December 30, 1865 was the birthday of Rudyard Kipling. His writings are now favorites among British, Australian, and American officers and NCOs deployed to Afghanistan.
Today we present another review by our Field Gear Editor, Pat Cascio. But first, some breaking news (with commentary):
JWR’s Comment: Chalk up one for the Good Guys. Without their prompt response, this probably would have been another bloodbath.