This week's Liberty Letter packed chock-full of great content!

We have the SOTG Radio from this week, where the Professor discusses the infamous FBI Miami Firefight, while reading directly out of FBI Miami Firefight: Five Minutes that Changed the Bureau by Ed Mireles.

Also we have the Precision Rifle Course coming up this August! Have you gotten your seat yet? If not, why not?! You don't wanna miss this amazing opportunity.

Lastly, I've got something BRAND NEW for you! Down at the bottom of the letter, is the first ever SOTG Crossword! Do you love SOTG, and also love Crosswords? Well then this should be a treat. 

FBI Miami Firefight Lessons Learned | SOTG 1137

Although it has been 36 years since the famous FBI Miami Firefight, there are many lessons to be learned from that event. Professor Paul just finished reading a book by one of the participants, Ed Mireles. We will take some time to consider what we can learn.

Don’t Worry About What to Say

I recently had a thoughtful conversation with a man and he asked me how I knew that God was real. For a moment, I had a bit of worry that I would not say the right thing or say enough.

Safety Briefing: Drop It!

An informative Safety Briefing is important. I just finished reading a news story about a “role player” who was shot during a police training exercise. A live, loaded firearm was introduced into the training scenario where it should not have been.

FBI Miami Firefight: Five Minutes that Changed the Bureau
Recommended Reading

"FBI Miami Firefight" Five minutes that Changed the Bureau If you have a choice between living and dying, which would you choose? On April 11, 1986 in Miami, Florida, eight FBI agents and two murderous bank robbers engaged in five-minute gunfight. There were 150 shots fired during the incident.

Precision Rifle: The Spirit of the Rifleman Live Training Course

America is a nation founded by riflemen. Precision Rifle is designed to rekindle the Spirit of the Rifleman and to provide the instruction and training necessary to enable to student to realize their full potential with a rifle.

Date: Aug 5-7, 2022  |  Food & Lodging Included

"Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.”

~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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That's right, the first-ever SOTG Crossword Puzzle!

A fun & simple way to test your knowledge of all things Student of the Gun, and help you wake up in the morning while you're sipping on your coffee.

I hope you enjoy, please let me know if you have any feedback, and the answer key will be in next week's Liberty Letter.

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