the Federal Way Mirror, but I read a poem out loud to some friends in our home on Saturday night. Someone suggested that I submit this poem, “The Tears of the Lord,” for publication on The Mirror’s religious page.
Here’s hoping the Second Amendment Foundation in Bellevue, a great organization that has taken the lead in many of the other cases around the nation, has King County dialed under their legal cross hairs.
A member of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce just sent me an email asking whether he can bring his 10-year-old son to the Armed Defense Training Association event on May 3. He and his son have been watching “Top Shot” since the show’s second season and have been cheering for Federal Way Police Cmdr. Kyle Sumpter this season.
Just getting selected as a “Top Shot” participant requires candidates to compete against men and women that are highly ranked in various shooting disciplines. Most are experts with a certain kind of pistol or rifle. It takes the ability to master whatever weapon is at hand in order to be successful on the show.