From a Student: Paradigm Shift

Its always very rewarding hearing from students about what they learned in class- especially when it changes their thought process or point of view. I got this from a very capable student in the last Scout course: Then a note; the last Scout course catalyzed a revision in outlook and training - I train all …

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Advanced RTO Course Review

Just one day after the course, I've already got the honor of a course review coming in by way of a student we'll call the Mastiff: The RTO classes (Basic and Advanced) are a MUST HAVE tool in the partisan toolbox. The classes are fantastic and the material is very well presented. The classes follow …

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Scout Course Fall 2019 Pics

The Brushbeater Scout Course is designed to teach the fundamentals of marksmanship and small team skills to effectively employ three man teams to conduct reconnaissance, intelligence collection, and combat at extended ranges. Students did an excellent job over the duration of the course, getting far outside their comfort zone in a different type of small …

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USMC Testing Scout Sniper & Electronic Warfare Concept

According to Stars and Stripes, The USMC has successfully experimented with pairing Marines from the Radio Recon Team with Scout Sniper Marines in a recent exercise in Norway. The Marine Corps, like the Army, is recognizing the changes on the contemporary battlefield and applying outside-the-box thinking pairing signals intelligence specialists with their Scout Snipers. The …

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Scenes from the Advanced RTO Course

  The Advanced RTO Course takes what students learn in the Basic Course and builds on it, adding in practical application of Directional Antenna construction, robust encoding practices and methods for sending data bursts via common equipment used in outside the box ways. You get hands on actually doing the things others only talk about. …

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Practical, Tactical: Training Questions from a Reader

I got these questions from a reader based on the last couple of posts and its questions many have but don't quite understand. There's a lot of different reasons people begin to focus on communications, but when you boil it down, its one of two real necessities: either networking your group over an area, or, …

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Recon & Surveillance Course Review by Johnny Mac

The following review comes by way of Johnny Mac and was posted at his forum, Unchained Preppers. Check em out, great folks and a no-BS forum. What: This AAR (After Action Review) is to briefly outline my attendance of the Recon & Surveillance two-day class facilitated by NCScout blog owner of Brushbeater.com. Who: Facilitator NCScout …

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