Preparedness Notes for Monday — September 12, 2022

Today is the birthday of Richard Jordan Gatling. He was born September 12, 1818, and died February 26, 1903. He was an American inventor best known for his invention of the Gatling gun, the first successful machine gun.

After nearly 40 years of riding across millions of American television and movie screens, the cowboy actor William Boyd, best known for his role as Hopalong Cassidy, died on this day in 1972 at the age of 77.

I suppose that by now, most of you have seen the video from yesterday (September 11, 2022), of an audio system glitch that turned into something quite awe-inspiring: Beautiful Moment — Entire NFL stadium takes over… Sings the National Anthem…

Today’s feature article is a review penned by our Field Gear Editor Emeritus, Pat Cascio. Take note that Pat is winding down to retirement and now sending us just two articles per month. So, henceforth, we will be interspersing review articles written by our new Field Gear Editor, Tom Christianson.