So others can sleep peaceably in their beds at night

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jonathan W. Cheney provides security for fellow Marines sweeping for weapons near the town of Al Buhardan, Iraq, April 22, 2006. Cheney is assigned to the Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines Regiment. DoD photo by Cpl. Brian M. Henner, U.S. Marine Corps. (Released)

When all else fails, post a cool pic. I do it for the fans.


  1. Great pic! I’ve now got a new desktop wallpaper. I have a question about it, though. What is that long thing sticking out of his head/neck?

  2. Nice ACOG…good to see Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children getting on the optics bandwagon. I’d guess that thing is a radio antenna, actually originating on his shoulder.

  3. Snipets magazine articles: Marine Corp is ordering over a 100 thousand ACog sights…. During the cease fire negotiations of the Falluja #1, the terrorists ask for all the snipers to be removed from Falluja, all there was were Marine Corp Infrantry with ACOGs…. M16A4 equiped with an ACOG is the greatest advancment to Marine Corp Infantry since the M1 Garand….