True Stories

Get inspired by true stories of armed self-defense and other real-life incidents involving the use of firearms.

True Stories — February/March 2019
True Stories — February/March 2019
Duncan Mackie — February 18, 2019

Check out tales of legally armed citizens prevailing against criminals in these true stories from the USCCA's Feb/March 2019 issue of CCM.

Five Reasons You Need the USCCA’s Critical Response Team: Your First Call … After 911
Five Reasons You Need the USCCA’s Critical Response Team: Your First Call … After 911
USCCA — February 17, 2019

The USCCA’s Critical Response Team (CRT) is standing by 24/7/365 to help you in the aftermath of any lawful self-defense incident. Make them your first call after 911.

Linda Harris: A Legacy of Instruction Continues
Linda Harris: A Legacy of Instruction Continues
Beth Alcazar — February 12, 2019

I still remember the first time I met Linda Harris. Years ago, some co-workers and I were at the Harris’ home (we had been training at nearby SIG Sauer Academy), and she had made us venison chili for dinner. Of course, I almost felt like I knew her already since I had heard so many amazing stories…

How Old Is Too Old?
How Old Is Too Old?
Rick Sapp — February 8, 2019

In my mind’s eye, I still see myself as 37 years old. I was between marriages with a job I enjoyed that paid enough to travel and buy a home. Does everyone have such an image? A time that our minds wander to as we see ourselves getting older? All…

Hold Parents Responsible
Hold Parents Responsible
Rick Sapp — February 1, 2019

If we’re forced to surrender our firearms one day, it won’t be from one big gulp but rather the endless tiny bites of unlimited lawsuits, political backstabbing and extreme social challenge. It will feel like we were set upon by a swarm of gnats, but no one will honestly be…

Shooting With Your Eyes Closed?
Shooting With Your Eyes Closed?
Kevin Michalowski — January 31, 2019

Do you know what I like about George Harris? Everything! He is knowledgeable, articulate and backs up his words with proof. He has forgotten more about guns and firearms training than I will ever know. AND … despite being something like twice my age, he has more drive and energy…